Less thinking, more doing: tips to jump start your motivated self

Less thinking, more doing: tips to jump start your motivated self

Recently i've been thinking a lot about what it means to feel motivated. What drives me to jump out of bed in the morning, energises me to workout or inspires me to write? A big part of me felt that the change in season might have been a catalyst to feeling a surge in energy, [...]

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How are you?

How are you?

No but really... How are you?    Sadly it feels as though this question has lost it's real purpose. Absent-mindedly I both ask and am asked this question daily yet rarely offer a response more than a yeah ok, you?. That's as deep as it gets. This autonomous exchange has become a superficial social glue to loosely acquaint [...]

20 life lessons I learned in my 20s

20 life lessons I learned in my 20s

There's something about the departure of your twenties that instills a sense of apprehension that now's the time to pull your socks up and enter a more mature phase of life. Whilst growing up it's continuously reinforced to thoroughly enjoy being young (''you never get the time back'') but don't for a second let go of [...]

Why I didn’t make any resolutions this year and feel better than ever

Why I didn’t make any resolutions this year and feel better than ever

Every January I get swept up in the New year New me hype and consequently end up making some ridiculous resolutions along the lines of cutting back or banning certain things. Last year it was sugar-free and whilst I generally did feel great for the mini detox (especially after a typically unhealthy December), I needlessly [...]

Do you have phone addiction? My thoughts about a digital detox

Do you have phone addiction? My thoughts about a digital detox

On average we check our phones 150 times a day and either swipe, tap or click over 4000 times a day. Since the introduction of smartphones over the last decade research shows that our attention spans have reduced to being no greater than that of a goldfish.  I for one am not suprised by these statistics. Unfortunately the times [...]