Our brain is our most powerful tool in life and should rightfully be treasured. In this day and age it is under threat. This is my take on how to reconnect with this gift for a renewed life
Why are we such an unhappy, unhealthy generation despite having so much more (in all areas including medicine) than ever before? What would you say? It’s a complex situation requiring a complex answer? But what if Sherlock Holmes was right? What if it all was “elementary, my dear Watson”? These Ted-Ed clips illustrate what I believe […]
It’s a cold evening. A man is investigating the ground underneath a lamp post. A policeman notices and asks the man what is the matter. “I lost my keys,” says man. Police officer decides to help with the search for a while. As there is no sign of the keys, police officer enquires: “Where did […]
Your teachers insist that you get that degree to ensure you get a good job. There is no other way, they say. Your family and friends are telling you why you can’t suceeed at this passion project you have. TV programmes tell you how the rich are getting richer, the poor poorer and convince you […]
Your brain is incredibly fast. It has been estimated to process 200 million billion bits of data per second! No matter how fast a reader you are, while your eyes are following each word, your brain makes sense of it, as well as countless other cues in your environment. You’re probably not even aware […]
Where has the year gone!!! Time flies when you’re having fun…even when you’re not having fun actually. Maybe each year is a bit too much the same as the previous one. Maybe we want some change. We all want progress. This is the idea behind new year resolutions. It’s certainly a good start. To have […]
A few weeks back, I heard of a supermarket chain seeing a dip in their profits and losing market share to a discount supermarket chain. I then thought “Well, why don’t you follow suit and really lower your prices?” Don’t all supermarkets do that at some point? I hear you say. It certainly looks this […]
Brains VS Brawn I’m sure you’ve heard it suggested or even explained with great conviction that in life you have to choose between the two. You may have heard that brawns particularly are cultivated at the expense of brains. It maybe that this was based on the anecdotal evidence that some sporting personalities seem to […]
What do Leonardo Da Vinci, Michaelangelo and Galileo Galilei have in common? Yes, they are considered to be great thinkers, inventors, artists, ahead of their time maybe. But what else? They all played an instrument.
3 strategies and tips to be a productive powerhouse. And they cost nothing!
It has been said that life begins outside your comfort zone, or that the magic happens outside our comfort zone, but what does that really mean? Is it another cliché devoid of real substance? My experience is that it’s not. Let me explain.
It’s an ever changing, result driven, productivity obsessed world… We constantly need to adapt…Double quick! How do we cope ? By using shortcuts, making quick judgements, resorting to “life hacks” sometimes. This is actually an instinctive thing our brain does, but at the risk of not always being accurate. Experience your brain doing it while […]