Learn the secrets of meditation to change your brain’s state.

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Mindfulness is arguably the most popular branch of meditation used in today’s Western society. Despite being practised amongst cultures across the globe for centuries, science is only now beginning to show the real benefits of mindful meditation.

We’ll be looking at effective mindfulness practice, its usefulness in battling the limiting…


Why you should prioritise important tasks over urgent ones.

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How often have you had little time to finish an important project? Whether it’s a deadline for work, an assignment or a personal goal, we are all victims of bad time management at some stage.

Some days we feel we have an abundance of time. But it’s not long until…


Discovering the magic in being uncertain of your future plans.

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‘What are you going to be when you grow up?

I, like many other children, used to think this question had only one answer.

The stress of choosing one set career path is not uncommon; many of us are tricked into this false belief from an early age.

Today’s education…


Discover the hidden benefits of optimising your attention.

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Attention is a limited resource. Unfortunately, many of us choose to use up this resource in unhelpful ways. But learning to tailor your attention to your best advantage will open up a life of peace, progress and more opportunities.

Controlling Your Attention

Whatever we assign our attention to becomes our reality. This is…


Reminding yourself of your goals is difficult in today’s world.

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The Information Age we live in provides a perfect opportunity for distraction. Since the rise of computers, we have become multi-tasking machines — our days becoming a complex web of tasks, ideas and to-dos.

Keeping in touch with ourselves on the other hand means consistently reviewing our goals and interests…


So stop living as though you do.

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We each live in our own interpretation of the world. We all have different opinions, preferences and behaviours that define the world we live in. Despite seeming obvious, we often forget that our viewpoints of things are uniquely ours in that they may not necessarily comply with everyone else.

This…


Two competing giants, fat and sugar, in the greatest battle the food industry has foreseen.

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The debate over fat, sugar and their health effects has been an ongoing battle for decades. But little was the public aware that one of them had an unfair advantage over the other after a series of events that would completely transform the American diet in the years to come.

A Fat Lie


Learn how to mould these two concepts to your lifestyle.

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I’ve always had quite a perfectionist attitude towards things. Whilst striving for the absolute best can be beneficial, it also has some major drawbacks. This trait demonstrates one of two polarising concepts: a lifestyle of depth and a lifestyle of breadth. …


And easy ways to incorporate them into your life.

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If you’re fresh out of the education path finishing College or University, you may find yourself presented with the daunting thought: ‘Now what?’

This isn’t anything out of the ordinary — not everyone has a set career path. You may wish to and are entitled to change your mind at…


Exploring concepts to change the gear of your mindset and live a meaningful, purposeful life

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Living the modern Western lifestyle means we rarely have the chance to appreciate the absurdity but simultaneous beauty of life. We can become so tied down with doing task after tedious task or working through endless to-do lists that we forget to live the authentic experience of life.

The most…

Joe Brown

Musician, magician, and writer from Yorkshire, England. Exploring the essence of living through psychology and philosophy.

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