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

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Pink paper heart on black background
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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, sustaining purpose, meaning and direction through our lives.

Rather than being caught up on the treadmill of modern life, the following concepts can help add ease into your day, keeping you focussed on what truly matters the most.

Tidy Up

Tidying your physical and digital space correlates with tidying your mind space.

So stop living as though you do.

Two one-way signs pointing opposite directions
Two one-way signs pointing opposite directions
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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 is why it can be difficult to understand the differing views of others: in our reality, the only viewpoints that are ‘right’ are our own. Unfortunately, a racist will believe they are morally right — if they didn’t think they were right, they wouldn’t be who they were.

The world…

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

Woman holding lollipop up to face
Woman holding lollipop up to face
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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

A pinnacle moment in the fat vs sugar debate was during the 1960s when Harvard scientists were paid to downplay the links between sugar and heart disease, shifting the blame to fat instead. …

Learn how to mould these two concepts to your lifestyle.

Notebook with to-dos on a study desk
Notebook with to-dos on a study desk
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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. You can probably figure out which being a perfectionist corresponds to.

It’s fascinating how understanding these two different approaches can change the ways you live your life. …

And easy ways to incorporate them into your life.

Scenes at a graduation
Scenes at a graduation
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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 any point. I myself have had a recent shift in mindset about my future work-life intentions.

Despite this, there are several skills anyone can learn that are advantageous for almost any job in the 21st century. …

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

Person punching up in the air atop a mountain
Person punching up in the air atop a mountain
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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 valuable experiences are the days where we feel we have wings — days where we feel we have complete freedom and retain purpose. Purpose can even be achieved on bad days — the times we feel we are given a healing hug or see a positive light shining towards the…

Discover the multitude of health benefits from these three quick and easy food options.

Vector graphic of two salmon fish
Vector graphic of two salmon fish
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In the current health awareness age, it’s easy to see how one can be misguided by advice telling us to fill our cupboards with various fancy foods or to go hunt for some rare, expensive, one-of-a-kind product. Take this, on top of the idea of preparing complex, time-consuming dishes, and the healthy-eating lifestyle does not seem a very persuasive choice.

The good news: it doesn’t have to be so hard.

How *not* to worry about things.

Long silent road leading to an unknown corner
Long silent road leading to an unknown corner
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For many of us living in today’s Western world, the future has become of uttermost importance to us. But in many cases, this dependence creates unnecessary stress, worries and anxieties in our lives. We worry about distant matters that are yet to happen and rarely ever do happen.

But in this post we will reveal the fantasy of the Worry, and how you can regain control of your life stress-free without any worries interrupting your momentum.

The Truth About Decision-Making

Many of us love to get serious when it comes to decision-making. …

Optimising all aspects of your being.

Figure climbs up a mountain with picaxe
Figure climbs up a mountain with picaxe
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Keeping a habit of writing things down has completely transformed my work, social and personal life in the last three years. In the Information Age we live in today, there is little room to properly process information, and, more concerningly, little space to connect with our thoughts.

However, the following guide will take you through three game-changing systems I have in place to organise my notes and, in effect, my life.

Life Notes

The first system of note-taking I have in place is what I refer to as my life notes. This is your go-to place for your best thoughts, ideas, and…

Exploring the latest neuroscience research revealing the hidden strengths of sleep.

Girl laying down on a comfortable bed.
Girl laying down on a comfortable bed.
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We all have access to a free medicine to prevent disease, enhance creativity and strengthen our memory: sleep. Yet, many of us fail to take full advantage of this evolutionary superpower. More than just switching off for the day ahead, science is beginning to reveal the hidden magic behind sleep — the inner-workings that may offer significant influences on our waking lives. Here are some surprising functionalities of sleep discussed by Matthew Walker in his best-selling book Why We Sleep.

Healing Emotions Through Dreaming

Sleeping, or more particularly dreaming, may play an important role in washing and cleansing our brains of any negative emotions…

Joe Brown

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

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