Unlock The Formula Card Game Walkthrough

Unlock! The Formula, released this month in the US and Australia by Asmodee and Space Cowboys is a play at home escape room. The game uses cards in a ‘choose your own adventure’ style to lead you through the puzzles and help you ultimately find the exit in 60 minutes. In order to play you […]

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Lessons from Inside Out

If you haven’t seen Inside Out yet, you should. Inside Out takes place in the mind of 11 year old Riley, a happy hockey loving 11 year old who’s world gets turned upside down when she and her parents move to San Francisco. Along the way Riley learns to wrangle five personifications of her emotions, Joy, […]

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It’s time to flex your rebus

You might be asking what exactly is a rebus, and how do you flex it? A ‘rebus’ is a puzzle where a word, or part of a word, is represented by a picture. The picture can be an exact interpretation of the word or a visual pun which, when read correctly, constructs the word. The origins of […]

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Importance of play for everyone

Let’s say you saw someone at their desk playing with a ball of play dough or a set of Lego or even a bucket of sand. You would probably think to yourself, ‘it’s time for Bob over there to grow up’. You wouldn’t be alone in that thought, either. Modern society tends to dismiss play for […]

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Build it like Beckham: Play by the professionals

Earlier today we talked about the importance of play. It may be perceived by some as a waste of time and unproductive, but play has the ability to help us escape the daily grind, relieve stress, boost creativity, improve brain function and even help build relationships. In our recommendations for play we mentioned trying out […]

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Zig when others zag: what we can all learn from David Bowie

After an 18 month secret battle with cancer, David Bowie, sadly passed away on January the 10th surrounded by his family and friends. David Bowie held a place in all of our hearts at BrainHackr, for his rebellion against societal and gender norms, his film work and of course his music. Bowie was a master […]

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Words to avoid in email

Do you feel like you struggle to get your point across at work? Are you failing to garner the respect you think you deserve in the office? It’s possible it could all be down to a few phrases you’re using in your emails. Email etiquette is tricky, and it’s important to remember that your message might not […]

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Setting S.M.A.R.T goals

The most popular (and safe) way used for goal setting in the world is the S.M.A.R.T goals technique. There are a number of versions of this technique, but the most common tells us that a well set goal should meet the following criteria: It should be: S = Specific; M = Measurable; A = Attainable; […]

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Trouble sleeping? Go camping

Throughout most of human history, humans went to bed shortly after the sun went down and woke up in the morning as it rose. Then along came Thomas Edison and his incandescent light bulb, from that moment everything changed. If you have problems getting to sleep at night or are a miserable person to be […]

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Expanding your reality

In the last article we talked about different ways to expand your view of reality, how to increase your perception of the world and begin to understand things from other peoples points of view. Mastering this ability can help to make you better at persuading, influencing, debating and ultimately being a more effective and efficient […]

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