Why S.T.E.M. is important for young and old

Here at BrainHackr we have a keen passion for all things S.T.E.M. Our team of contributors consists of everything from designers and developers to neuro-linguistic programmers and those with degrees in psychology and hypnotherapy. In the lead up to National Science Week this seems like a great time to explain a little bit about why. S.T.E.M. is an […]

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What are your islands of personality?

As we’ve written about before, Inside Out is a treasure trove of lessons that we can all learn from. Today, however, I’d like to go down a more practical route. In the Pixar film we see inside the mind of eleven year old Riley, where, among other creative metaphors, she has five “islands of personality”. These […]

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Pro Tips: Tom Daley’s tips to stay motivated

Tom Daley was one of Britain’s youngest-ever Olympians, and has a slew of medals from the Commonwealth Games and other world championships. If you’re looking for someone to take some motivation tips from, who better to pick than an Olympian? If you don’t follow Tom Daley on YouTube and Instagram, you should. His accounts are full […]

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Creative Tips from Creative Writers

You might think that writing children’s books would be easy, but according to legendary children’s author Roald Dahl children’s books are some of the hardest books to write. We’ve collected some top tips for staying creative and open minded while writing. Let the creativity flow When getting started, don’t restrict yourself. You may have an idea […]

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Using Morning Pages to help creativity

Morning pages are a recent trend being picked up by those hoping to increase their creativity, exercise their brains, and start their morning fresh. The basic idea is to spend 15 minutes every morning writing three pages. Your writings could include: A random brain dump of whatever pops into your head, Poetry, a story, or […]

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World Creativity & Innovation Week 2016

World Creativity and Innovation Week is a global celebration held every year from April 15th – 21st. During WCIW people are inspired and encouraged to use their creativity and generate new ideas. WCIW is a time to inspire new action, create novel ideas, make new decisions; to solve problems in new ways, do something new, […]

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Lessons from Presidents past and present

The U.S. election season is in full swing at the moment, as Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders go head to head for the Democratic nomination, and a handful of Republicans do the same on the other side. Given the legacy that whoever wins the election will need to live up to, I thought it would be […]

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Tips for staying positive when you’re working solo

I am a freelance designer and developer by trade, and for the past year, since leaving my last traditional full time job, I have been working mostly from my home office. This has many benefits, such as being able to work when I want to, picking and choosing clients, and of course being able to […]

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Words and phrases to keep out of the workplace

Last week we revealed five words and phrases to avoid when writing emails. This week we expand on that, with words and phrases that should stay out of the workplace all together. There are, obviously, more phrases to be on the lookout for, but this gives you a head start. Find a way to be […]

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Just Not Sorry: Helping you write better emails in 2016

In 2016, I will be a more effective communicator. I will only use “sorry” in emails when I mean it. I will not say “I think” things that I know. I will be more conscious of my tone and it’s impact.

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