Let the sun shine: Benefits of getting enough sunlight in your life

How much sunlight do you see during your day? Did you know that the amount of sun you get in the morning can affect how well you sleep at night? Not to mention a whole bunch of other benefits to your body and mental wellbeing. Read on to find out just how helpful the sun […]

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Adversity and resilience lessons for life and business from Disney

There’s a lot of wisdom in Disney films, and not just for children either. Here are some of the most poignant quotes to inspire you to be more resilient in your work and your life. The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all. The Emperor (Mulan) Oh yes, the past can […]

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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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Learning teamwork and time management from Minecraft

The benefits of using Minecraft in education have been written about by people more clever and nerdy than I. I have read blogs and magazine articles, listened to lectures and watched videos explaining how Minecraft is being used to teach history, math, programming and every other subject under the sun. Something I have seen less written […]

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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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Stop cynicism before it stops you

“Cynicism is an attitude or state of mind characterized by a general distrust of others’ motives believing that humans are selfish by nature, ruled by emotion, and heavily influenced by the same primitive instincts that helped humans survive in the wild before agriculture and civilization became established” Cynicism can be healthy and needed, it becomes a […]

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Embrace your constraints with Dr Seuss

In 1960, Dr. Seuss wrote Green Eggs and Ham using no more than 50 different words, showing a great example of how constraints are not the enemy to creativity.

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Track your activities to increase your productivity

Whether it’s tracking your food or tracking your time, keeping a close eye on your activities can help you streamline and improve everything you do. You want an example? Here’s how tracking activities can help you lose weight, and keep reading to find out how you can use the same concept to help increase your […]

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Improve your proof reading ability by changing font

Proof reading your own work is hard, it’s your own words and makes it more difficult to spot the errors. Particularly after you have read it over and over. One way to improve your proof reading ability is to change to an unfamiliar font. This can make you see your words in a different way […]

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What do Mark Zuckerberg, President Barack Obama and Homer Simpson all have in common?

What do Mark Zuckerberg, President Barack Obama and Homer Simpson all have in common? They’ve all work the same outfit pretty much every day. You may have noticed any time you see President Obama he usually wears a blue or grey suit (one time he did wear a tan suit and the internet nearly blew […]

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