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    You have less control than you think

    less control than you think

    A couple of years ago a friend of mine died in a car accident. A drunk driver smashed into the car she was a passenger in and wiped out both her and her friend. They both died on impact. The last time we spoke she was sending me pics on Whatsapp from her four-year-old daughter’s […]

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    Seven ways to invest in yourself

    invest in yourself

    Living a meaningful and well-lived life requires focus. It also requires you to invest in yourself. If you have goals and aspirations you will need to develop the ability to focus intently on one and then refocus to another. Multitasking is a fallacy. Instead aim to develop the skills to be multifocal. Focus on one […]

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    First world fears and how to overcome them

    first world fears

    First world fears are like first world problems. They are a result of modern society. They are not a matter of life or death although they are often treated as such. If you study sociology you’ll conclude that first world fears are a new phenomenon. Humans of some form have been on Earth for a […]

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    How to become a freelance consultant

    become a freelance consultant

    You’ve worked for someone else for many years and now you want to become a freelance consultant? You want more freedom in your life. Freedom from a boss, allocated working hours and the freedom to pick and choose the work you do and the people you work with. Freelance consultancy can provide all this and […]

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    Seven ways to improve your gut health for longevity

    Gut health for longevity is critically important. Especially as we age. The problem is, most people know very little about gut health and how important it is. In the last five years neuroscience has discovered 90 percent of everything we know about the human brain. It’s a similar case with the gut. Gastroenterology (the study […]

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    If you’re comfortable you’re dying

    We live in a comfort obsessed world. We are told by the corporate and media worlds to pursue comfort. Comfortability is part of our culture and something we have to aspire to. “Comfortably well off”, “comfortably numb”, “home comforts” and so on are all terms that are part of the vernacular. Advertising persuades us to consume unhealthy “comfort foods” purely for […]

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    Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari: review

    sapiens a brief history of humankind

    Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari (Amazon) is one of the best books I’ve read. It covers sociology, history, anthropology, biology and more, but it’s much more than that. It tells the story of how homo sapiens came to be the dominant species on Earth from evolution to present day. It’s engaging, […]

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    How to make a nutrient dense power smoothie

    nutrient dense smoothie

    Healthy eating is hard. Walk into any supermarket and you’ll see the disparity between the the junk food on display alongside healthy and nutritious food. Not only does availability come into it but cost too. It’s much cheaper to buy unhealthy food than it is to buy fresh organic produce. Eating nutrient dense foods are key […]

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    Why I won’t be going on TRT

    At the end of this year I’ll hit 40. A milestone in any person’s life. All being well, hitting the big four zero means I’m half way through life. Most people dread getting older. They have a mindset issue. In reality getting older is the best thing that can happen to you. Far better than the […]

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    Travelling alone is vital to build character

    Today is my last day of a four week stint in Thailand travelling alone. Later this evening I’ll be making my way to Suvarnabhumi airport and catching the overnight flight back to London Heathrow. Both January and February in the UK are grim months. The weather’s cold and wet, and people are miserable. London’s great when the sun […]

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    How to rekindle the warrior spirit in modern world mediocracy

    warrior spirit

    Modern day living will have you a mess. Especially if you work in an office all day. There is no warrior spirit among the modern day workforce. You’ll be surrounded by political correctness, a feminised culture and unhealthy junk food (offices are notorious for having cakes and ‘treats’ around). You’re stuck in front of your computer for […]