Boost your brainpower with a dose of nature

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old growth forest
Picture this. A clear blue sky. Fresh clean air. Old ancient trees. Beautiful birdsong.
Nice, eh?
Now imagine this.
Noise from traffic. Pollution. Dirty plastic waste. A sea of concrete.
Let me ask you this – which scenery do you prefer?
Judging from the huge digital image of a blue sky and mountains in the polluted Tiananmen square in China, it […]

The Micromovement Method: A fun way for busy people to get things done

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I recently came across a great technique to help busy people get things done. In the book “Juicy Pens Thirsty Paper” bestselling author Sark presents the idea of working in “micro movements”.
Whilst her book is aimed at people who want to write a book, you can use this technique to help you complete any project in a fun and creative […]

It’s all in the mind: Turning work into play

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When I mention the word “work” or “study”, what immediately jumps to mind?
Many of us can’t help but think of pressure, deadlines, the possibility of failure, fatigue, discomfort and a lack of choice.
The word “play” on the other hand conjures up a whole other world. Relaxation, having fun, feeling energised and not being worried about achieving a certain outcome are […]