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 […]

Improve Your Focus: Outsourcing Self Control

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Image by Ruby RoseA few months ago I came across this picture that several friends had shared on Facebook (courtesy of Ruby Rose). Many people identified with this image making comments along the lines of –

“So sad but TRUE!”
Sites like Facebook, YouTube and Tumblr are incredibly addictive.
Deep down we all know we should be working towards our long term goals. But […]