Beat Procrastination… Tomorrow?

The prospect of doing something is often more intimidating than the actual act of doing it. In a world seemingly designed to distract us, it is really easy to defer something awkward or difficult to another time, imagining that our future self will be better equipped to handle the task. In general terms we avoidContinue reading “Beat Procrastination… Tomorrow?”

The KonMari Method – Tidying Up your Life with Marie Kondo

Marie Kondo has popularised her KonMari method for living a life that ‘sparks joy.’ The idea is that everything in your life should be something that excites you and has purpose. The method falls in line with other lifestyle philosophies like essentialism, minimalism and simple living. Take a moment to consider how each of yourContinue reading “The KonMari Method – Tidying Up your Life with Marie Kondo”

How to Make it a New Year’s ReVolution

The start of a new year feels significant, as we can easily look back over the last 12 months and sum up our successes and failures. The idea of ‘starting fresh’ in a new year is attractive, but considering how many resolutions fail to stick, there has to be more than that to making longContinue reading “How to Make it a New Year’s ReVolution”

The F.I.R.E. Movement – Financial Independence, Retire Early.

There’s a growing number of people who are looking to escape the traditional work life model. Why retire at 65 when you can retire at 35 or younger? The main goal of the movement is to save enough to live off a portion of the interest. For many people the figure they are trying toContinue reading “The F.I.R.E. Movement – Financial Independence, Retire Early.”

Atomic Habits

Habits are our brains shortcuts to allow you to concentrate on more important things. Most people don’t think about how each lace wraps around the other, you just automatically tie your shoes. Habits (or automatic behaviours) can be split into 4 parts: Cue: the event that triggers a habit (e.g. you smell food) Response: howContinue reading “Atomic Habits”