Category: Stress Reduction

The 5 secrets to a productive day: How to use your mornings as a springboard for success

For the longest time I whiled away my mornings being busy but not effective. I started off on the wrong foot. I’d get mesmerised by intrusive email notifications that created a false sense of urgency. I’d check my facebook account only to wake up from the ‘facebook trance’ hours later. Sometimes my mind would meander and revel […]

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The Steve Jobs Guide to Using Death as The Ultimate Change Agent + 22 Actionable Insights to Thrive Through Change

You know the saying “There are no guarantees in life”? It’s nonsense! Two things are guaranteed in life. Change. And Death. Sounds morbid, I know. But there is a point to this morbidity, as you will see later in this post. Anyway, there’s no getting away from change and death. Yet, we seem to fear them […]

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45 Insanely Useful Mac Keyboard Shortcuts to Save You Over An Hour a Week – The Ultimate Guide

It’s funny how breakthroughs in productivity come from the most unlikely turn of events. Several years ago I broke a finger. And I found myself struggling to use the mouse at work. Navigating around the computer screen was painfully slow (pun intended). I had to find a way of working smarter. Well, as they say, necessity is the mother of […]

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45 Insanely Useful Mac Keyboard Shortcuts to Save You Over An Hour a Week – The Ultimate Guide

I’d like to buy my own digital version of this Mac Keyboard Shortcuts cheat sheet for just $1Click here   It’s funny how breakthroughs in productivity come from the most unlikely turn of events. Several years ago I broke a finger. And I found myself struggling to use the mouse at work. Navigating around the computer screen was painfully […]

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How to Use Mindfulness to Dismiss Fears That Secretly Sabotage Your Life. Plus 34 benefits of mindfulness.

What is mindfulness? What if I said “you’ve been looking through the bars of a prison cell for most of your life”? You’d probably say I’m crazy right? That was my initial response too. But over time I’ve started to see the merit in that assertion. OK, let’s back up a bit. The “bars” I’m […]

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On corporate prisons, freedom and meaningful enterprise

Have you ever felt trapped in your career? Your life? Perhaps you started out with all these idealistic plans which involved you changing the world by leading your corporation or your organisation to new frontiers. But then you found that the corporate world wasn’t all that idealistic after all. Things didn’t work the way your […]

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