Being Socially Aware & Why It’s Important (Analysis)

Isn’t it wonderful being around people who are socially aware. Those who read social signals, and adapt their interactions based upon them. For example, when someone’s talking to you, and they become aware you “don’t give a fuck”, and they...

/ October 2, 2015

Type While You Walk – Combining Head Up Displays & Input Gloves

It would be great for the human race, to have a way to record thoughts as text, whilst moving. This would help us in the “battle” against sedentary lifestyles. The two best methods we have at the moment are: Smartphones… we need...

/ September 6, 2015

Reflecting on 15 Months of Travel

Last year I sold my car, donned a 40 litre backpack and took a one way flight to Bangkok. The morning of arrival I was sitting on a tiny plastic chair, at the side of the street, eating rice porridge watching monks...

/ August 15, 2015

The Velcro Theory of Memory – Or Why Radically New Info Takes Longer To Learn

Have you ever decided to learn something new, something outside of your comfort zone, and found yourself frustrated at your slow speed of learning? You’re usually quick at picking up things, but the new subject area just doesn’t sink in as...

/ August 12, 2015

On the benefits of NOT checking your phone/email first thing in the morning

There are a lot of great life hacks out there. But frankly, the best life hack is the one that most applies to your life at the time. Actually that applies to advice in general – timing is everything. But I’m going...

Making Decisions: A Technique For Making Them Faster

I’ve never been a fast decision maker. My natural tendency was to weigh up all the options before diving in. Whilst this is great in some situations, in many others it’s slow and time consuming. You might call it a...

/ March 10, 2015

How I used world travel to deal with the anxiety of going bald, and move on from it successfully

I first wrote in 2013 about how I tried to beat hair loss. Then, after assessing all the various treatment options, decided the benefits (for me) did not outweigh the risks. Next, I’d like to share with you whats worked...

/ November 16, 2014

Mind Expanding Joe Rogan Videos

I’ve long been a big fan of the Joe Rogan Experience podcast. If you haven’t come across it before, it’s worth checking out. Every now and again there’s some great nuggets of wisdom shared. Luckily there’s a bunch of YouTube...

Creating Reality

N.B. This post is me trying to put into longer form my understanding, and belief, in the ideas expressed in the We’re Living in the Matrix video with Joe Rogan and Thomas Campbell. It’s a little out there and random,...

Good Calories, Bad Calories Summary

These are the ‘inescapable conclusions’ stemming from the research completed by Gary Taubes in his book Good Calories, Bad Calories:

/ April 26, 2013