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

Don’t Run Marathons

Understandably for many, marathon running is more about the challenge than it is about staying fit. Often runners raise huge sums of money for their chosen charities. However for those who think it’s a healthy persuit I’d urge them to...

/ April 19, 2013

Future of Labour

It seems clear to me that as we continue to automate the more mundane jobs the online jobs are going to thrive. Those that create the digital experience will have the potential to earn the big bucks. It’s a trend...

/ March 31, 2013

Put People First

What career should I choose? Or even simpler, what sort of job should I get next?

/ March 23, 2013