Every day we are bombarded with millions of different thoughts and ideas. Lots of different ways to live your life. The best way to do this and that. But there is one thing we tend to forget in this age of information overload. And it is one thing easily forgotten. The fact that everyone is … Continue reading Making This Shit Up
Helping others to help yourself can sound like a bit of a selfish endeavour. We have this idea that to help someone should be a completely altruistic behaviour. That we shouldn't be doing it in the hope of getting some reward or benefit. But sometimes helping others is the best way to help yourself. The … Continue reading Helping Others To Help Yourself
We pretty much accept that success requires sacrifice and hard work. That in order to achieve a goal you have to find the time to put into it. There is, however, a great self-help delusion about where to find that time. About the real sacrifices that must be made. There's a lot the people who … Continue reading Time, Sacrifice And Success. (The Reality You’re Not Being Told)
It's a mantra of the modern age. The idea that just by using positive thinking, positive affirmations, positive visualisation, you can change your life. But do you really believe that by telling yourself that love, luck, or success, will come your way just by thinking about it, that it will happen? That affirmations and visualisations … Continue reading Positive Thinking, Mental Health And Achievement.
We all like to think that our thoughts are our own. That we are independent thinkers who are not easily fooled. But have you ever stopped to consider why you have certain thoughts or do certain things. Buy certain products. Are those thoughts and actions uniquely yours or have they come from somewhere else. Can … Continue reading Easily Fooled: The Secrets of Influence and Persuasion