Mind

Our Mind is not our brain. It is ethereal, untouchable, unseen. To understand it better we break it down into the Conscious and Subconscious, and how our mind works generally, that dictates the outcome of our lives.

The mind is not fixed and science has shown that is is plastic – it can change by using it correctly, by altering the way we think, what we think and using our imagination.

A man rock climbing, under an outcrop. Optimistic vs Pessimistic Mindset

Optimistic versus Pessimistic Mindset

What they mean Being optimistic or pessimistic can be the difference between success and failure. It’s not just about having a positive mindset or not, it’s about the belief and the hope of how things will turn out. Optimism is having a brilliant or bright outlook for the future. Pessimism is having a bleak or […]

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A man wearing a suit, in the sea. Be a Stoic with Stress

Be a Stoic with Stress

What is a Stoic When Marcus Aurelius was writing his own “Meditations” and lamentations on life in the 2nd Century AC, he would never have imagined that his thoughts would become a book that is prized as one of the pillars of Stoic thought. But in doing so, he left us with an ideal of […]

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A bearded male looking out of a round window. How Our Memory Can Lie

How Our Memory Can Lie

Memory What is memory? I can hear you reply “It’s remembering…”. It can be remembering a word, a name, a situation, what you had for breakfast yesterday. Thing is, you don’t actually remember the situation itself. You are recalling the event from the last time you actually thought about it. So, in reality, our memory […]

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A swimmer in a pool. The Formation of Habits

The Formation of Habits

Habit Formation and it’s Importance Habit formation is something that we start doing from the day we are born. We take on the behaviour that we act out and is accepted by our environment (our immediate family). This behaviour is then reinforced whilst we sleep and it enters the subconscious mind. What is a habit? […]

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A man wearing a black suit and white shirt, with his hands in front of him, palms up. Action - Understanding Laziness

Understanding Laziness

What is laziness This word is the cause of many a failure, of many dreams never realised. It is the cause of why many men and women never achieve what they want to achieve. But what is laziness? The online Oxford dictionary defines it as “being unwilling to work or use energy”. Synonyms to laziness […]

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