Life Purpose: Catching the Slippery Beast

life purpose mountain

Life’s a funny little business.

Here we are, unchoosing in our existence and expected to simply figure it out as we go.

But many of us year for more meaning.

So, let’s try life purpose on for size.

Power of Thought: The Science of Mastering Your Mind

power of thought

Thinking about the power of thought?

There’s a mental conundrum if ever there was one.

I often find myself contemplating my ability to bend spoons and assorted objects.

Aside from becoming a psychic strongman, to a large extent, we are what we think, our mental gymnastics contributing significantly to our quality of life and wellbeing.

Creating Your Life Plan: A Simple Framework

life plan tree graphic

We all want a solid life plan.

One that delivers an orgasmic existence.

So we can look back on our little stint and think, yarp, t’was worth it.

Whereas many suggestions out there are pretty vague and don’t translate to real-world results, this is my self-administered attempt at getting analytical.

Taking responsibility

taking responsibility

Taking responsibility for your existence is tough.

“Oh no, I can’t do that because…”

Finish that sentence with any number of excuses that we hear from others and tell ourselves every day.

What’s the point?

what's the point?

Do you sometimes wake up, look at your schedule and wonder, what’s the point?

During demanding or unpleasant tasks, do the mental monsters creep from the shadows?

If so, you’re not alone…

How to become a polymath


Have you bought into the cultural cliche that a jack of all trades masters none?

Well, there’s a new renaissance underway, evangelising the benefits of polymathy versus the pursuit of hyper-specialisation.

So let’s dive in.

Technology Addiction


How many times do you check your phone each day?

Do you get a little buzz of feel-goods whenever you receive a colourful little message?

Do you crave that next hit?

How to Wake up Refreshed

how to wake up refreshed

Let me guess…

You drag yourself out of your warm cocoon every morning, bleary-eyed and miserable, ready for another slog at work.

You know you’ll feel tired all day, and then have no energy to actually do anything fun when the evening finally rolls around.

All because you can’t get a decent night’s rest.

So in this article, we’ll cover exactly how you can wake up refreshed in a few simple steps.

11 Pseudoscientific Reasons for Someone Avoiding Eye Contact

Avoiding Eye Contact

Do you get uncomfortable when someone doesn’t meet your gaze?

There are many reasons for someone avoiding eye contact. 

But even though it’s a natural phenomenon, it can still make you feel like a bit of a lemon. 

Especially when you’re trying your hardest to be a good little conversationalist.