Reading Books Makes You Better

Why being lazy could be a sign of intelligence

Is hard work for it’s own sake as effective as we have always been told?  What is the difference between working hard all the time and knowing how to work hard when needed...

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Meaning and purpose, how to find your direction

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.

Morning Paper

How to own your morning

The power and benefits of developing your ‘morning routine’ are extolled everywhere you look at the moment from youtube and personal blogs to Forbes magazine and fortune 500 leaders

Dollar Bills

FIRE and the quest for financial freedom

The FIRE movement is literally on fire at the moment but if you haven’t yet come across it yet then we are here to put you straight and give you a summary of what its all about and the steps you can start taking to get in on the act

Growing Plants

My plant based journey

Over night I went from being a practicing carnivore and borderline cheese addict to a puritan vegan.


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Going Ultra

What ultra distance endurance events can teach us about ourselves and our potential to realise change.

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Punishment Fitness

Despite the challenges of modern living Punishment Fitness proves that if you want to reach complete physical development, you need only comply with the following two principles

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The myth of multitasking

One of the more contentious debates in households and work places alike is the one that starts with “I can just get more done by multi-tasking” and “I’m just better at multitasking than you so I’m more productive”.


Is a vegan diet really a cure to all ills?

Reduce your cholesterol, lower cardio vascular disease and reverse type two diabetes.  Is following a plant based diet the single most important choice you can make today?

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Is it wrong to eat your pet?

Billions of humans eat meat. To provide it, we raise animals. We control, hurt, and kill hundreds of millions of geese, nearly a billion cattle, billions of pigs and ducks, and tens of billions of chickens each year.

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Why we sleep and what you need to do about it

A paradox of modern life is that despite clear and unequivocal scientific evidence as to why sleep is so important for our health and effectiveness we still continue to deprioritise it.


Nature, a cure for anxiety

Anxiety is now one of the most diagnosed mental illnesses in the west having over taken depression in recent years and there is a growing movement of psychologists and therapists...


Some of us wake up

Modern man is conditioned to expect instant gratification, but any success or triumph realized quickly, with only marginal effort, is necessarily shallow


Can changing what we eat really save the environment?

Environmentally speaking, the world is not in a great place right now. The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere... 


How to live an examined life

How many times have we been told that the secret to happiness in life is to find something you are passionate about and make that your life’s work? 




FIRE part two: cashflow

Aside from pure luck or privilege like receiving an inheritance, benefitting from a trust fund or winning the lottery the vast majority of people are born into a situation where they will have to earn their own income


Indistractable, how

to cultivate a superpower

…distraction is just another way our brains attempt to deal with pain. If we accept this fact, then it makes sense that the only way to handle distraction is by learning to handle discomfort.


Sorry, I wasn't paying attention

Let’s face it, if we are truly honest with ourselves right now we can all attest to the energy draining demands that are placed upon our cognitive time these days. 

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A call to action

We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments