Retail is evil – Why I gave up my job

It felt like I had just been hit by a train. Her comment had blindsided me to such an extent that I stood there, open mouthed, struggling to comprehend what I had just heard. Her eyes staring at me intently; her ignorance was astounding but yet I couldn’t respond. I […]

If Murder Was Legal Would You Still Be Alive?

What a title huh? I knew that would get your attention. Don’t worry it wasn’t a sensationalist headline for the sake of it but it’s a question I have asked a fair few people over the years and the majority genuinely have to stop and think about their answer. So […]

5 Completely Random And Awesome Ways To Improve Your Brain

Do you have a brain? I really hope you are answering yes to that question because if not, the rise of the machines has already begun and we’re all doomed. For those of you that are human and still with us, how would you like to discover 5 ways in […]

Why There Is No Such Thing As Talent (the 10,000 hour rule)

Talent is a funny old word. Everyone thinks they know what it means but at the same time almost all of us use it as a lazy way of describing ones skill level. It’s easy to look at someone who is at the top of their profession and immediately attribute […]

How To Shut Down That (negative) Inner Voice

Do you know how to shut down your negative self? That inner voice that tries to belittle and crush your dreams? Whenever we try and do something that challenges us or is outside of our normal comfort zone, it can get a little scary. Initially when we first come up […]

6 Things I’ve learned from 6 months without a job

I’m lying, it’s just short of 6 months but a post titled 5.5 months without a job doesn’t have the same impact. So yes, I’m a little early but if I didn’t write it now I would probably forget. For those of you who have only just stumbled upon my […]

5 Reasons Why Depression Can Be A Good Thing

“Hey cheer up, it can’t be that bad. Pull yourself together” Anyone who has experienced depression knows how words such as those can turn our blood into a boiling cauldron of rage . It’s no wonder many of us refuse to tell anyone how we’re feeling when we just KNOW […]

Is Ignorance Bliss? 5 Reasons Why Stupid People Are Secret Geniuses

I’m going to let you in on a little secret now okay. Ignorance is bliss. It always has been and it always will be. How can this be I hear you cry, well let me ask you something. Are you stupid? Be honest now. I won’t tell anyone, promise. If […]