5 Reasons Why Everyone Secretly Hates You (and how to change your ways)

Think back to the last time you tried to impress someone. What did you do? Maybe it was for a job interview and you spent hours memorising the history of the company in the hope it would dazzle your potential employer. Maybe you prepared for a hot date by pushing […]

Looking After Number One – 4 Reasons Why You Need To Be More Selfish

As a kid I remember feeling incredibly impatient at a friend’s birthday party. There were many of us sat around a large table and I was almost raging at the lack of chocolate fingers. Well, to be brutally honest, I had eaten most of them, but that wasn’t the point. […]

7 Stupid Life Rules You Should Stop Paying Attention To

I hate conformity. I’ll be honest with you here. People think I’m a little weird. Not weird enough to alert the cops, but the kind of weird that might leave someone scratching their head in bemusement when you say something that flies in the face of conventional ‘wisdom’. I get […]

Has Anyone Ever Told You That You’re Amazing?

Do you remember the last time that you really fancied someone? I mean really cared about someone. How every day they would occupy your thoughts and all you could think about is whether they would ever feel the same way about you? Most of us rarely tell anyone how we […]

The 4 Biggest Lies We Tell Ourselves Every Day

The human ego is a very powerful little tool. It likes to jump in front of us, like some kind of invisible shield to protect our frail minds from the big bad world. One of the methods our ego likes to use is to convince us that there are legitimately […]

How To Hack Your Life In Just 2 Years

Have you ever heard of ‘shiny object syndrome’? It’s a totally made up condition based on the idea that you can set out to achieve something, often with the best intentions, yet fall short because something else will always grab your attention. Like a Magpie, just less beaky. I’m one […]

Monkey See, Monkey Do – A Tale Of Mimicry

How many of you are familiar with the TV show ‘The Walking Dead’? Actually it doesn’t matter if you aren’t – any zombie show or movie will do. You may have noticed that the life (death) of a zombie is a pretty simple one. They merely shuffle forwards, not knowing […]

6 Reasons Why Being Beautiful Sucks

I don’t know about you lot but it seems to me that there are more beautiful people roaming the planet than at any time in history. Of course the standards were a lot lower in the past – you were considered a sexual Goddess in the Stone Age by virtue […]

Everything That Happens To Me Is Great

Several years ago I came out the arse end of a ‘relationship’ and for the first real time in my life, I felt genuinely lost. It wasn’t that I was with this girl for a long time as it barely lasted a few months. The thing is that I had […]

15 reasons why today will be the best day of your life

We spend so much of our lives thinking about the past and the future that we can forget to actually live in the present. The thing is they don’t exist. They are merely false projections of the present. The past is just a collection of days that happened in the […]

5 Ways In Which Modern Life Is Screwing With Your Mind

Once upon a time we lived in caves and our only form of evening entertainment was seeing how fast we could run away from a Sabre toothed tiger. It was a fun game, if a little dangerous. Even 30 years ago we would bring out that game of Monopoly and gather round […]

6 Ways To Instantly Make Yourself A Better Person

Everyone thinks they are a good person, and why wouldn’t they? Most people don’t run around with axes or intentionally set out to hurt others and sadly this seems to be the barometer that we seem to judge ourselves on. ‘Well I haven’t chopped anyone up lately so therefore I […]

Are You An Introvert Or Just A Highly Sensitive Person?

I am often overwhelmed, but you wouldn’t know it. When the world is bombarding me with stimuli my brain responds with a ‘nope I’m not dealing with this’ and inside at least, I will shut down and do my utmost to ignore everything around me. At least I make an […]

Are you too nice? 3 tips to give you back your edge

Being a nice person is like a superpower. On paper it seems like you have all the tools needed to make friends, gain a good reputation and become a popular well liked person. Sadly like all superpowers it contains a big weakness, and your kryptonite is the very thing you […]

They will see the ‘you’ that they see – Do first impressions really count?

“If your number one goal is to make sure that everyone likes and approves of you, then you risk sacrificing your uniqueness, and, therefore, your excellence.” – Unknown We spend way too much time trying to impress other people, and quite often people we really don’t care about anyway. It’s […]