Why Excellence Is a Full Time Job

The 2014 Brazilian World Cup is one of beauty, prestige and flamboyance – where the true modern footballing greats gather in gladiatorial combat in a quest to discover which country can rightfully claim to be the best on earth. Andrea Pirlo is one of these greats; an Italian player who […]

6 Amazing Lessons Arnold Schwarzenegger Can Teach You About Success

Arnold Schwarzenegger polarises opinion. He’s a cigar smoking fitness fanatic with the most revered physique in bodybuilding history. He’s a fiercely loyal Republican who can count the Kennedy’s as in laws. He’s the farmer’s son from Austria who became an American – and to be honest you’re not sure what […]

7 Underrated, Yet Inspiring Books That Everyone Should Read

Books are awesome. Person does stuff – someone writes it down – others read it. It’s as simple as that. Every significant event in the history of mankind has been recorded for the benefit of those who follow. Every little detail of this planet we call Earth is contained within […]

How I Quit My Job, Built My Guitar Tuition Business From Scratch And Gained 25 Students In Under 18 Months

I’m no entrepreneur. It seems as though everyone brands themselves as one these days but I have no idea what being an entrepreneur actually means. The word conjures up an image of a smug guy in his early twenties, slick hairstyle, with an equally shocking suit to match. Either that […]

Always Wear Your Game Face – 4 Reasons Why Preparation Is The Key To Success

I’ve always considered myself to be just average talent and what I have is a ridiculous, insane, obsessiveness for practice and preparation. My father used to say all the time, ‘Luck is when preparation meets opportunity.’ So if you stay ready, you ain’t gotta get ready. That is how I […]

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. […]

Are You Getting Better Or Are You Happy Being Average?

“Life’s barely long enough to get good at one thing. So be careful what you get good at.” – Rust Cohle After many years as the go-to leading man for dire romantic comedies and roles that required nothing more than standing around without a shirt – Matthew McConaughey’s transition into […]

Have You Done Your 10,000 Touches Today?

There is a philosophy deeply ingrained in Dutch football. First adopted over 10 years ago and implemented by many top level professional teams, it is the idea that every youngster hoping to become an elite player should be touching the ball 10,000 times per day. Yes, that’s every day. Malcolm […]

I Had NO IDEA How I Was Gonna Do This… but I did it anyway!

This is a guest post by Dana Gore Do you have any idea what I’m talking about? Not yet huh? Ok, that’s cool. Just stay with me for a minute and it’ll all come together See – the reason I’m writing about this subject is because I know a thing […]

The 15 Best Psycholocrazy articles of 2013 – A Year In Review

It’s that time of year when everyone is all partied out and can’t be bothered with the whole ‘returning to normality’ thing. Happy new limbo to you all – I hope you had a good one! So with this in mind I thought it would be a great idea to […]

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 […]

Stop Using Your Age as an Excuse!

I sat on the edge of my bed, gazing at the TV – in awe at how this little bald man could manipulate so many instruments to his every whim. The guitar he had strapped on was almost double his size yet his stature and confidence gave the illusion that […]

4 Terrifying Life Lessons We Only Learn As We Age (and how to accept them)

Here is a little secret. I have no idea what I am doing half of the time. I plan things out like a regular sane person and I have a vague idea of the future but quite often things don’t always go the way I want them too. Like the […]

F*ck Realism

Being realistic is the most commonly travelled road to mediocrity. Will Smith When I think about the woman I will spend the rest of my life with, I’m not imagining a person who lacks intelligence or has no sense of humour. I don’t want someone who I’m not physically attracted […]

How To Use Pareto’s 80/20 Principle To Streamline Your Life

What would you say if I told you that there was a simple, yet effective way of streamlining your productivity without affecting your results? You’d call me nuts – I get that, I am a little bit. Wait up – don’t shoot the messenger, I didn’t come up with the […]