Do affirmations work?

One habit that I have followed religiously since I read Scott Adams book  "How to fail at almost everything and still win big" to encourage me to think positively and focus on what I want is affirmations. What is an affirmation? An affirmation is basically something that you say to yourself in order to help … Continue reading Do affirmations work?

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The Thankless Life of a Football Supporter

Although I am impressed with Leicester City winning the Premiership - purely because I love an underdog, the unexpected victory sums up why I could never be a die hard football fan or for that matter a a major fan of any sports team. The English Premier League has more or less been dominated by … Continue reading The Thankless Life of a Football Supporter

Wherever it takes me (aka what I would probably tell my future child)

"What do you want to do with your life?" "What career do you want?" These are questions I remember being bombarded with at school from people who have no clue about having a proper job (i.e. teachers and career officers).  I really don't think the school method of preparing children for life was helpful. I am … Continue reading Wherever it takes me (aka what I would probably tell my future child)

What are you doing the other 23 hours?

What the hell are we putting into our bodies? About three years ago I was having a 'recovery' drink in the form of a very sugary, high glucose Lucozade. I had started getting into the habit of looking at the calorie content of any food I ate and was kind of shocked to see this … Continue reading What are you doing the other 23 hours?