Tessa Daniel

Your Clock Is Ticking Down. What Are You Going To Do?

Just imagine that scientific advances meant you stopped ageing at twenty-five. Yes, I know you’re probably way past that already but just humour me for a minute. A twenty-five-year-old body sounds pretty good, right? But there’s just one small catch. On your 25th birthday, your life clock literally starts ticking down, from that point you …

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A Taste Of The Highlands – castles, lochs and breathtaking vistas along Scotland’s Great Glen.

Famed for its magnificent landscapes and wild beauty, the Scottish Highlands is a region steeped in legend and tradition. With ruined castles, ancient sites, mountains, lochs and glens seemingly at every turn, their splendour only enhanced by their links to a history filled with stories of proud defiance, betrayal and bloodshed. I finally got to …

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Why Do You Love Bad News So Much? How To Resist The Effect Of This Powerful Mental Bias.

I read somewhere that we can have up to 60,000 thoughts a day and that about 98% of them are the same thoughts we had yesterday. The more alarming statistic, however, was that about 80% of those thoughts are negative. I knew that we tend to focus on the negative but had no idea that …

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Book Review: Mojo: How To Get It, How To Keep It, How To Get It Back If You Lose It By Marshall Goldsmith.

What is the one quality that differentiates truly successful people from everyone else? In his book, ‘Mojo:How to Get It, How to Keep It, How to Get It Back If You Lose It’, author Marshall Goldsmith answers the question. He explains that truly successful people can be distinguished by the significant amount of time they …

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Do Your Dreams Feel Out Of Reach? Maybe You’re Lacking This One Thing.

When was the last time you sat and complained about something in your life? What was it this time? Was it your job and how frustrated you are? Or maybe it was about your relationship because there’s no longer any excitement. Perhaps it was about about all the things you wish you could do but …

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Why Not You? Why Not Now?

‘Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t … you’re right.’ Henry Ford. When was the last time you talked yourself out of going for something you wanted because it just wasn’t you? What did the voice in your head say? Was it something like: ‘You’re not smart enough.’ ‘You’re no athlete.’ ‘Only people …

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Are You Really As Good As You Think You Are? Avoiding The Delusion Of This Mental Bias.

“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” Stephen Hawking You make thousands of decisions a day and you’d probably say that they were pretty well thought out and rational. But what if I told you that while you were making those decisions there were any number of mental …

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A Russian Psychologist, A Busy Restaurant And An Unexpected Lesson On How To Achieve Your Goals.

When Russian psychologist Bluma Zeigarnik sat in a busy restaurant back in the 1920s, she was there to dine not to conduct an experiment. But her attention was snared by something quite odd. She noticed that waiters at the restaurant seemed able to remember any number of complex, unpaid meal orders but struggled to recall …

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