Thrive in Midlife

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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Fed Up With Never Reaching Your Goals? Here Are 7 Things Those Who Succeed Do, That You Probably Don’t.

There’s a goal you’re trying to achieve, a dream you’re trying to bring to life, yet time after time, you fail. At times you can’t get off your behind to get to work, or if you do, you don’t follow through. You look with envy at those who always seem to find a way to …

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