Inspiration

3 Times I've had my Heart Broken and What I've Learned From It

Lessons learned from Heartbreak

I want to share something personal with you. I want to talk about an experience that's gut wrenching, motivation sapping and, in the extreme, makes you want to give up on life.

I am, of course, talking about those occasions when your heart gets broken.

Today, I'm going to tell you about 3 times this happened to me and what I learned from the experience. However, only one of these heart breaks was caused by a failed romance.

Are You Being Manipulated by The System?

System manipulation

Did you know that you only have 5% conscious control over your daily actions and decisions?

The other 95%, according to neuroscientists, is determined by your subconscious programming. This means that when you choose what to eat, perform in a presentation, compete in a contest, sleep at night and interact with loved ones, you have very little direct scope to influence the outcome.

Why it's OK to want the 'Impossible'

Achieve the impossible

I was watching the film, The Gambler, on DVD about a week ago and there was a monologue in it that completely blew my mind. It was one of those pieces of dialogue, very similar in sentiment to the, 'our great war is a spiritual war, our great depression is our lives'  speech from Tyler Durden in Fight Club, that perfectly captures the sense of disillusionment that many of us feel with modern life. 

1 Weird Hack that will Massively Increase your Motivation

Weird hack to increase motivation

Do you believe in time travel?

I do!

Not in a 'Back to the Future' sense of the word (although wouldn't that be cool), but I do believe in our ability to go back into our minds and memories and relive experiences from the past. 

Some of you will know that, when I'm not running this website and promoting my book, I work as a hypnotherapist. One of the techniques I trained in is called Time Line Therapy.

The 3 Questions you MUST ask before giving up on Something you Love

3 Questions before Giving Up

Today, I'm writing about giving up. Ostensibly, in relation to your dreams, but what I'm about to say is just as relevant to giving up on a quest to lose weight, a relationship or even a contest, as it is to a cherished life-long goal. 

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