“Feck It Fifteen” – What It Is & Why You Need It

Take a "feck it fifteen" break | self-care | mental health | taking time out | taking time for yourself

Today, I’m giving you permission to rest, even if it’s only for a short while. Put your feet up, say “feck it” to the dishes, and just enjoy yourself. No pressure, no obligations, no responsibilities. And I want you to schedule in time to do that regularly. Let’s call it the “Feck It Fifteen”, where you get to do whatever you want to do and be whoever you want to be for 15 blissful minutes. Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

How To Cure Worst Case Scenario Syndrome For Good

At some point in your life, you will feel the weight of pessimism pressing down upon you. You’ll believe that something bad is about to happen that will change the course of your future for the worse. Maybe you fear you’re about to lose your job, or fail an exam, or you’re not sure you’ll have enough money at the end of the month to meet your financial commitments. Whatever the reason, you’ll have a touch of Worst Case Scenario Syndrome, and won’t be able help letting your imagination run wild, convinced that this will be the ruin of you.Thankfully,… Onwards! ->

Left Brain vs. Right Brain: How To Make The Most Of Both

Left brain vs. right brain: how to make the most of both your analytical and creative sides.

Although the whole “left brain vs. right brain” idea has been debunked, it’s still true that we use different areas of our brains for different tasks. It’s also true that a lot of us tend to favour one over the other, so how can analytical thinkers incorporate some flair into their daily lives, and how can creatives learn to embrace a little more logic?In other words, how can “left brainers” be a little more right, and vice versa? Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

How To Live Your Life With No Regrets: The Fourth Agreement

To live a life with no regrets is, I think, our biggest dream for ourselves. Recently, I read a book that’s teaching me to do just that: Don Miguel Ruiz’s “The Four Agreements”.

To live a life with no regrets is, I think, our biggest dream. Recently, I read a book that’s teaching me to do just that: Don Miguel Ruiz’s “The Four Agreements”.*In it, Ruiz outlines four fundamental “agreements” or standards we should all hold ourselves to if we want to lead better, more meaningful lives. I can certainly review the rest of the book if that’s something you want but, for now, I’m focusing on the fourth agreement. It’s the one that’s made the biggest difference for me, helping me raise the bar and live a life with no regrets. Onwards!… Onwards! ->

Mindfulness Meditation: What It Is & How I Do It

A (former) skeptic's guide to mindfulness meditation. Beginner? This is about as basic as it gets.

PIN TO READ LATER Look, I know it has a reputation as being a bit airy-fairy, but bear with me. I don’t go into a trance or reach transcendence or any of that sorta stuff, so you can stop picturing Tibetan monks sitting atop mountains with their legs in the lotus position. Instead, consider this a (former) skeptic’s guide to mindfulness meditation, where I cut the crap and just tell you how and why I sit in silence for a few minutes a day. Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

Have A Happy Life: 10 Ways To Eliminate Negativity

Some of the biggest obstacles we encounter in life are all in our own heads — fear of failure, low self-esteem, our inner critic, and general negativity. We’re often our own worst enemies. But imagine what we could do if we were our own biggest champions. If we kicked that inner critic in the crotch and, instead, cheered ourselves on each step of the way. Easier said than done though, right? I hear ya. So let’s look at 10 ways we can eliminate negativity to live a happy life and become our own cheerleaders. Onwards! ->