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Have You Been Fooled By Discount Shopping All This While?

Countless times, we get too excited when we see reduced offers, slashed deals, discounts, and mouth-watering offers but fail to understand that those prices are almost the same with other offers that have no discount. Many businesses and sales outlets fail to reach out and convert their potential customers due to their sales strategy.  Who doesn’t love sales? There’s just one problem: they lead us to make dumb choices – an insightful article by Dan Ariely and Jeff Kreisler that analyses the striking difference between a business that just put…

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Learn To Master A Skill Successfully With This

The Practicing Mind is a bestselling book written by a piano technician who used to work at a performance venue for guest concert pianists. The author, Thomas M. Sterner, held a very demanding job, preparing pianos and thus in the everyday challenges of his job managed to gain the inspiration to write the book. And by packaging his experiences in a 150-page, easy-to-read book, he has helped countless students and adult alike. The Practicing Mind isn’t just an ordinary book. It offers invaluable tips and strategies for someone practicing to…

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Knit Your Favourite Pattern 50% Easier With This App

No one can escape the occasional stresses of life, though we can definitely find a way of keeping the annoying boredom and anxiety off our life. As well as eating well, sleeping, meditating or working out, an excellent life hack to help calm our nerves and let the mind relax is by indulging in a hobby that relaxes the body. Of the many hobbies you aren’t probably thinking of right now is the age-old art of Knitting, yet it has several unbelievable benefits that help the mind and body stay…

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Can Your Bed Be Your New Favourite Gym Place? Let This App Tells You

If you are like most people, not really ready for the day’s challenges when you first get out of bed in the morning. Unfortunately, most people are extremely busy and getting as much sleep as possible is really important. This often means that you set your morning alarm to wake you up precisely at a specific time and you jump out of bed with little time to spare. This can take its toll on your body and make it very difficult to get yourself properly motivated to get prepared for…

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Keeping fit and healthy with Bec Louise Chambers

  We caught up with coach and health fitness writer Bec Chambers to chat about all things health, fitness and body confidence.   ON INSTAGRAM I’ve wanted to be a writer since I was four years old, and I started blogging in 2013, which naturally progressed to Instagram. My writing has always focused on women and their bodies, minds and fitness. Fitness has been a major part of my life from a young age, but at about 17 I went down an extreme dieting road that led to binge/purge eating…

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Are You Using Time Differently In The Knowledge Economy?

The saying used to be that “time is money,” with the thinking going that putting in more time will guarantee good results. A common example of this is the 10,000 hour idea put forth by Malcolm Gladwell and others. In short: if you want to master something, you need 10,000 hours of repetition at it. This would directly tie “time” (the hours) to “success” (mastery), but unfortunately, the 10,000 hour theory has been debunked by many. Here’s a micro example: sometimes, a person will study for days and days (time)…

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It Is Magically Possible To Work Less And Still Do More

Working long hours is pretty common these days. If your Monday to Friday feels like a constant slog of work and projects with no real time for a breather, is this because you have too much work or is it because you’re not using your time efficiently? It’s easy to spend too much time perfecting something or equally not focusing enough so you end up dragging the task out more than you should. So does working longer hours mean you’re being productive and getting lots done? The answer is most…

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Have You Been Wasting Your Time Wrongly?

Do you find yourself being busy all day with endless to-do’s? Are you constantly stretched for time? If yes, it’s possible that you’re not making the best use of your time. It’s likely that you have too many distractions that have been masked as ‘tasks’. And it’s these tasks that are eating away your time and energy. For example, do you believe you are being super-productive when you’re checking your emails or sitting in meetings? You might think so, but at the end of the day – how much have…

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Forget About Your Receipts and Get Instant Cash Reward Now With This App

Everyone these days are looking for ways to save money on the items that they buy. One of the more popular ways that manufacturers use to get consumers to buy their product is to offer a rebate after the purchase is made. In the past, these came in the form of an often inconvenient mail-in system that required you to follow a certain set of rules just to get the promised rebate. With the advancement in technology, the mail in a portion of the rebate game has been replaced with…

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How I Learned the Importance of Cardio the Hard Way

When I am training clients the first time, I often hear this one sentence: “I don’t want to go jogging today, I don’t want to lose my muscles!” This is a deadly misconception. It is completely irrational, unhealthy and unscientific. As Will Smith said, cardiovascular endurance training is one of the keys to a great life, The keys to life are running and reading. When you’re running, there’s a little person that talks to you and says, “Oh I’m tired. My lung’s about to pop. I’m so hurt. There’s no…

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