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If you want to be good at anything, you need flow. Formally described as 'the optimal state of consciousness,' flow is the secret to peak performance. Running, boxing, developing new excel formulas, tantric sex or yoga... anything can benefit from this mental hack. It's north of happiness, addictive, contagious and albeit, life changing.
How can we increase our Dating IQ?
Evolutionary psychology studies human thoughts and behaviours, based on biological and primitive history. Dr David Buss, studies the human psyche in mate selection aka. why we choose assholes, gold diggers, fall in love, cheat or live happily ever after. In an interview on The Art of Charm, the evolutionary psychologist dropped dating bombs on why we fail or succeed in the dating arena.
She's got a dog named Killer and doesn't believe in God. Cara Santa Maria is one bad ass Skeptic making science cool again. I had the pleasure of chatting to Cara as part of her Skepticon Australian tour. Here's 3 things I learned from her: Curiosity leads to identity, Embrace life's detours and Knowledge is key to a full life.
To some, 'the art of job hopping' sounds like a recipe for career suicide. To others (your truly), it's a professional journey of personal ingenuity. now more than ever, it's important for us to be adaptable. Even the titans of our society like Oprah, Elon Musk and Ariana Huffington didn't have linear career paths. They all dabbled into different jobs, industries or passion projects. Each time learning a bit more about themselves; ultimately leading to where they are today.
I absolutely love this guy! I first listened to John Assaraf on Lewis Howes' podcast, where he spoke about unlocking your brain's full potential. In this interview, he digs into how our everyday thoughts and actions determine the quality of our lives. It sounds long winded, but he breaks it down really well. He talks about being aware of our emotions, where we should surf/ ride the wave, rather than getting hit by the wave.
At the age of 5 we use 80% of our creative potential, by 25 it drops to 2%.
Creativity helps us become better problem solvers, communicators whilst also increases self-awareness and our ability to manage stress. Here are 3 easy steps, to help you retrain your creative mind.
Nick is living proof that you can have a multi-dimensional career. We spoke about the stigma associated to acting, why he doesn't believe in the 'struggling actor,' knock backs and career advice for anyone looking to turn a passion into a career.
His school principal said to his mum, ‘Steve is either going to be Prime Minister or end up in jail.' From managing a bar, to fitness and human biology startups, to now running a social enterprise, find out how this relentless millennial is carving out his own career.
What Aesop is to skincare or Haydenshapes is to surfboards, Hentley is Australia's answer to men’s leather goods. Kameron's passion for craft has lead him to Hentley. We spoke about experimenting with creative projects, crowdsourcing, the challenges of international manufacturers and what it’s really like building an Australian Made brand.
At just 26, Tina Lee is her own boss. She owns an e-commerce site No More Ugly and Tina Lee Creative a freelance photography and design business. We spoke about career shifts, starting a business without telling your parents, acquiring clients and the challenge of having a close knit network of like-minded people.
Why are we embarrassed to be seen in the self-help book aisle? Why do we think our friends are weird and naive if they see a life coach? These are all the burning questions I had that lead to my first TEDx talk.
It’s definitely been a labour of love. So grab a coffee, watch it in bed or watch it while you're waiting for Uber Eats to arrive 😜.