Work hard, rest hard

Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop One of the fundamentals to making every day more fun is to understand the importance of rest. Rest is not laziness, it’s a vital part of your life and as with anything it will pay if you learn how to rest effectively. So how … Read more


If people were meant to pop out of bed, we’d all sleep in toasters. There’s a lot to be said for rising early. You get a nice head start on the day, you get to enjoy some truly peaceful time before your day is clouded with a million other things and it’s no coincidence that … Read more

No rescue

As Tim Ferriss points out in his bestseller the Four Hour Workweek Nine to five for your working lifetime of 40-50 years is a long time if the rescue doesn’t come. About 500 months of solid work. If you play the lottery, daydream but dont take action, fantasise about inheritance and generally are ‘waiting’ for … Read more

The art of non finishing

Lost time is never found again. If you ever continued reading a book you weren’t enjoying or a film you couldn’t get into. Then you need this concept in your life. The first time I discovered this, it was as though I was suddenly given permission to choose what I would spend my time on … Read more

Five a day

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. In the UK we have a national health campaign encouraging everyone to eat at least 5 pieces of fruit/vegetables each day. This is a sound idea as small daily changes can make a larger difference to your life in the … Read more