Monthly Archives: June 2011

Diet Myths And Facts – The Truth Behind Common Misunderstandings!

Eggs raise cholesterol levels:

As we all know, high cholesterol levels are associated with cardiovascular disease. Eggs and especially the yolk are high in cholesterol. This has led to the conclusion that eggs can be detrimental to heart’s health. Continue reading

5 Key Steps to a Healthy Mind

There are several different factors that affect health and happiness including nutrition, lifestyle, exercise, stress, family and career. However the one big factor that in my experience often gets overlooked is the health of the mind. It seemed to me that in order to create and maintain a healthy and happy life the work must begin with the mind.

Your thoughts are extremely powerful and can control all aspects of your life including your health. The majority of people are only partially aware of the thoughts that go through their head. Continue reading

Are You Taking Productivity Too Far?

Like I say, I’m all for productivity. I like to do useful, fulfilling work, and I get bored easily if I’m wasting time or procrastinating.

But … I know that sometimes I take it a little too far. And I’ve often read blog posts or comments from other productive people who are definitely edging towards too much productivity. Continue reading

How to Adopt a Growth Mindset (and Why You Want to)

Is your potential determined by your genes?

No, no and no.

The idea of a growth mindset is catching on, with books like Carol Dweck’s Mindset: The New Psychology of Success and Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers: The Story of Success. We’re not limited by what we can do … but by what we think we can do. Continue reading

15 Must Read Lessons from Aristotle

The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life – knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live. Continue reading

Why an Abundance Mentality is the Path to Success

I have always been a very competitive person. I have always been inspired by competition and it has always helped me do my best, but for me to win, someone else has to lose.

This is what I have always been taught which has made it difficult to be happy for others successes. Whenever someone else does well it raises the bar for me, making my success even more difficult. Continue reading