Are you a scanner? And how to cope if you are.

Here’s a post originally published in 2014 but I think that some people may find it a help… So here’s a question for you, have you heard of the term “scanner” when it comes to describing someone’s personality? No? But I’m sure that you’ve heard the variants such as multi-passionate and multi-potential which have become…

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A quick note on how to handle twitter trolls.

A couple of months ago, I interviewed Janet Street Porter for Tombola. One of the questions I posed was… You’re no stranger to controversy, particularly on social media networks such as Twitter. Can you give some tips on how you handle the Twitter trolls?  In which she replied: Ignore them! Don’t block them, just mute…

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Take a phone detox

There’s a great piece in the New Yorker by Scaachi Koul where she lists things that will happen if she doesn’t take her phone out. For example: 1. Someone will post a photo of a brunch sandwich—like, a really great brunch sandwich, one with bacon and avocado—and I won’t get to comment, “omg where.” 2….

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Wake at the same time every day…

I’m a big fan of sleep. I find the whole “I’ll sleep when I’m dead” thing complete nonsense. Making sure you get enough sleep is essential if you want to feel good, look good and be uber productive. But here is a good tip for you…wake at the same time every day. A recent study…

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Words of wisdom on Happiness

There was an interesting tidbit on CNN today which shared some words of wisdom from historical figures on their key to happiness. The two below are my favorites –  and you can see the rest here.   What do you think? What’s your key to happiness?  

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