Economist who Predicted Trump & Brexit Explains What Happens Now

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qxBzcynHGEE In this clip Scottish Economist & Professor at Brown University, Mark Blyth discusses the state of global politics post The U.S election.  Arguing that this giant shift has an economic source and the demise of Greece and rise of Podemos should have been the wake up call that the world needed: “The global economy has boomed in the last 30 years yet for most, their standard … Continue reading Economist who Predicted Trump & Brexit Explains What Happens Now

Stand Your Ground And Fight 

I am in a genuine state of hurt and dismay but not surprise at the news of the election. I have said since The DNC disingenuously made Hillary the candidate that I didn’t think she would beat Trump. This article is a great summation. We must now more than ever unite around Progressive politics and the movements that unite us: “If Trump is a fascist, as … Continue reading Stand Your Ground And Fight 

Stressed?

Our society both demands and values intensity. Emma Seppälä discusses how being motivated and adrenaline rushed is seen as highly important in our working lives. However, without downtime this can damage our health and immune system.  In this fantastic clip, she demonstrates a simple breathing technique to help calm your nervous system and alleviate the symptoms and build up factors of stress. Try it and … Continue reading Stressed?

3 Myths Holding Back Your Genius

Author Tim Sandors debunks the three most important and common myths about being a creative genius, arguing that if you are following these myths you are setting yourself up for for failure. these include: 1. The myth of the lone wolf inventor 2. The myth of the “eureka” moment 3. The myth of the expert This is a thought provoking analysis on ways to maximise … Continue reading 3 Myths Holding Back Your Genius

Why Philosophy is the Secret to The Good Life

In this clip Jules Evans reveals the plague of mental struggles & illnesses of youth. In doing so, he explains how his discovery of ancient philosophy became a therapy which Taught him the skills and tools to put life in perspective and overcome his fierce anxiety and insecurity. This life experience has led him to the conclusion that philosophy should not be reserved to the … Continue reading Why Philosophy is the Secret to The Good Life

Cynical Advertising & Obesity: How The Industry Hijacked Food

I wrote an article back in 2014 documenting the pernicious role advertising & marketing were playing in the obesity epidemic. From Coca Cola’s have your ‘name on a bottle’ campaign or highly refined Cereal companies offering toys in their boxes, or huge Sports Stars advertising McDonald’s & Subway like its staple of their diet, the food industry pays huge money to manipulate how we perceive food. It’s … Continue reading Cynical Advertising & Obesity: How The Industry Hijacked Food