Category «Lifestyle»

Why you should learn something new every day

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You might think your day is busy enough, without having to add yet another thing. But, as Brigid Moss discovers, daily learning is one of the secrets of success; I love to find out about how high achievers sort out their lives. It makes me feel like on the off chance that I could just …

How to survive the Nightmare Before Christmas

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Does the thought of Christmas make you want to hide under the sofa until 2 January? Brigid Moss learns how to keep in good spirits while surrounded by family . Emotions run high around Christmas. I’ve already cried about Elton as a small boy, unwrapping the piano given by his loving grandmother, the Sainsbury’s mum …

It’s never too late to turn a bad day around

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Brigid Moss finds out how to have a great day with personal-development guru Robin Sharma. But be warned – it does start at 5am. Listening to the podcasts of personal-development guru Robin Sharma is like a double espresso for my productivity levels. Last week, hearing his words first thing made me knuckle down on days …

How to make space for your resolutions

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Create a corner for what matters to you in your home and you can use it as a physical place to focus on what matters, says Brigid Moss. It was Marie Kondo who first brought us the idea of keeping only the possessions you love. Take this one step further, say Nadia Narain and Katia …

This one question will stop you from worrying

Worriers who tend to lose themselves in overthinking need to test-drive Sarah Knight’s life-changing question, says Brigid Moss.  it’s Knight, the useful information comes wrapped up in a sweary package: Calm The F**k Down (asterisks author’s own). You may already be a fan of Knight’s way of drilling down to the logic of any situation. In …

How do you make habits stick past January?

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Notoriously flaky at keeping resolutions, Brigid Moss finds an easy way to give small new intentions sticking power. Are you trying to create a new healthy habit? Piggyback it on something you do anyway. Want to run more? Put on your running shoes instead of your regular shoes, says Dr Sean Young, a world expert …