8 Things I’ve Learnt About Habits

Over the past year or so I've set out to discover as much as I can about "habits" - how they work, and how we can change them to improve our lives. Three books in particular have been incredibly helpful in this regard: The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg, The Willpower Instinct by Kelly McGonigal, …

How to Change a Habit

I'm currently reading a book called "The Power of Habit" by Charles Duhigg. It looks at the neuroscience of habit formation and change, and is really quite fascinating. Of course, there is much more to it than the diagram below, but I think this flowchart can be quite helpful in trying to change a habit. You …

3 Ways to Get On Top of Social Media Before it Gets on Top of You

700 billion minutes. That's how much time Facebook's 500 million active users spend on the site every month! 700 000 000 000 minutes. That's the equivalent of 1,3 million years - nearly 18 000 lifetimes! And 7 years ago Facebook didn't even exist! What did we use to do with all that time?? A recent …