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I regularly publish posts and articles on science-backed tools, best practices, techniques, insights, strategies and knowledge. They’re all designed to make the “human” stuff a little easier.

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Why you need to choose your failures

Reading Time: 3 minutes Which of your recent failures did decide on in advance? I know, you’re probably thinking, “Aren’t I meant to be planning for my successes, not my failures?” The short answer is, “No”! Read on to

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A Tribute to the Humble Nana Nap

Reading Time: 4 minutes I’m a HUGE fan of the nana nap. There, I said it! I often see comments like “You can sleep when you’re dead” or “Sleep is for the weak”. As though this core human function

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What Many Approaches to Strengths Get Wrong

Reading Time: 4 minutes I love the huge variety of strengths-based approaches that are out there, but many of them get one key thing wrong. They focus on the extremes of super-strengths and worst weaknesses, and make only passing

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Never Mistake Stability for Certainty

Reading Time: 3 minutes One of the most common thinking traps that we humans fall into is mistaking stability for certainty. I’ll bet you’re used to things being a particular way. The amount of traffic on your commute. What

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