Willpower Doesn’t Work: Discover the Hidden Keys to Success — Benjamin Hardy, PhD

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On my journey to becoming a better writer, I had the pleasure of crossing paths with Benjamin Hardy who gave a presentation at a writers’ workshop I was attending last November — and he kindly gave away some proof copies of his new book Willpower Doesn’t Work (WPDW). Since then I’ve been applying some of its strategies and the early …

Book Review: High and Low – How I Hiked Away From Depression Across Scotland by Keith Foskett

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‘Dark clouds had formed overnight, obscuring the summit of Beinn Aird da Loch, and a fierce wind roared. Now the bothy walls screamed in surrender. Rain rattled the roof and water cascaded down.’ With all of Keith Foskett’s travel adventure books, you feel like you’re walking beside him. He’s brutally honest about the places he passes through, the people he …

10 Questions To Ask Yourself If You Want To Quit Corporate Life

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“I wish I had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.” — Bronnie Ware, The Top Five Regrets of the Dying I recently met up with some ex-work colleagues for Christmas drinks. They’re successful investment professionals working in the ‘City’, London’s equivalent of Wall Street. It’s always fun catching up and …