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Magic and Misdirection

Magic and Misdirection

“The tuned deck” is a curious trick that fooled hundred of professional magicians for years – they were too busy concentrating on specific techniques to
realise that there was an art at work…

by February 20, 2009 0 comments Inspiration, Willpower
5 easy ways to lose weight

5 easy ways to lose weight

Like everyone, I’ve had times when my weight has been heavier than I’d like it to be. Something I learned years ago is that it’s simple to take control of your weight – as long as you actually want to do that.

If you don’t have the willpower to make a decision and act on it, nothing you do will ever be truly effective.

Now that’s said, here’s the 5 easy ways to lose weight:

by May 7, 2007 1 comment Inspiration, Training, Willpower
My life without coffee – one year on

My life without coffee – one year on

It’s coming up to the 1-year anniversary of my last cup of coffee, so I wanted to share some thoughts about my experience.

by April 10, 2007 10 comments Willpower
Always achieve your goals

Always achieve your goals

Carol Dweck is a psychology professor at Stanford University. She’s been investigating why people of equal talent reach such different levels – why some become Muhammad Ali, and others Mike Tyson.

The key, she found, isn’t ability; it’s whether you look at ability as something inherent that needs to be demonstrated or as something that can be developed.

by April 7, 2007 0 comments Inspiration, Mindsets
Defeat laziness with two simple steps

Defeat laziness with two simple steps

“Everytime I wanted to stop I sped it up a little. Each goal I set–I’ll stop at 3 miles–I exceeded by .1 or .2. I excised those demons (laziness) by refusing to indulge them.”

You can always do one more rep, run that bit further, achieve more than you thought possible. You just have to reach for it.

by April 5, 2007 3 comments Inspiration, Willpower
Never give up. Never stop trying

Never give up. Never stop trying

The incredible upper body strength on display is nothing compared to the mental strength to keep going and push yourself just a bit further.

by April 4, 2007 1 comment Inspiration, Willpower