mind hacks

Dig Yourself Out Of Creative Ruts By Getting Nostalgic

Nostalgia can make you feel lost in the past, but it can also be a secret weapon for fuelling your creativity. If you feel like you’re stuck in a creative rut, a tour down memory lane might open your mind to new ideas.


Fight Procrastination By Facing Your Discomfort Head On

For many people, procrastination isn’t about being lazy, it’s about feeling uncomfortable with some aspect of the task at hand. Whatever the cause may be, it’s better to face your discomfort head on with a little honesty.


Personal Finance Is Simple: We Fail When Our Money Lacks Purpose

The most basic rules of personal finance are simple and constant. Yet it’s really hard for us to save more than we spend, and the reason may be because we lack a “why”.


Have A Plan Z For Peace Of Mind

We all have a plan A for life, and maybe even a plan B. But knowing your “Plan Z”, your last resort option, can help motivate you to go after what you really want from life.


Persuade People To Complete Tasks With Personalised Sticky Notes

Whether you’re delegating tasks, asking for a favour, or telling your kids to do their chores, a sticky note can make all the difference in convincing them to follow through.


Learn The Six Key Principles Of Persuasion With This Video

When you’ve mastered the art of persuasion, it’s easy to get people to do what you want. This video goes over six of the science-backed shortcuts you can use to start influencing others.


Saying 'Just This Once' Is A Sign You're About To Do Something Stupid

“Just this once” is a dangerous phrase to think or say to yourself. Often it serves as an excuse to do something you know you shouldn’t.


Clear Your Mind Before Bed By Promising To Return To Your Thoughts Later

It’s hard to fall asleep when your mind is going full speed, but you can clear your head of ideas and worries by cutting a deal with yourself.


Use The ABCD Method To Deal With Frustration

We get frustrated by a lot of things. Some make sense like our car breaking down. Others, less so, like everyday traffic. To deal with everyday frustrations like these, employ the ABCD method.


Michael Caine's Peace Of Mind Tip: Stop Obsessively Checking The Bill

No one likes getting ripped off. It’s natural to want to double and triple check the paper work every time money changes hands. As Michael Caine suggests, sometimes it’s OK to just let the small things go.