Confused by conflicting health advice? Not sure if you should cook your kale in coconut oil or sweep it all in the rubbish bin. Coconut oil is nice and slippery like that when warm. The shocking truth is it’s actually not that hard or confusing. There is more agreement and good science than confusion and … Continue reading It’s not Rocket Science: 30 tips to an evidence based life well lived
This is part of our quick reads series; helping you stay informed without hogging your precious time. This post considers the book - Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything? Spoiler alert: yes it would seem poor old Gwyneth is wrong about everything; from juice cleanses, to coffee enemas and steaming her fanny (I added that … Continue reading Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?
This is the first blog in our quick five min reads series, in which we summarise articles we found interesting/useful. Our thinking is to provide you the main points that will either satisfy you or lead you to your own further reading. First up is Thomas Chamorro-Premuzic's article in the Harvard Business Review entitled "What … Continue reading Science & Leadership Potential
Recently I have focused on blogging and reading on the science of habits. I have summarised my learnings in these eight evidence-based tips to create the habits you want & delete the ones you don't: Get clear on your values and roles life (e.g. coach, parent, employee, leader). Set clear SMART goals for your planned … Continue reading 8 Tips to Get Control of your Habits
This post discusses Habit 3: Put first things first, it is part of a larger series looking at the science (or not) of Stephen Coveys' 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. The science that seems most important here in terms of supporting Coveys' ideas is the goal hierarchy work discussed in Habit 2: Begin with … Continue reading Habit 3: Put first things first