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Put an elastic band on your phone - Focus hack

Put a band on it

    A simple trick to keep your phone from hijacking your focus We’ve all been there – settling in to focus on an important task when suddenly our phone lights up with a notification. Before we know it, we’re sucked into a vortex of emails, social media posts, and cat videos, with our original intention a… Read More »Put a band on it

    Quick Squeeze Workouts - Fitness hack

    Quick Squeeze workouts

      Squeeze in a quick workout while your coffee brews Struggling to find time for exercise in your busy schedule? The minutes spent waiting for your coffee to brew present a hidden opportunity to sneak in a quick workout or some stretching. This simple hack has allowed me to sneak in quick workouts throughout my day… Read More »Quick Squeeze workouts

      The Do-or-Do-Nothing hack

      The Do-or-Do-Nothing productivity hack

        Working with ruthless focus As a knowledge worker, it’s easy to fall into the trap of constant distraction and diminished output. Social media, endless emails, household chores – the modern world bombards us with attention-stealing temptations at every turn. But what if a simple yet powerful antidote existed? Enter the Do-or-Do-Nothing method This laser-focused approach,… Read More »The Do-or-Do-Nothing productivity hack

        Share your joy and good news hack

        Share your joy

          Sharing good news increases your happiness Have you ever received exciting news and felt an immediate urge to tell someone? That instinct might be more powerful than you realize. Recent research suggests that sharing positive experiences can significantly enhance our happiness and strengthen our relationships. This simple yet potent approach to increasing well-being involves actively… Read More »Share your joy

          The 5-4-3-2-1 Meditation Technique

          The 5-4-3-2-1 Meditation Technique

            A simple path to present-moment awareness The 5-4-3-2-1 meditation technique is like a reset button for your mind—a way to instantly snap out of worry, stress, or mental fog. This simple yet powerful exercise can ground you firmly in the present moment, using nothing more than your five senses and the world around you. Whether… Read More »The 5-4-3-2-1 Meditation Technique

            Kinhin - Walking Zen Meditation

            The Art of Walking Meditation

              Mastering the Kinhin meditation Kinhin, a form of walking meditation practised in Zen Buddhism, offers a powerful way to cultivate mindfulness and inner peace. This technique, often used in conjunction with seated meditation (zazen), can enhance your overall meditation practice and bring a sense of calm to your daily life. I like to use this… Read More »The Art of Walking Meditation

              The cash-only challenge

              The cash-only challenge

                A simple hack to curb your spending With tap-and-go payments and one-click purchases, it’s easier than ever to overspend without realizing it. If you want to regain control of your finances and reduce unnecessary expenses, consider taking on the cash-only challenge. This straightforward approach can help you become more mindful of your spending habits and… Read More »The cash-only challenge

                The 3-3-3 technique to reduce anxiety

                The 3-3-3 technique to reduce anxiety

                  The grounding technique to calm your anxiety Anxiety can feel like a whirlwind of racing thoughts and physical discomfort, leaving you feeling overwhelmed and out of control. A simple technique can help you find calm amidst the chaos. This emotional hack involves engaging your senses to redirect your focus from anxious thoughts to the present… Read More »The 3-3-3 technique to reduce anxiety