A long time ago I realised that 'economising' on sleep was not a good idea; partly because it violates 'natural law'. Here is an interesting article which, among other things, says: "People who lack the right amount of sleep suffer a reduction in their cognitive abilities without really being conscious of it". Scientists using smartphone app to study slumber patterns warn … [Read more...] about Should We Say “Hey Sleepy” Instead Of “Hey Stupid”?
Everyone on earth has the same amount of time in a day - 24 hours. We differ in what we focus on. Years ago - 1981 - to be precise, while studying computer programming, I learnt about a computer science principle called GIGO - this stood for Garbage In, Garbage Out. If we wrote crappy computer code the result would be poor output if any. I realised then that GIGO … [Read more...] about Read (Focus On) The Right Stuff And You Will Understand The World More Clearly
"We cannot tell what may happen to us in the strange medley of life. But we can decide what happens in us -- how we can take it, what we do with it -- and that is what really counts in the end." - Joseph Fort Newton We need to decide whether to have a winning mentality. Not choosing is a decision. In my early life I was a big-time loser, due in significant part to my … [Read more...] about Are You Genuinely Winning At Life?
No apologies if this article is confronting. It is not however 'medical advice'. For that, see your relevant medical professional. I love science for lots of reasons. I enjoyed it at school and despite being top of my year in the final exams, I never went into science as a career. The logical mindset however has proven extremely useful, even if at times unsettling, … [Read more...] about Science Can Be Good AND Bad For Your Health
Do you have many, or any, friends? What kind of a 'friend' are you? Take this friendship test and find out... Read the quote below. Think carefully about the quote, and how it applies to the way you handle friendship. Be honest - come on....there is no point in self-deception. Deceiving yourself is a 'lonely prison'. Decide how you can improve. Take action. … [Read more...] about Can You Pass The Friendship Test?