How can you be comfortable, even when you're in an uncomfortable position? Nov 29, 2021

This week’s thriving tip is inspired by Poppy Cleall, English Rugby Union player, following her team’s astounding 56-15 victory over opponents, New Zealand during the Six Nations tournament. To be honest, I am not a Rugby Union fan, but Poppy’s passion for the game and her...

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Do You Care Less When You’re Connecting Remotely? Nov 02, 2021

Jaap Bressers taught me what it means to care, and to show it too. His story begins on a Portuguese beach. He was lying face down in the ocean. Moments earlier, he had sloshed through the shallows into the sea; relishing the warmth of the sun on his skin despite the cool water that now reached...

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Why Not Be More Scientific About Your Life? Oct 26, 2021

The four-minute mile barrier stood for decades. Experts believed the feat could be achieved only in perfect weather — 68 degrees and no wind, and on a hard, dry clay track. But Bannister did it on a wet track in cold weather.

Just 46 days after Bannister’s success, John Landy, an...

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Three Ways to Thrive Through Winter Oct 18, 2021

 

Three Ways to Thrive Through Winter

There's no denying that Autumn is here. The beautiful gold, russet and umber flashes on the trees and bushes mark her arrival, before the wind whips them bare. I’m taken by surprise every year at just how quickly the mornings shrink, and the...

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