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How Hypnosis Can Help You Succeed

Jack, Jill and myself all had the experience I'm sure you've had too. Learning went from conscious trying to unconscious capability. Imagine if you had to consciously think about every single movement, major and miniscule, that it took you to your clothes on or make a cup of tea, these skills are now (I hope) programmed into you.

5 Life-Improving Benefits of Being (Truly) Generous

"Real generosity is anonymous to the extent that a man should be prepared even to be considered ungenerous rather than explain it to others."

The Law of Social Proof: Everybody's Doing It

There are always people who remain themselves even as behaviors and attitudes sweep through social networks. You don't have to believe things simply because other people believe them. You can, and, if you want to really be you rather than a replica of everyone else, must discover what you think. What you feel is right.

Is Your Label Limiting You?

Words matter, because they can shape expectation. When we are labelled we can sometimes be confined by that label. We can start to live up or down to that label, especially if it's been stuck onto us by some source of authority.

It's Unlucky to Be Superstitious (or Is It?)

Apparently superstitious beliefs can lower house prices, cause deaths in traffic accidents and even increase infant mortality. Is it really unlucky to be superstitious?

How Environmental Triggers Age You, Make You Dumber and Change How You See Other People

Environmental triggers influence people's behaviours and responses to a much greater extent than we realize.

Bystander Apathy: "It's none of my business"

Have you ever heard about an example of bystander apathy and wondered if you would have done something? Or perhaps you're sure you would.

Cognitive Dissonance: Stop Lying to Yourself

Have you ever noticed that some people don't seem to be straight with themselves? And by some people we could include you and me.

The Primal Human Needs - A New Framework for Happiness

As well as the obvious 'basic needs' for water, food and shelter, humans have a set of basic needs which are not so obvious, but just as essential to emotional wellbeing.

My 10 Favourite Success Quotes

The problem is that bite sized sound bites are to personal development what a can of Red Bull is to good nutrition. (Don't quote me on that). But why am I starting this success quotes article on such a negative note?