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How to Improve Our Multi-Tasking Skills and Make Better Use of Our Time

Can you remember those one-man bands – those guys with a drum strapped to their back, a piano accordion in their hands, a mouth organ in the mouth and cymbals taped to their legs? That is multitasking at its best. My female friends tell me I can’t multitask because I’m a man, and multitasking is
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How to Effectively Deal With Losing possessions

How to Effectively Deal With Losing possessions

A friend of mine lost his car keys five days ago and I swear the experience almost sent him mad. It wasn’t just one or two keys; it was a big heavy clump of keys. He lost the keys to his home, car, wife’s car, his work, his garden sheds, the garage and even to
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What Regrets Really Are and How to Eliminate Them

What Regrets Really Are and How to Eliminate Them

I’m going to return to a subject I write about frequently, because I believe it is a major impediment to happiness: regrets. When you think about it, regrets are all about how you perceive the past – what you should or should not have done in the past. Regrets and withholding forgiveness are also closely
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It’s official – we are getting dumber!

It’s official – we are getting dumber!

A new Norwegian study has found that people’s IQs today are measurably lower than the scores of their parents at the same age. Ole Rogeberg and Bernt Bratsberg from the Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research in Oslo, Norway, looked at the scores from an IQ test given to more than 730,000 Norwegian men reporting for
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How to Overcome Loneliness

How to Overcome Loneliness

Would you believe that Britain this year appointed a Minister for Loneliness and Social Isolation? The British government thinks that loneliness has reached epidemic proportions. According to the English Campaign to End Loneliness, British doctors claim to see between one and five patients a day who have come mainly because they are lonely. Loneliness is
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How to Be a Good Leader for Millennials

I learnt from a survey recently that two out of every three workers would rather sack their boss than get a pay rise! It’s hard to know whether to laugh or cry when you hear statistics like that. Surveys consistently show that a large majority of Australians are unhappy at work. Survey Sample International put
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