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Now that we found love…what are we gonna do with it?

As the lyrics of the famous song by The O’Jays put it, finding love is one thing but managing it is a completely different story. So, what is the secret to maintaining a healthy relationship? Counterintuitively, it was at the London Marketing Week 2014 event that I found the answer to this question. The …

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Why Coloring Can’t Calm You Down

The hottest trend in publishing is coloring books, with its promise of wellness, mindfulness, and everything healthy, up to and including, Nirvana for your soul. Indeed, earlier this year, five of Amazon’s top 15 best selling books were coloring books. Since 2013, when Johanna Basford released her “Secret Garden: An Inky …

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Become a resilient warrior!

What are the factors that make life seem to ‘work’ for you? And even more importantly, how can you make those factors come together as often as possible? On the other side of the coin, what aspects make you feel overwhelmed, always tired, de-motivated and depressed? The obvious goal is to …

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Words, judgments and heart: the tripod to happiness

Over the years, I’ve noticed that there two categories of people: those who like to complicate matters and those that prefer to simplify them. I’m a simplifier. While I was earning my Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania, I was the student who everyone would look to for making simple sense of what …

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Expectant Dads – 10 useful tips

 It happened. Finally! Or maybe it was more of a whoops “How did that happen?” Either way, you and your partner are expecting a baby. Congratulations! You are about to undergo an emotional roller coaster that will result in the best and most infuriating change of your life. You are …

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Stop surviving, start thriving!

How can you grow and develop healthily? According to Martin Seligman, an American psychologist who has devoted his career to cracking the code of permanent happiness, being happy is more than the absence of misery. In his book Flourish – A visionary new understanding of happiness and wellbeing, Seligman identifies the 5 building blocks to …

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OCD or just a quirk?

I’ll admit to having a quirk or two… I arrange the clothes in my wardrobe by colour. I count to myself up to 8 while going up and down the stairs as well as while doing other tasks. And before I go to sleep, I always double check whether I’ve locked the …

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