wellbeing

6 Morning Habits to Help You Seize the Day, Every Day

There are days where I manage to check everything off my to-do list. And there are days where I don’t even come close. You’ve probably experienced that feeling. It gets to about 4:00 pm and you realize there’s no way you have the energy left to complete everything you have to do today. You’ve had …

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9 Ways to Get the Deep Sleep You Need To Feel Energized and Be Productive

I admit it — I’ve taken sleep for granted. Ever since I was little, I was prone to FOMO (fear of missing out). I’d wait for my brother and sister to fall asleep so I could curl up on the sofa and watch Friends with my parents, or be an unwelcome addition to their dinner party. …

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Key Lessons on Life That We Can Learn From the ‘Mermaids’ of Japan

Ultimately, as human beings, we’re all pursuing the same thing; happiness. As Anne Frank once said: “We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.” Most of us lead relatively conventional lives. Sure, we’re each unique, original, and have our own background — but if you …

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How to Take Control When it Feels Like That’s The Last Thing You Have

There are times in life where you experience hardship. Maybe it’s an illness in the family, maybe it’s a death. Maybe it’s a global pandemic, or you’re struggling to find work. Sadly, hardship is an unavoidable part of life. It often comes by surprise; an unforeseen circumstance that you find yourself in by accident. You …

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What the Swedish Concept of Lagom Can Teach Us About Ambition

“If you don’t like climbing mountains, I promise the peak has nothing more to offer you” — Taylor Foreman I’ve never really understood why people who don’t typically enjoy running sign up for marathons. It’s an impressive achievement, I’m not denying that. But to me, it only seems like a worthy achievement if you actually like to run; because …

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Why Sleep Is the Most Underrated Tool for Good Health, Longevity, and Productivity

“Men who sleep five hours a night have significantly smaller testicles than men who sleep eight hours or more” This is how Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California, Matthew Walker kicked off his speech to employees at Google. I was wrapped up in a blanket, sipping my honey and camomile tea on …

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We All Feel More Lonely, and It’s Not a Good Sign

Let’s start building our tribes. We’re not supposed to live alone — and, this is coming from someone who’s flat-shared for years throughout their 20s. Sometimes it worked great, others not so much — there were definitely times I would have preferred to live alone. But it’s about finding the right companions, because living alone …

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