How to Win Friends and influence People book cover

How to Win Friends and Influence People – If You Wish to Understand People, This Is the Book for You

What it’s about How to Win Friends and Influence People is a self-help book written by Dale Carnegie, published in 1936. The book is all about understanding people with the aim being that by understanding better you will be better able to interact and communicate with people. So basically this is a book that tries to teach you how to build stronger relationships with people … Continue reading How to Win Friends and Influence People – If You Wish to Understand People, This Is the Book for You

Outliers book cover

Outliers – If You Want to Understand the Difference between Success and Failure, Read This Book

What it’s about This book looks at the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful, and asks the question what is the key to their success. What makes a high achiever different from everyone else. Why you should read it This book is an absolutely fascinating read, and any person who reads it will likely never be able to look at … Continue reading Outliers – If You Want to Understand the Difference between Success and Failure, Read This Book

Success Is a Lottery – Acknowledging That Fact Will Make the World a Much Kinder and Fairer Place

I’ve just been reading a book by Malcolm Gladwell called Outliers, if you haven’t read it I highly recommend it, it truly is a fascinating read. But anyway, the point that it makes is that success and failure is all about luck, yes most of the time hard work is needed to go with that luck, after all, you have to take the opportunities that … Continue reading Success Is a Lottery – Acknowledging That Fact Will Make the World a Much Kinder and Fairer Place

Quote which reads listening to people, being capable of truly hearing them, is the ultimate superpower because it is the path to being truly heard. And a person who is head has the power to change not only their own lives for the better, but the lives of others

Listening Is The Path To Finding Happiness, Because Listening Is The Path To Being Heard

There is nothing more frustrating in this world than feeling like you are not being heard, and that no one is listening to you or getting you, it can leave you feeling unbelievably downbeat and alienated. In fact, such a feeling is the path to a very negative and lonely existence, I know it because in my youth I used to feel this way a … Continue reading Listening Is The Path To Finding Happiness, Because Listening Is The Path To Being Heard

Quote which reads if instead of hating on people, we took a moment and tried relating to people, the world would be a much better place

Relating Not Hating Is the Path To Being Heard

This is the second post in the series I’m writing about all the lessons I would love to teach my younger self if I had the chance, and it’s about people with opposing views and how we deal with them. In my view one of the biggest problems the world has is that large numbers of people when they come across a person who has … Continue reading Relating Not Hating Is the Path To Being Heard

Quote which reads even when alone the rain stops falling and the rainbow forms, but only when you find that someone who sees the same rainbow as you, will the storm truly end

Find People Who Are on the Same Wavelength As You

In my view there is nothing in this world that has the power to make us feel more lonely and unhappy, than sharing it with people who don’t understand us. And it is so easy for such a thing to happen, sometimes literally our lives will be filled with great people, we may think our partner is great, our family are great, our friend network … Continue reading Find People Who Are on the Same Wavelength As You

Quote that reads memories exists to create a future that is better than your past

How I Learned To Use My Past As A Tool to Better My Present

One of the greatest lessons I’ve ever learned is that the purpose of memories are not to remember things that have happened, but to learn from things that have happened. That means memories are always supposed to be positive, and all memories no matter what can be positive. In this post I talk about how I learned to make all my memories positive. Continue reading How I Learned To Use My Past As A Tool to Better My Present

Quote which reads there are positives in everything to find them all you have to do is look for them

How Focusing on the Positives Helped Me to Stop Living in the past

It is so easy to get lost in the past, I used to be lost in the past, however, by changing the way that I thought about the past, by looking for the positives, I left the past behind and found the present. In this post I talk about exactly how I did this and how anyone can. Continue reading How Focusing on the Positives Helped Me to Stop Living in the past

Title image for post the paradox of rain is the greatest teacher of human nature

The Paradox of Rain Is the Greatest Teacher of Human Nature

Without rain there could be no life, yet tell a person who lives in a place where it frequently rains that they should worship rain and the response you will get will be inevitable. In this reality is the greatest lesson we could ever learn about human nature and the power of words. Continue reading The Paradox of Rain Is the Greatest Teacher of Human Nature

Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction book cover

Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction – Want to Start Making Better Decisions, This Book Will Teach You How to

What it’s about Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction is a book by Philip E. Tetlock and Dan Gardner released in 2015. It details findings from The Good Judgment Project which is a twenty year project in which the aim was to discover just how good forecasters were at forecasting.  Why you should read it Every decision we make we make using a judgement … Continue reading Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction – Want to Start Making Better Decisions, This Book Will Teach You How to