Social Distancing and the Human Connection

“I talked to a calzone for fifteen minutes last night before I realised it was just an introverted pizza. I wish all my acquaintances were so tasty.” – Jarod Kintz All humans need some form of connection with other humans – a statement backed-up by the fact that solitary confinement has long been used as […]

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Quality v Quantity: Getting the Most Out of Sleep

“The amount of sleep required by the average person is five minutes more.” – Wilson Mizener It’s a long-held belief that an 8-hour sleep each night is the target everyone should aim for to ensure that the body’s batteries get the best opportunity to recharge. However, sleep research is beginning to uncover the benefits of […]

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Growth Mindset: Why Praising Effort Isn’t Enough

“Becoming is better than being.” Carol Dweck In 2007, psychologist Carol Dweck published ‘Mindset: The New Psychology of Success’ after decades of research on the topic. Through her findings, the terms ‘fixed’ and ‘growth’ mindset came into popular use, and the benefits of adopting a growth mindset over a fixed mindset became evident across all […]

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