Promises to Myself [+FreeDownload!]

Dec 4th, 2016 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 1 min read
I don’t make new years resolutions. If you ask me, they’re only ever made to be broken. Instead, I much prefer to make promises to myself, which just so happens to be the name of the free to download workbook I’m attaching to this post. Christmas cheer is officially here and, before long, the buzz for New Years will be upon us too. But, before...

Thirty Days of Gratitude

Nov 28th, 2016 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 4 min read
Scientists have proven that those who regularly practice gratitude, who actually take the time to note and reflect upon the things they are thankful for, live happier, more fulfilling lives: They have higher levels of positive emotions; They are filled with more joy and optimism; They have higher self-esteem; They show an increase in energy and productivity levels; They sleep better at night; They are...

The Final Push

Nov 23rd, 2016 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 1 min read
A few weeks ago I received a tweet that (for reasons that still befuddle me) I thought meant I was in the middle of a conversation with someone I honestly couldn't remember ever virtually meeting. Naturally, I didn't want to look stupid so I pretended that I knew exactly who this random person was and continued the conversation with as much gusto as I could manage. Then...

Guest Post: How to Steal – Shamelessly and Without Mercy

Nov 11th, 2016 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 12 min read
Has this ever happened to you? You have been reading a book or film review and the reviewer interjects that this work is “astonishingly original…sui generis…other obnoxious phrases that suggest untutored genius”? Is there anything more intolerable than someone who can produce what has never been done before? I could give examples, but a) they certainly don’t need endorsement from me and b) it would...