How to Be Fat

A funny thing happened on the way to early retirement: I got fat. Grab some Oreos, have a read and you decide: Cautionary tale or a roadmap to contentment?

Fuck Feelings: How to Feel Better by Feeling Less

Generation X: Fuck Feelings After 18 months intensive self improvement, and having devoured 50-odd self help books and written over 50,000 words on the subject, this Gen Xer reckons he's pretty much the same person. Sure, I had some sweet-ass wins on anger issues, am 3.6% happier, a slightly less shit parent and are set... Continue Reading →

The Four New Secrets to Happiness*

You tried self help and your life still looks like it always has? Traditional self help is useless in the Brave-emoji New World we live in. We need self help tailored for the #moreblessedthanyou modern era. Fortunately, the new secrets to happiness are right in front of us.

Crush Fear the Skydiver Way

Skydivers know they don’t have time to think when they’re spinning under a malfunctioning parachute, soiling themselves and crying for their mums. So they don’t even try. Here’s how they beat fear and find their inner action hero.

How to Have an Epiphany

Ever had an epiphany? A moment when something you heard or saw or thought changed your life? These Hall of Fame moments are as rare as finding true love (after those other ‘true’ loves tanked), overcoming adversity and finding a park in front of the post office. But what if you could induce epiphanies?

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