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6 Fascinating Podcasts Exploring Human Behaviour

Does your personality change over time?

Why are some people panicked by certain sounds?

Where do gender differences really come from?

If you're keen to discover the answers to these and many other thought-provoking questions, it's time to tune in to some of the fascinating podcasts that explore human behaviour.

How To Use Your Brain to Make 2018 Outstanding

Do you plan for a new year? Or for January alone?

There’s a structure in the human brain about the size of a brussels sprout. It’s called the lateral frontal pole and it’s uniquely human*. It gives us a super power that no other creature has. It allows us to plan into the future, be flexible in our decision making and to learn from our past experience.

The New Year is the perfect time to put your lateral frontal pole to use. Many of us start the year with a sense of something new that we want to achieve. Get fit. Find a new job. Save money.

4 Tips for DIY Career Success

4 Tips for DIY Career Success

I love my work.  Every moment of it.  Really.  I consider myself very fortunate to be able to do what I enjoy most and to juggle it successfully with the other facets of my life - kids, husband, household, family, friends, volunteer roles and wellbeing. 

It has been a long road to get to this point and the road leads onwards - thankfully. Satisfying careers are a work in progress and from my experience there's a lot of adaptability required, particularly if you want to create a good mix of fulfilling career and happy family. 

Tips for Success

Tips for Success

As I write this I'm listening to Katie Noonan.  She's not three metres from me and she is mesmerising.  Her searing voice, her soothing style, her astounding musical talent and her easy, easy charm. 

It's in these moments that self doubt beckons.  It's in these moments, in the presence of such deeply innate talent - seemingly effortless talent - that we, I, feel so pedestrian. So very average. So very unspecial.