paddling in a river

The World Requires No Audience

Nature, the great equaliser. In its presence, we’re reminded of our ultimate insignificance.

Our minor affairs within imagined realities are exposed next to flowing rivers, looming trees and driving rain.

straight road

The Sunk Cost Fallacy of Inaction

We often don’t start things we know we should. It’s perverse.

We think we’re ‘too late’, behind the curve.

Looking at the success stories around us, we compare our own meagre beginnings with distaste, doubting whether to start at all.

Ayahuasca Ceremony

The Ayahuasca Ceremony: A Trippy Experience in the Ecuadorian Jungle

The shaman handed me a bottle of clear liquid and bade me drink.

As I swigged the acid, gut burning liquor, stars danced before my eyes. Soon I felt drunk.

I prepared myself to be stripped, robbed and tied to a tree in the Ecuadorian jungle, but instead, the wizened Shaman smiled, crooked teeth and piercing eyes.

He pointed at a wooden bowl containing a brown concoction, the reason for my pilgrimage. It was time for my ayahuasca ceremony and the trip of a lifetime.

the slight edge summary

The Slight Edge Summary (Jeff Olson)

Are you struggling to hit your goals and achieve your dreams?

If so, this book summary of The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson will help you get back on track.

blink summary

Blink Summary (Malcolm Gladwell)

Have you ever wondered about that spidey-sense of intuition guiding our behaviour?

Click here to read the Blink summary, a book by Malcolm Gladwell

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3 Quick, Simple Self-Motivation Techniques for Maximum Effectiveness

Do you struggle to start tasks that are in your best interests?

Or when you’re in the thick of an important job, do you wriggle around like an ADHD child, looking for any excuse to do something else?

If so, motivation might be the culprit.

So let’s look at how to tackle it.

how to make the right decision (various faces)

How to Make the Right Decision (Like a Boss)

Decisions. Like Marmite, you either love ‘em or hate ‘em.

After all, they can be quite the conundrum, the slippery old eels.

The fact is, decisions constitute a huge part of our lives, so learning some of their dark secrets makes sense.

Let’s dive in.

14 Counterintuitive Ways to Improve Your Life

You’re probably wondering how to master every area of your life; obtain a mighty beach physique, buy some cryptocurrency lambos and live like a digital nomad.

Luckily, simply visiting bloomsoup helps. We employ subtle psychological manipulation to make you an awesome human.

What’s more, after much scientific tinkering and self-experiment, I think I’m in a position to dispense my findings on living the good life.