A hobby could help you live longer

Did you know that having a sense of meaning and direction, a feeling that life is worth living⁠, something to get out of bed for, may lead to greater psychological health and well-being, and to demonstrable⁠ increases in lifespan? One reputable study⁠ even put a number on it, saying you could live 7.5 years longer. […]

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Persistence: your new best friend

Persistence isn’t sexy. It’s not often valued these days. And it’s hard. I am writing this on a Tuesday afternoon, after a long weekend spent writing my book,  attending family parties, preparing work, dealing with admin for my business and (vainly) attempting to finish a Masters essay. And now it’s Tuesday, and I have to keep doing […]

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