• MOTIVATION
    How to Maintain Motivation When Surrounded by Naysayers

    I’ve had lots of business ideas throughout the years. Some have paid-off, while others never panned out. Thankfully, I have a great support system that is honest without exactly being a naysayer. However, I’ve also encountered my fair share of naysayers. You know. Those people who drain every ounce of motivation out of you. Yeah. […]

  • Rupert Everett: ‘I was living in terror for my life when Aids began’

    In one way, Quacks is a natural place to find Rupert Everett. The keenly British comedy has “something of the Carry On, Stanley Baxter era” about it, he says – a sharp, playful script; a generous, gracious ensemble cast also featuring Rory Kinnear and Mathew Baynton; very accurate historical detail, such as Everett’s thunderous physician trying […]

  • When life is a fate worse than death

    Karen Ann Quinlan lived two lives. Her first life was that of a regular middle-class girl in Scranton, Pennsylvania: she swam, she skied, she dated, she attended mass with her family, she went to high school, and she worked at a local ceramics company. However, this life changed after she was laid off from her […]

  • When life is a fate worse than death

    Karen Ann Quinlan lived two lives. Her first life was that of a regular middle-class girl in Scranton, Pennsylvania: she swam, she skied, she dated, she attended mass with her family, she went to high school, and she worked at a local ceramics company. However, this life changed after she was laid off from her […]

  • MOTIVATION
    How to Sustain Motivation When You’re Trying to Reach a Goal

    Goals are easy to set but hard to reach, and maintaining your motivation is everything (which is why focusing on a system is so much better than focusing on the goal itself). A recent study published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology sheds some light on what motivates us best. Researchers looked at how subjects […]

  • PODCASTS
    When did you last download a podcast?

    Around 9% of adults in the UK say they download podcasts S-Town, the gripping saga about life and death in Alabama, is the latest podcast to have notched up impressive listening figures. But podcasts on the whole still don’t seem to be breaking through to the mainstream. Have you ever downloaded a podcast? And, if […]