Darren Kirkham

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20 Short Motivational Quotes to Keep You Running

Short running quotes are great because they're easy to remember and they usually have a simple, though powerful, message. Not only can they give you …

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

What Happened When I Ditched My Smartphone For A Paper Planner

Would two weeks of writing everything down improve my life? Kind of.<p>Japan and China may have a reputation for being technologically advanced, but recording appointments and to-dos with pen and paper is long-held tradition in Asia. There is also evidence that it’s gaining popularity with millennials …

Here are 22 of the best day-to-day, time-saving tips to use now

I’ve been testing and adjusting various productivity techniques for the past five years, read lots of books (most of them repeating) and here’s some …

205-square-foot micro apartment contains everything you need

The prototype is a collaboration between Ab Rogers Design and U+I<p>As London continues to feel the crunch of the lack of affordable housing, designers and developers continue to look for new solutions. One of these ideas comes from local firm Ab Rogers Design in a collaboration with development …

Storage Ideas

The incredible message you may have missed from Holly Butcher, a 27-year-old dying woman

Holly Butcher, who recently died at age 27 of a rare form of cancer that affects the bones, wrote a letter to her friends and family in her last week of life giving wise and moving advice about how to get the most out of whatever time we each have on Earth.<p>I’ve gleaned 14 life lessons from the …

How To Start Organizing Your Life With A Bullet Journal

The second most popular New Year’s resolution last year, according to search results, was “get organized.” This week, in anticipation of the New …

Some good little reminders...

Sharing These 20 Truths with Your Child Could Change Their Life

<i>“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”<br>― Margaret Mead</i>Our children grow up so fast. Before we know it they’re out there somewhere …

Stop Waiting for Permission to Live the Life You Want to Live

<b>“One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.” ~Unknown</b><p>I know you.<p>You’re smart. You’re driven. You’re a “good …

A Tiny Home by Choice in New York City

On the emotional fulcrum of New York City apartment-hunting, size and setting are forever in sway. Does a park view trump a guest bedroom? Is a vast kitchen worth settling blocks from a trendy thoroughfare? Usually, a compromise is struck. Unless it isn’t.<p>For a small but resolute faction of New …

Why the Humble Notebook Is Flourishing in the iPhone Era

I have never had a healthy relationship with notebooks. I hoard them by the dozens, I spend hours filling them, I have them shipped across the …

Don't Try to Be the Best. Just Be 1% Better Every Day

You'll be 3800% better in one year. That's what superheroes do.<p><i>How can I compete with people who are better than I am in every way? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, Blogger,</b> …

Mental Health

10 Ways to Own Less

You may own your stuff, but it owns you right back. It owns your money, your time, your attention, and space in your home.<p>I dress with 33 items or …

Derren Brown's New Book 'Happy' Slams Self-Help Industry: ‘The Universe Doesn't Give A F**k’

Illusionist is happy, but he's not happy with self-help books.<p>Derren Brown rubs his eyes. It’s no illusion. He’s just tired. The 45-year-old has a …

My Digital Bullet Journal – OneNote

I’ve been in a bit of a rut lately when it come to planning and keeping up with it. I haven’t been reaching for my bullet journal and it had kind of …

Self-help guru James Altucher only owns 15 things

'My ambition is to have no ambition'<p>Altucher is simply practicing what he preaches. Over the last half-decade, this former tech entrepreneur, venture …

Stop packing so much: The minimalist packing list

How to comfortably live out of a 26 litre backpack indefinitely<p>“And that’s all you own? In that bag?”. “Yes”, I answered. It was for the third time …

Why You Should: Use a Bullet Journal

I’ve always been pretty terrible at keeping journals. I love the idea of it—a book to hold your thoughts, ideas, and reflections. Something you can …

Productivity

7 Ways Productivity Is Failing You

When we moved into our house, we immediately noticed that our next-door neighbor spent a lot of time outside tending to his grill and smoker. The …

Minimalism

Why Frugality Is So Liberating?

“Frugality is one of the most beautiful and joyful words in the English language, and yet one that we are culturally cut off from understanding and …

Set Up for Success: 11 Things That Will Help You Wake Up Earlier

Follow these easy strategies to stop hitting the snooze button.<p>Judging by the number of Quora threads dedicated to sharing tricks for waking up earlier, there are a lot of people who struggle to get out of bed in the morning.<p>That's too bad, considering that rising early can set you up for success: …

Life in a Tiny House: Why I Sold Everything I Owned

Early one morning in late 2014 I woke up in a panic with severe pain in my chest — I couldn’t breathe.My boyfriend saw that I was clearly struggling …

1. They Wake Up At The Same Time

It’s tempting to sleep in on the weekend to catch up on your sleep. Though it feels good temporarily, having an inconsistent wake-up time disturbs your circadian rhythm. Your body cycles through an elaborate series of sleep phases in order for you to wake up rested and refreshed. One of these …

22 Executives Share the Daily Habits That Keep Them on Top

You might be surprised at the simple things they do to succeed.<p>The most successful people I know share some common traits. They tend to get up early, stay in front of health issues, and know how to handle money. They get quality sleep, play hard and stay sharp through continuous learning. They also …

Living the Simple Life

‘A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.’ <b>~Henry David Thoreau</b><p>For almost 9 years now, I’ve been learning …

15 Dos and Don'ts for Highly Engaging Leaders

A sample size of over 25,000 leaders reveals these 15 things to do to become highly engaging.<p>Since 1999, I have worked, coached, trained, and studied well over 25,000 leaders. In that time, 15 common practices have been revealed for highly engaging leaders. Think of this as a to-do list if you …