Lifestyle, productivity and learning products that will brighten your month

During the darkest moments of the pandemic (January 2021 was a particular low, let’s be honest) — there was very little to rejoice about. A raging deadly virus. Awful weather. Enforced home lockdown. …


5 common examples of conflicting beliefs and how to deal with them

With ‘The Great Resignation’ underway, many people I know (including myself) have recently left jobs and started new ones. …


Are you an Activist or a Pragmatist? Or do you just love pancakes?

On my recent holiday to Portugal (yes I am very lucky, please don’t hate me), I was once again reminded of the gaping difference between how my partner and I experience life. Case in point - the hotel breakfast buffet.

While I jump right in, immediately diving for the eggs…


5 powerful psychological techniques to boost your coaching, listening and conflict-management skills

“For the next 15 minutes, you must not speak a word.”

This was the first instruction given by our Skills tutor on the Regent’s University Psychotherapy Foundation Course.

'Skills' sessions on the course consisted of one person acting as the therapist, and another acting as the client. For 15 minutes…


Don’t stop with the 4-day work week. Let’s get creative in how we measure productivity.

Admit it — as soon as the story about Iceland’s successful trial of the 4 day working week was announced, your heart felt a flicker of hope. “At last! …


Streamline your daily tools for an efficient, stress-free work life

A “stack” in the technology world is a collection of tools, programming languages, and frameworks that developers use to create an app or service. These technologies work together for a specific purpose, and the “stack” is an important concept for keeping things consistent across the board.

Most likely you already…


Lost your spark in the pandemic? Sharing ideas can reignite you.

There is a cognitive dissonance that comes with working from home. On the one hand: no commute. Chats with my partner over coffee in the kitchen. Running on my lunch break. Candles. (Seriously though, can we make office candles a thing when we return?)

BUT. I miss connection. Ideas. Gossip…


How to make the ‘Miracle Morning’ technique a lot more fun

Like many people interested in self-improvement, I stumbled upon Hal Elrod’s Miracle Morning technique a few years ago and thought — “huh, that seems doable!” …


Tracking, saving and investing your hard-earned cash doesn’t need to be difficult or boring

I don’t love numbers. I used to be a maths whiz at school, but as I’ve gotten older, my heart has turned to more creative interests such as languages, writing and psychology. Finance is not a big passion of mine.

What I do like though is technology. And productivity hacks…


How I’m fighting my critical inner resistance, one day at a time

There is a buzz in my brain. A hum. Like, when you go to a hotel room that has a kitchenette in it, and the low sound of the refrigerator keeps you up all night until your boyfriend sits bolt upright in bed and maniacally rips the plug out the…

Rebecca Pendleton

Product Manager & Aspiring Writer / Coach. I love self-development, service design & stationery. Sober but not preachy.

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