Is It Possible to Make Mistakes In Life?

I know it sounds really stupid and hopelessly naïve but the point I’m really trying to get at is simply, does every career win or loss lead you closer to where you really want to be? I am unfortunately not someone who believes in fate or that everything is ‘meant to be’. I just can’t bring myself to trust that … Continue reading Is It Possible to Make Mistakes In Life?

Are We Actually Running Out Of Oil?

Ah the oil and gas industry, what would we do without it? Humans have been using oil since something like 4000 BC, so you can imagine that the sudden abandonment of fossil fuels is virtually impossible. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA) the global oil demand reached over 97 million barrels per day in … Continue reading Are We Actually Running Out Of Oil?

Using Social Media to Increase Productivity

We’ve all been there. Stuck in a Twitter vortex for upwards of an hour, or worse, the Instagram sink hole. Most people think that ‘wasting’ time on social media is bad for productivity and wastes time. Well, ok fine — I agree. BUT it doesn’t have to be. Our culture is completely obsessed with obsessed with sharing. … Continue reading Using Social Media to Increase Productivity

Why Is It So Expensive To Fly in Canada?

If you live in Canada, you probably know exactly what I’m talking about. Many Canadians have spent more time travelling overseas rather than explore their own country based on cost alone. Depending on the time of year it can be more expensive to fly from Toronto to Vancouver than to fly to Europe. A quick … Continue reading Why Is It So Expensive To Fly in Canada?

“Natural” Beauty Products: Gimmick or Game Changer?

The beauty industry is absolutely massive. Producing something like 445 billion dollars in sales, you can imagine that there is a lot of money to be made in this industry. This means that in addition to long-standing cosmetics giants such as L’Oréal, the market for smaller companies has grown and is thriving. The room for newcomers … Continue reading “Natural” Beauty Products: Gimmick or Game Changer?

How To Hack Your Brain’s Reward System For Increased Motivation

At the end of the day we’re all slaves to our biology. While our brains are extremely complicated, humans - like all animals – can be pretty easily tricked into feeling good about something and then doing whatever it takes to achieve that feeling. Fortunately, you might be able to use this behavioural trait to … Continue reading How To Hack Your Brain’s Reward System For Increased Motivation