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Everyone knows that Australia is world-famous for its natural wonders and wide-open spaces, beautiful beaches, open deserts, “the bush”, and “the Outback.” There are many man made attractions, like the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House, and natural attractions like the Great Barrier Reef, the world’s most extensive…

John Michael Chambers is a former Hua Hin resident. He is an Author, Consultant, Public Speaker, and Songwriter. If you had run into John and asked him what he does, he’d tell you that he is an activist for humanity.Born and raised in New York, John has travelled and lived…

(Editor’s Note: In these crazy & unique times it is too easy to feel blue over how Covid 19 is personally affecting us. But, a simple shift in perspective can help us get through this challenging period while also making those around us feel better. Anne Frank once wrote: “No-one…

I am a huge believer in positive thinking. Yes, the restaurants and bars are closed. Yes, the shopping malls, massage shops, hair salons, gyms, movie theaters, golf courses, and pretty much every other form of entertainment are shuttered. We are staying home, avoiding groups, and self quarantining. Bad, bad &…

In the last decade, our understanding of the neurology of habit formation has been transformed. A quiet revolution has upended our concept of the way patterns work within our lives, societies, and organizations. And much of what we have learned has come from studying the simplest of habits — such…

It’s no surprise that people make assumptions about you based on what you are wearing and your general appearance. What is astonishing is how quickly they do it. Psychologists call it “thin-slicing. Within moments of meeting, people decide all sorts of things about you, from status to intelligence to conscientiousness.…

How you approach life says a lot about who you are. As we get older our priorities change. The focus shifts to experiences that actually bring meaning and fulfillment to life. But does that mean happiness or contentment? One of the toughest things to nail down about happiness is a…

Many people strive to live within their comfort zone thinking that it will lead to a stress-free existence where they will feel content and secure.  Surprising to many however is that this comfort zone existence is a state which highly successful people try their best to avoid. By running from…

In the last decade, our understanding of the neurology of habit formation has been transformed. A quiet revolution has upended our concept of the way patterns work within our lives, societies, and organizations. And much of what we have learned has come from studying the simplest of habits — such…

By Lori Deschene When I was a teenager, right around the time I knew everything, my mother used to tell me I only remembered the bad things. When I told stories about my family, they didn’t revolve around family beach trips, barbecues, and vacations; they focused on painful memories and…