Techcrunch announcement of our crowdfund

Following the announcement of our $2M seed round in Techcrunch (which included the fastest ever £1M raised for a health and wellness company in crowdfunding history), in line with our company values around transparency, I wanted to share the reality.

Any truly well-written post would tease the reader all the…

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Note to reader: I am big into self-development, wellness and growth. That means I pretty much exclusively read non-fiction, mostly around wellness, science, human beings, career growth, the brain, and spirituality. If that sounds like your cup of tea, you’ll probably enjoy this list…..

Every year I share a list…

I am a huge advocate for it.

Ever since I attended a lecture by, and then completed an online course on positive psychology taught by Dr. Martin Seligman (the ‘father’ of positive psychology), I’ve kept up my daily practice of ‘3 things’.

Like all habits, starting small and building from…

Growing up fat, I struggled a lot with diets, my self worth, and my relationship with food which still manifests itself today.

It turns out I’m not alone.

The way we eat can have a huge impact on our mental health, and our mental health can have a huge impact…

Why I’m writing this today

I felt compelled to write this today — shocked, disturbed, disgusted and concerned by UK grime artist, Wiley’s anti-semitic tirade on social media the last few days with casual comments like “I don’t care…

How I created Britain’s Number 1 Business Podcast — learn how to start, record, produce, edit, get sponsors and market yours. A user’s guide.

This week, I realised a dream I visualised a few years ago — Secret Leaders, a side project I did for fun with a friend, Rich Martell, became the number 1 Business Podcast in the UK, overtaking Tim Ferris, Gary Vee, Tim Robbins, TED, the BBC and more. …

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Mind Games

Good news: There are plenty awesome ways to exercise your mind without spending a penny.

Here are a few of our favourite tricks.

Enhance your memory by absorbing information directly before or after a cardiovascular workout. Watch the clock though. If you wait longer than one hour, the benefits wane.

Next time you need to impress an investor or dazzle a crowd, pump yourself up with these scientifically backed tips.

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Fun fact for anyone who suffers from performance anxiety: That familiar crippling feeling can actually become your edge.

According to a study at Harvard Business School, all it takes is a little strategic paradigm shift.

You had me at Harvard.

Thought so.

Assistant Professor Alison Woods Brooks examined the relationship…

Ever think you weren’t born creative? Sorry, Accountant #14432. You’re wrong. It just takes practice.

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According to psychologist Robert Epstein, there’s no evidence suggesting one person is inherently more creative than another.

This is excellent news because creativity is a hot commodity in a world addicted to innovation. Generating ideas reaps lucrative results.

Epstein says the sooner we channel the latent creativity we each possess…

Dan Murray-Serter

Co-Founder of Heights, & Host of Secret Leaders, I write about brain health, mental wellbeing & entrepreneurship.

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