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Beautiful Lines From The Tao Te Ching: Let go of control

The following poem is from the ancient text known as the Tao Te Ching (pronounced “Dow Day Ching.”)  A very short, often puzzling read that is widely regarded as one of the greatest works ever written. Because it is a book of poetry, the verses can be difficult to understand and comprehend; some are more obvious than others, but if you stick with the tough ones long enough,...

4 Big Ideas From Dan Kanheman’s “Thinking, Fast and Slow”

Daniel Kahneman is an eccentric, energetic, full-of-life professor in the fascinating discipline of Psychology. He is a Senior Scholar at Princeton University, and Emeritus Professor of Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. And was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2002. Thinking, Fast and Slow, is an incredibly in-depth look at the workings of the...

9 interesting facts about Apple’s new ‘spaceship’ campus

After more than five years in the making, Apple Campus 2 - the futuristic new headquarters of the American technology company - is set to welcome Apple employees to the premises later this year. Here are nine impressive facts about the campus.. 9 interesting facts about Apple's new 'spaceship' campus

Your new years resolutions are fast becoming dreams – Why?

For many, the start of the year marks the beginning of a new lifestyle, a new attitude and a new approach—well, that’s the intention anyway. Of course, i am talking about new years resolutions, of which, only less than a month into the new year, are rapidly crumbling in to the irrevocable past. The problem with them, is that as soon as the...

How Long Does It Take for Fitness Benefits to Show? | Mark’s Daily Apple

A big reason most people never stick to a serious exercise routine is that the benefits most people are interested in take a while to appear. Fat loss, mus... Read on at: How Long Does It Take for Fitness Benefits to Show? | Mark's Daily Apple

Book Review – The Alchemist

A look at one of my favourite books...

Was Jesus a Buddhist Monk?…

A look into the unknown years of Jesus Christ...

My Book Notes – The True Benjamin Franklin

A few notes on the incredible man that is Benjamin Franklin...

A Blank Sheet Of Paper…

How to see emptiness as opportunity...

Book Discussion – The Black Swan by Nassim Taleb

This book summary/review is about the very controversial, literate, but fascinating book: The Black Swan by Nassim Taleb. This book, some say, predicted the financial crisis of 2008, but he dispels any myths of prediction almost immediately. Nassim uses his 'Black Swan' analogy to describe many of the events of the modern day, from everyday life, to rare events...

Sunday Summary – This Week On The Post

What's been happening this week on The Presto Post?...

Book Discussion Pt2 – Sapiens by Yuval Harari

Part 2 of a deep discussion on a fascinating book...

The BEST Resource For Finding Out ANYTHING

There is no better resource on the planet...

What Can We All Learn From Surgeons ?

The life of a surgeon is an intriguing one...

Choco Cherry Lime Bomb Smoothie

Chocolate, Cherries and Lime... What more could you want?

Nutrition 101 – The Truth About Protein Pt 2

Part 2 of our series on this vital nutrient...

Blueberry Mint Blast Smoothie

A simple smoothie to enhance your health and make your skin glow...

How to Win in Business – Hire Attitude, Not ‘Skills’

For a winning business, hire the right staff...

Book Talk