Day: July 7, 2020

De-stress to success through self-hypnosis

In today’s busy workplace it has almost become a badge of honour for some professionals to try and function while in a constant state of stress. The results, however, are poorer performance and illness.

Those wanting to get ahead should learn, instead, to manage stress and access their flow state, which can be achieved through self-hypnosis, as Harley Street clincial hypnotherapist Gail Marra explains…

“I am the greatest, I said that even before I was.” – Muhammad Ali

What does it take to be successful? You might fire off a string of words like, “intelligence, determination, motivation, drive, enthusiasm, confidence, self-belief.” And you would be right.

When you succeed at something, your brain releases the neurotransmitter dopamine, one of your ‘feel good’ chemicals which along with serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins, trigger the pleasure and reward centre of your brain. You feel happy and excited; life is good. a good surge

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Dolan loses legal fight over High Court challenge to ‘draconian’ lockdown

Simon Dolan has lost his bid to bring a High Court challenge against the government over the coronavirus lockdown.

Entrepreneur Dolan, whose interests span accountancy to motorsport, raised more than £200,000 via crowdfunding to seek a judicial review of the restrictions of movement imposed in England back in March to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Mr Dolan vowed to continue with the case as the lockdown was gradually eased ahead of his day in court last week.

Judgment was reserved until Monday.

Mr Dolan said: at the time the legal action was launched in June that his aim was to have the rules declared illegal and to “get Britain back and working”.

He wrote on his Crowdjustice page: “We believe that the govt has acted illegally and disproportionately over the COVID -19 lockdown and we are taking action.

“By forcing people to stay at home, and forcing businesses to close,

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Davies returning to Business Insider as editor on transportation team

Alex Davies

Alex Davies is returning to Business Insider as a senior editor on the transportation team.

He will start next week.

Davies was with Wired magazine until May. Davies oversaw Wired’s transportation coverage, writing and editing stories with a focus on autonomous and electric vehicles, aviation, and infrastructure. His book recounting the creation of the self-driving car, “Driven: The Race to Create the Autonomous Car,” will be published in January 2021.

He launched the transportation section in January 2016.

Davies joined Wired in May 2014 as associate editor after working at Business Insider, where he raised traffic to the transportation section over 300 percent, writing three to six articles daily covering transportation technology, business, and breaking news. He also edited articles written by fellow reporters, contributing authors, and interns.

He also worked as a writer at Discovery.com.

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