The Only Top-Five List Of Utter Bollocks You’ll Ever Need

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It doesn’t matter what your specific interest/profession/career ambition/sexual kink/disease/talent for cooking/fitness fanaticism/affection for flower arranging/quest for multiple orgasm/New Year’s Resolution -  might be,  if you keep your eyes open then sooner or later you are going to come across some not-at-all-patronising piece of online snake-oily bollocks that will claim to provide all the secrets you will ever need to achieve success in your own particular niche in ten or fewer simple and easily digestible steps. You know the sort of thing: “6 Simple Rituals To Reach Your Potential Every Day. Becoming and staying productive isn't about hard-to-follow programs or logging your every move in an app. It's about self-care. Here are daily to-dos to get you started.” Source: Fastcompany.com, http://www.fastcompany.com/3003586/6-simple-rituals-reach-your-potential-every-day In case you were interested, the 6 magical insights that will…
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Will’s words. Note to self

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I like hearing Will Self speak and I like to read his writings, though I have to admit that, to date, it would appear that, perhaps tellingly, I don’t like them enough to want to buy one of his novels. And it was while reading an article of his in the Guardian online today that I was able to pin-point why I’ll probably continue to politely decline his longer written offerings; simply, they would take me too long to read. Listening to Will speak or reading his written works is like - for me - learning English all over again. I always emerge from our encounters feeling like I’ve had a damn good workout; a bit knackered, though, despite the discomfort, suffused with a sense that I’ll be better off…
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