About Laurent Kelly

Laurent Kelly is a passionate freelance writer. He is interested in helping young people achieve their goals whilst maintaining a happy and healthy lifestyle.

Working on a Dream: Five Questions to Ask Yourself everyday if you’re serious about achieving your goals

By |2017-01-13T21:54:25+03:00March 8th, 2013|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , |

“More than rich, More than famous, More than happy, I just wanted to be great” - Bruce Springsteen Having a dream is important. Everybody needs an ambition, something to strive for, to give their life a purpose. Everyone's dream is different; they are as individual as fingerprints, but the same basic rules apply if you [...]

5 Morning Tips for Boosting Creativity

By |2020-06-04T19:38:02+03:00February 25th, 2013|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Keeping your creative juices flowing reliably can be something of a dilemma: the thought of not being able to come up with ideas and innovations can be stressful, and stress stifles creativity; causing a vicious cycle of worrying about being able to perform and that very worry causing the issue that is being worried about! [...]

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4 bad study habits and how to break them

By |2020-06-05T13:39:49+03:00February 22nd, 2013|Categories: Education|Tags: , |

Implementing and adhering to good study habits can be tricky; for some students formulating any kind of study plan or revision timetable is something of an unknown world. As assignment deadlines loom or examinations draw closer a student starts to feel the incipient signs of panic and begins to dread possible failure. There are four [...]

Finding the inspiration to help make your life extraordinary

By |2017-11-26T17:19:42+03:00February 14th, 2013|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

“Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.”  – Goethe The quest for self-improvement has evolved into an entire industry unto itself, with authors, public speakers and various celebrity profiles establishing healthy and extremely wealthy careers based on inspiring people to reach out and touch [...]

Me, Myself and I.E. – An examination of online behaviour

By |2017-01-13T21:54:37+03:00February 7th, 2013|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

Posting on online forums enables people to give an airbrushed version of their lives. Online forums are a great way of interacting with people and can certainly improve one’s self esteem in situations they would find difficult in a face-to-face setting. While there are many positives to posting online, it can lead to unpleasant behaviors. Forum posting [...]

How to develop a verbal presence fit for public speaking

By |2017-01-13T21:54:37+03:00February 1st, 2013|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , |

According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you’re better off in the casket than doing the eulogy. Like all great jokes, this celebrated stand up routine from [...]

What is the Best Music To Listen To For Exam Revision?

By |2017-01-13T21:54:41+03:00January 25th, 2013|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , , , |

Revising for your exams is a stressful time and it is important to keep yourself healthy, both physically and mentally. We all have a physical health and we all have a mental health. Both need taking care of, particularly at times of a heavy workload as when revising. Relaxation is a key factor when revising [...]

Sleep on it: Why regular rest makes for a more productive lifestyle

By |2019-11-26T14:56:51+03:00January 25th, 2013|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

When a boss catches an employee napping at work, are they likely to be fired or will the employer realise that taking a nap doesn’t always need to be seen negatively; the employee may simply have been recharging their batteries? No prizes for choosing the right answer there. Unfortunately, taking a nap, or stealing forty [...]