How to be Human: The Manual by Ruby Wax

Authored by a Comedian, a Neuroscientist and a Monk (Ruby Wax, Dr Ashish Ranpura and Gelong Thubten respectively) This delightful interview with three of the most unlikely collaborators will make you laugh your way into having a refreshingly new perspective on yourself:

By | 2021-04-30T09:50:27+00:00 April 29th, 2021|EQ Blog|0 Comments

20 Metatrends for the 2020s by the brilliant futurist Peter Diamandis

TECHBLOG by Peter Diamandis edited for brevity. The full blog can be accessed here: https://www.diamandis.com/blog/20-metatrends-2020s In the decade ahead, waves of exponential technological advancements are stacking atop one another, eclipsing decades of breakthroughs in scale and impact. Emerging from these waves are 20 “Metatrends,” likely to revolutionize entire industries (old and new), redefine tomorrow's generation [...]

By | 2021-04-30T09:49:58+00:00 April 29th, 2021|EQ Blog|0 Comments

LOCKDOWN – 7 emotional stages you will go through

As we go into the second week of lockdown in South Africa, a clinical counsellor breaks down the stages we may be going through with practical tips on how to cope. Adapted from an article that appeared in Condé Nast Traveller Bhavna Bharvani - a clinical counsellor based in Hong Kong - tells us what [...]

By | 2021-04-29T12:25:30+00:00 May 7th, 2020|EQ Blog|0 Comments

AFRICAN YOUTH SURVEY SHOWS RISING AFRO-OPTIMISM

The African Youth Survey provides a refreshingly bright understanding of a new generation of young connected Afro-optimists who are doing incredibly innovative things with nothing. The survey -  the largest of its kind - shows Africa’s young people are imbued with optimism about the future, have a strong sense of individual responsibility and want to [...]

By | 2021-04-29T12:25:31+00:00 May 7th, 2020|EQ Blog|0 Comments

Progress – 10 Reasons to Look Forward to the Future

The Good Old Days are Now! Progress: Ten Reasons to Look Forward to the Future by Johan Norberg Writer:  Steph Vermeulen – brain-based EQ facilitator and author of Personal Intelligence: Future Fit Now (EQ + IQ)   www.eqsa.co.za The book Progress celebrates our triumphs.  Stop and notice the science, technology and wealth surrounding us – it’s [...]

By | 2021-04-29T12:25:31+00:00 May 7th, 2020|EQ Blog|0 Comments

7 Habits of a Healthy Brain by neuroscientist, Dr Sarah McKay

Dr Sarah McKay is an Oxford University-educated neuroscientist, science writer and founder of The Neuroscience Academy.  She writes a popular science-based blog Your Brain Health:  http://yourbrainhealth.com.au/   SLEEP: A good night’s sleep every night should be a priority, not a luxury. Sleep is overlooked, underappreciated, and the number one, fundamental bedrock of good health. Sleep [...]

By | 2019-10-07T05:41:43+00:00 October 7th, 2019|EQ Blog|0 Comments

Suspicious Minds: Why we believe conspiracy theories

2019 is an election year in South Africa so along with the usual political hot-air we can expect a flood of fake news supported by some wild conspiracy theories.  Science journalist, Rob Brotherton says in his book Suspicious Minds: Why We Believe Conspiracy Theories that the threat of a New World Order (NWO) - so [...]

By | 2019-10-07T05:28:38+00:00 October 7th, 2019|EQ Blog|0 Comments

Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Feared or Favoured? (Audio / Video)

Steph Vermeulen (EQ pioneer) and Simon Carpenter (Chief Innovation Officer for SAP SA) interviewed here by Ryan Hogarth on The New Normal about the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to release us from the drudgery of being enslaved by a salary so that we can get on with living and loving life. Some scientists take [...]

By | 2019-10-07T05:28:46+00:00 October 7th, 2019|EQ Blog|0 Comments

(Audio & Video) ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE – FEAR OR FAVOUR IT?

Steph Vermeulen (EQ pioneer) and Simon Carpenter (Chief Innovation Officer for SAP SA) interviewed here by Ryan Hogarth on The New Normal about the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to release us from the drudgery of being enslaved by a salary so that we can get on with living and loving life. Some scientists take [...]

By | 2018-07-04T10:50:57+00:00 July 4th, 2018|EQ Blog|0 Comments

AFRO-OPTIMISM – HAPPY NEW YEAR!

ONYAKA OMUSHA ABANTU BONKE! MAHLOHONOLO a SELEMO se SECHA! Writer:  Steph Vermeulen – founder of EQSA Africa attracts more than its fair share of negative attention.  To kick off 2018 on a more optimistic note, here’s a little food for thought ... At least three major influences are converging to change the face of Africa. [...]

By | 2018-01-17T02:45:57+00:00 January 17th, 2018|EQ Blog|0 Comments