PHD International’s media planner Shona Read looks at what has been inspiring people this week;

“You are that which you are perceived to be.”- Dr Simon Hampton


  • TED talk of the week: The art of stillness – In our world of constant movement and distraction, Pico Iyer teases out strategies we all can use to take back a few minutes out of every day, or a few days out of every season.
  • Dreaming Big – The aphorism tells us that “life is what happens when you’re busy making plans.” So building the life that stays on track requires a specific goal that can act as your north star.
  • 16 holiday life hacks – Brought to you by Mental Floss, testing some of the hacks that are always talked about around the holiday season






The force be with us: This week scientist discover an invisible “shield” thousands of miles above earth, it essentially stops any super-fast particles from harming us (more detail here for the science geeks) (See main picture)