Equipped with a fitness watch, yoga mat and new running shoes, I downloaded a running app as Step One into the physical fitness world. I also began each morning with at least three sun salutations and a chapter of Deepak Chopra’s ‘Seven Spiritual Laws of Success’.

As a cognitive boot camp, I signed up for a course with a business school, began writing in the evenings and took up Jim Kwik’s advice to read a book a week.

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