Looking After Number One – 4 Reasons Why You Need To Be More Selfish

As a kid I remember feeling incredibly impatient at a friend’s birthday party. There were many of us sat around a large table and I was almost raging at the lack of chocolate fingers. Well, to be brutally honest, I had eaten most of them, but that wasn’t the point. […]

9 Warning Signs You’re About To Start a Toxic Relationship

As I look back and reminisce about my previous relationships, it’s a genuine wonder why I haven’t been declared clinically insane. Dear God, I have dated some weird and wonderful people in my time. There is the girl who, after just 1 date, decided to go home and fill in […]

7 Stupid Life Rules You Should Stop Paying Attention To

I hate conformity. I’ll be honest with you here. People think I’m a little weird. Not weird enough to alert the cops, but the kind of weird that might leave someone scratching their head in bemusement when you say something that flies in the face of conventional ‘wisdom’. I get […]

You’re Already Dead! – The Ultimate Guide To Kicking Death’s Ass

Death is the ultimate taboo subject – something that all of us think about but we rarely bring it up in conversation because of the fear being labelled a weirdo. Whilst there are many articles and blog posts out there that discuss how people deal with grief and the loss […]

3 Confidence Hacks To Kill Your Inner Shyness

What is confidence? How do we get it? Why have I lost it? Where are my trousers? These are all really important questions that we must deal with throughout our lives but sometimes it can be tricky coming up with a suitable answer. Confidence is fragile. It comes and goes […]

Everything That Happens To Me Is Great

Several years ago I came out the arse end of a ‘relationship’ and for the first real time in my life, I felt genuinely lost. It wasn’t that I was with this girl for a long time as it barely lasted a few months. The thing is that I had […]

Do You Realise How Lucky You Really Are?

During the summer of 2007 I had a job that was so demanding – I was constantly on the verge of curling up in the foetal position and declaring ‘game over’. It wasn’t that the job wasn’t fun, it was. Or that it was boring, it wasn’t – just that […]

4 Awful life situations you really need to see the funny side of

How many times have you been told that life is hard? It’s not really, it’s just wildly unpredictable and the people that tell you this are those who always look on the negative side. I mean, we all try to do our best with what we have and sometimes we […]

You Have All The Time In The World

I am going to let you in on a little secret – We all have the same amount of time as everyone else. It’s true. I know you may not think it, what with your hectic lifestyle, the unrelenting boss who wants everything done yesterday and those demanding kids who […]

5 Things You Think You Know About Life (But Always Get Wrong)

Life is basically one long ass experiment that we have to take part in. 70 plus years of trial and error where we all try to do our best to make the most of what we have without killing ourselves in the process. It’s a fine line. We all make […]

They will see the ‘you’ that they see – Do first impressions really count?

“If your number one goal is to make sure that everyone likes and approves of you, then you risk sacrificing your uniqueness, and, therefore, your excellence.” – Unknown We spend way too much time trying to impress other people, and quite often people we really don’t care about anyway. It’s […]

5 Life lessons you wish you had found out sooner

Hindsight is a wonderful thing, or so they say anyway. In reality it makes us look back to our flawed younger self and all the dumb stuff we used to do. Life is an on-going process, a movie that just keeps moving forwards without giving us the opportunity to pause, […]

If Murder Was Legal Would You Still Be Alive?

What a title huh? I knew that would get your attention. Don’t worry it wasn’t a sensationalist headline for the sake of it but it’s a question I have asked a fair few people over the years and the majority genuinely have to stop and think about their answer. So […]

5 Reasons Why Time Is More Important Than Money

If you work ridiculous hours and have no time to actually have a life then you are doing it all wrong! Time is more important than money! There I’ve said it. The whole idea is that you work to live and not live to work but somewhere down the line a lot […]

10 Reasons Why Living In The UK Sucks (and why I can’t wait to leave)

There are plenty of things the world knows about the UK and the British in general. Our weather is awful, we drink tea and we bend over whenever the US gets a little frisky. Apparently we also live in castles too which would be fantastic, if a little cold in […]