We’re a species of doubters, cynics and self-deprecators – forever searching for that one elusive reason as to why something won’t work, why we shouldn’t do it or why we’re just plain useless. Animals don’t care. Neither do kids. The concept of embarrassment and failure is alien to these quirky […]
Deus ex Machina – How to Create Something Out of Nothing by Playing God With Your Life
If you don’t know the difference between your Pawns and your Kings, and you think a Queen is someone who brings the life and soul to a party then you probably aren’t too familiar with chess. It’s ok because most of us haven’t a clue how to play it either […]
9 Dumb Reasons Why You Fail (and the number 1 secret to success)
It’s not nice being a failure is it? You try your best, but you can’t help shake the feeling you’re destined for the scrapheap. Every day is the same old shit and there’s not even a Groundhog in sight. It’s not so much the routine, although boredom drives you to […]
Do You Work In Retail? 7 Reasons Why You Must Quit Your Job, NOW!
When all is said and done, what we choose to do for a living is a clear reflection of the person we are inside; a window to the soul, a looking glass into how we perceive our own place in the world. There are high achievers and the unemployed, the […]
18 Things I Want To Tell My 18 Year Old Self (a conversation)
We’ve all fantasised about going back in time – perhaps to a life changing event or to re-enact a wonderful memory from our past. Reliving the first holiday without our parents, reminiscing about our first kiss or those hot, childhood summers that seemed to last forever. Our brain does a […]
I Had NO IDEA How I Was Gonna Do This… but I did it anyway!
This is a guest post by Dana Gore Do you have any idea what I’m talking about? Not yet huh? Ok, that’s cool. Just stay with me for a minute and it’ll all come together 🙂 See – the reason I’m writing about this subject is because I know a […]
If You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get – 3 Ways To Change Your Life, Today!
A couple of months back I wrote an article about a dead cat. You may remember it as the one where I talked about Schrodinger’s cat and how our little feline friend can be used to inspire and push ourselves to reach outside of our comfort zone and grab life […]
How a Dead Cat Can Help You Transform Your Life (honestly, it can)
You want to talk about a dead cat, really? Yes I do but before that, let’s go back a few years. Here is something that may not surprise anyone at all. I was pretty rubbish with girls in my younger days. How rubbish? I hear you cry. Between the ages […]
Has Anyone Ever Told You That You’re Amazing?
Do you remember the last time that you really fancied someone? I mean really cared about someone. How every day they would occupy your thoughts and all you could think about is whether they would ever feel the same way about you? Most of us rarely tell anyone how we […]
Stop Using Your Age as an Excuse!
I sat on the edge of my bed, gazing at the TV – in awe at how this little bald man could manipulate so many instruments to his every whim. The guitar he had strapped on was almost double his size yet his stature and confidence gave the illusion that […]
6 Scary Life Situations That We Should All Learn To Love
Are you allowing fear to challenge your decision making? Life is an assault course with obstacles at every turn. Some of these are real, whilst many are simply imaginary – that is, we place far too much importance and mental effort in worrying about situations that are quite often nothing […]
How To Hack Your Life In Just 2 Years
Have you ever heard of ‘shiny object syndrome’? It’s a totally made up condition based on the idea that you can set out to achieve something, often with the best intentions, yet fall short because something else will always grab your attention. Like a Magpie, just less beaky. I’m one […]
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 […]
Why Do We Always Settle For Second Best?
This is a shorter article today but it’s about something that I feel strongly about. Basically the idea that many people, most in fact, are going through life just accepting whatever comes their way. It’s just a case of picking low hanging fruit. Taking the easy option, remaining in your […]
10 Inspiring Videos To Motivate And Kick Start Your Day
This selection of videos is simply for those occasions when you wake up in the morning and dread getting out of bed. We’ve all been there and sometimes all we need is a gentle reminder that while most people experience this, truly successful people never let these negative thoughts stop […]