I’ve been quiet recently. Not in person, mind – I still make all kinds of strange noises when in the presence of another life form, but internetically speaking (that should definitely be a word) – I’ve been absent. Two steps forward, three steps back. During this absence, I’ve been thinking […]
Why Today is the Most Important Day of Your Life
Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself
The weight of expectation is crushing. Yet nobody is saying a word. I’m not hearing voices, nor can I feel the penetrative gaze of a thousand beady eyes, all fixated on my very being; anticipating something magical and wondrous to emerge from these hesitant fingers. But it’s there. I stare […]
Steroids For The Brain – How I Used Modafinil To Study For 19 Hours Straight
I take a look around – everything seems different, yet I cannot put my finger on it. I’m completely surrounded by women but I barely pay them any attention. There is too much to do, besides, the last thing I need right now is to make eye contact with a […]
Analysis Paralysis – Why I Need To Re-evaluate My Life (and why I need your help)
Edit: Since first writing this article, I have managed to deal with the feelings and scheduling conflicts detailed within. It was simply a change in focus and attitude that enabled me to overcome my issues. Successful people will always be busy – but I have learned that there will always […]
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 […]
If it’s not difficult, then you’re doing it wrong!
How many of you complain and moan when something doesn’t go your way? How about when you take up a new hobby or try something that you have never done before? Do you hate learning new skills? Yes, juggling chainsaws is pretty darn difficult so stop doing that. It’s not […]
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 […]
Do one thing every day that scares you
Fear is one of the most frustrating emotions we can experience. Yes there is an evolutionary reason why we have it, but in today’s world, it can often just get in the way. It is the glass ceiling that prevents us from truly living and being the person we want […]
Is the Mayan calendar right? Is December 21st the end of the world? Let’s find out.
The end of the world nigh, we’re all doomed. Unless you have been living under a rock and refuse to watch dodgy movies starring John Cusack you would know that the end of the world is imminent. Sorry Santa, all that hard work is for nothing. How many times have […]
Stop Procrastination Now – 7 Awesome Ways To Cure The Lazy Disease
Procrastination is a pain in the ass. You would think that by sitting back and doing absolutely nothing that we would be content and happy. Why else would we continue to put things off? Choosing to do something tomorrow instead of today may seem like a good idea at the […]
Why There Is No Such Thing As Talent (the 10,000 hour rule)
Talent is a funny old word. Everyone thinks they know what it means but at the same time almost all of us use it as a lazy way of describing ones skill level. It’s easy to look at someone who is at the top of their profession and immediately attribute […]