The Top 3 Personal Development Books That Drastically Changed My Life

The Top 3 Personal Development Books That Drastically Changed My Life

Just over 1 year ago I was a severely depressed, recently separated, father of one, who had smoked marijuana regularly for over 20 years. I had no hope and dreaded the future for myself and my then 9-year-old son. Today I don't even recognise the man I was then, or in the years previous. I … Continue reading The Top 3 Personal Development Books That Drastically Changed My Life

Dwelling In, Then Dealing With, Depression.

Dealing With Depression

Depression is a sadness that sucks all the life and light out of your existence. A sadness that can even make you question that very existence. At times like that all you can do is hang on. Cling to what you can and do whatever it takes to get through your day. A dark day … Continue reading Dwelling In, Then Dealing With, Depression.

The Person That Limits You The Most

The Person That Limits You The Most

Limits. We all have them. Sometimes it's a limit that is put on us. By friends. By family. People we meet. Maybe even our circumstances. There is however one person that limits you the most. Yourself. We think we can't do something before we've even tried. We think we can't do it after not trying … Continue reading The Person That Limits You The Most

Why Adversity Isn’t All Bad

Adversity

We've all got it in our lives. That something we have to overcome. The challenge, the obstacle, the barrier in the way. Each person's is unique to themselves. It's your own problem. A problem that can only be surmounted by you. From an outsiders view we have a tendency to downplay some people's adversity. That … Continue reading Why Adversity Isn’t All Bad

Does It Matter What You Believe In?

Do You Believe?

A lot of us believe in something bigger than ourselves. We believe in a God or gods. Some external force that can help with the perceived wrongs in our life. Some people believe in the fact they don't believe anything. But what if it doesn't matter what you believe in? What if believing itself is … Continue reading Does It Matter What You Believe In?

When Your Worst Critic is You (The Blame Game)

When Your Worst Critic Is You

Who else read that title and said: 'That's me'? I know I did. And I'm the person that wrote it. How many of us lie in bed at night thinking and dwelling on something we said or did that day? How many of us wish that we might have behaved differently in a given situation? … Continue reading When Your Worst Critic is You (The Blame Game)

The Power Is You

The Power Is You

We all have something we are not happy with. Something in our lives we might wish to be different. It might be ourselves. It might be the situation we are in. It doesn't matter what it is because we all have the power to do something about it. The power that's in you. You have … Continue reading The Power Is You

Suicide And Hope (Why I’m Glad I Failed)

Suicide And Hope

For some people life can get overwhelming. Be a bit too much to bear. Death feels like the only way out. Times like that you need hope. It can be hard to find. This is for you. It's a message of hope. From someone who once had none. Sometimes when you feel like killing yourself … Continue reading Suicide And Hope (Why I’m Glad I Failed)

Separation And Children (A Message For Parents)

Separated Parents

When a couple with a child or children separates it is a terrible thing. There are no winners in such a situation. There are only losers. The people who lose the most are the children. Normally the decision to split is made by one person. They have reached a point where they feel they can … Continue reading Separation And Children (A Message For Parents)