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
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.
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
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
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)
I feel broken. In truth it has been building for days. That palpable sense of unease. That dark cloud looming on the horizon. The storm that was swelling. It just let loose. It's flooding my mind. Thing is, I'm not going to let it stop me from doing what I have to do. I'm not … Continue reading When Things Get On Top Of You
We've all been there. That time when you've reached a certain point, a plateau. A point in life where it feels like you are stagnating. Not going anywhere. That nothing is changing. You and your life are standing still. But I have bad news for anyone in that position. If you feel you are stagnating. … Continue reading When Stagnation Isn’t Stagnation