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3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Hello lovely readers and welcome back to Mindset Mondays! The only weekly post that believes you should spend less time looking at screens, but more time visiting my blog… Following a 3-2-1 approach, it contains 3 thoughts from me (that you should ignore), 2 quotes from others (that you should read), and 1 thing I’ve … Read more 3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Hello lovely readers and welcome back to Mindset Mondays! The only weekly post that you should take with a pinch of salt… Following a 3-2-1 approach, it contains 3 thoughts from me (that you should ignore), 2 quotes from others (that you should read), and 1 thing I’ve been reading, watching or listening to this … Read more 3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

The People Mirror Effect

“Your perception of me, is a reflection of you. My reaction to you is an awareness of me.” – Unknown. What do you do when you look at yourself in the mirror? Maybe you comb your hair or have a shave. Maybe you brush and floss your teeth. Maybe you correct your posture. Maybe you … Read more The People Mirror Effect

3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Hello lovely readers and welcome back to Mindset Mondays! The only weekly post to take a 3 week break and not tell anyone… or care! Following a 3-2-1 approach, it contains 3 thoughts from me (that you should ignore), 2 quotes from others (that you should read), and 1 thing I’ve been reading, watching or … Read more 3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

How To Save Democracy

“The function all expressions of contempt have in common is the defence against unwanted feelings.”  – ALICE MILLER I read something the other day that got the alarm bells ringing. It was a book called, The Drama of the Gifted Child by Alice Miller.  In a nut shell Miller argues that our childhood experience – specifically how … Read more How To Save Democracy

3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Hello lovely readers and welcome back to Mindset Mondays! The only weekly post that tells you to chase your dreams before taking a nap… Following a 3-2-1 approach, it contains 3 thoughts from me (that you should ignore), 2 quotes from others (that you should read), and 1 thing I’ve been reading, watching or listening … Read more 3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Thursday’s Top Tip

“Sleep is the best meditation.” – Dalai Lama Treat the time you wakeup as the central-axis point of your being.   The point that keeps everything in balance. The point that sets everything you want to happen in motion. The point from which all order springs. Don’t lie in. Don’t hit snooze. Don’t think about … Read more Thursday’s Top Tip

3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Hello lovely readers and welcome back to Mindset Mondays! The only weekly post that believes you should become a minimalist by giving it all your stuff… Following a 3-2-1 approach, it contains 3 thoughts from me (that you should ignore), 2 quotes from others (that you should read), and 1 thing I’ve been reading, watching … Read more 3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Hello lovely readers and welcome back to Mindset Mondays! The only weekly post to plan its own funeral… Following a 3-2-1 approach, it contains 3 thoughts from me (that you should ignore), 2 quotes from others (that you should read), and 1 thing I’ve been reading, watching or listening to this week that has helped … Read more 3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Hello lovely readers and welcome back to Mindset Mondays! The only weekly post that forces you to consider the purpose of hate… Following a 3-2-1 approach, it contains 3 thoughts from me (that you should ignore), 2 quotes from others (that you should read), and 1 thing I’ve been reading, watching or listening to this … Read more 3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

How To Make Love To Hate

“We must meet the forces of hate with the power of love.” – MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. I’ve been thinking about hate recently. Not only because we’ve see so much of it this past year, but because I’ve felt some as well. Truthfully it got to a point preceding the US election where it broke … Read more How To Make Love To Hate

Thursday’s Top Tip

“How much more harmful are the consequences of anger and grief then the circumstances that aroused them in us!” — MARCUS AURELIUS (MEDITATIONS) The simplest, most common sense piece of wisdom that the vast majority of people fuck up on a daily basis is this: Don’t make shit worse than it already is. For example, imagine … Read more Thursday’s Top Tip

3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Hello lovely readers and welcome back to Mindset Mondays! The only weekly post that doesn’t completely hate itself… Following a 3-2-1 approach, it contains 3 thoughts from me (that you should ignore), 2 quotes from others (that you should read), and 1 thing I’ve been reading, watching or listening to this week that has helped … Read more 3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Hello lovely readers and welcome back to Mindset Mondays! The only weekly post that didn’t celebrate Valentine’s Day with his wife… Following a 3-2-1 approach, it contains 3 thoughts from me (that you should ignore), 2 quotes from others (that you should read), and 1 thing I’ve been reading, watching or listening to this week … Read more 3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

The Top 5 Greatest Blogging Tips Of All Time Ever (+ 500 Followers)

DISCLAIMER: This post was written ironically. It was pointed out to me this wasn’t obvious. To be clear the political opinions expressed are not my own! Pinch of salt required while reading. Well, ladies and gentleman, here we are! Another massive milestone conquered. Another prestigious accolade to place in the blogging trophy cabinet. (As if … Read more The Top 5 Greatest Blogging Tips Of All Time Ever (+ 500 Followers)

Tuesday’s Top Tip

You know how we’re always doing one thing but thinking about something else? Like ALWAYS. You know how this is an example of mindlessness not mindfulness? Well I have a little hack for you today. And it’s going to sound silly but I swear it works.  Here it is: When you’re doing something articulate it. … Read more Tuesday’s Top Tip

3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Following a 3-2-1 approach (this week), it contains 3 thoughts from me (that you should ignore), 2 quotes from others (that you should read), and 1 things I’ve been reading, watching or listening to this week that has helped me grow.Read more 3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Table(t) Manners

Growing up my dad always made a point about having good table manners. He made sure we never chewed food with our mouths open. That we always sat up straight. That we we set the table properly and cleared away and washed the dishes afterwards.  One of the rules was if you didn’t cook, you … Read more Table(t) Manners

Tuesday’s Top Tip

The most successful people in this world understand the importance of cultivating a growth mindset. They understand failure does not mean they are one, only that they have something to learn.  They understand that success is not found in achievement, but from falling in love with the process of self-improvement.  They understand that intelligence and … Read more Tuesday’s Top Tip

4-3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Hello lovely readers and welcome back to Mindset Mondays! The only weekly post to prepare for the best and hope for the worst… Following a 4-3-2-1 approach, it contains 4 thoughts from me (that you should ignore), 3 quotes from others (that you should read), and 2 things I’ve been reading, watching or listening to … Read more 4-3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Tuesday’s Top Tip

For thousands of years we’ve been told we are fallen creatures – outcasts from the garden of Eden. That we are selfish, weak, deeply flawed individuals unworthy of our creator. Taught that our wants and desires are the root cause of all evil. That these are our greatest downfall against which we must make it … Read more Tuesday’s Top Tip

4-3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Hello lovely readers and welcome back to Mindset Mondays! The only weekly post that believes the meaning of life is irrelevant… Following a 4-3-2-1 approach, it contains 4 thoughts from me (that you should ignore), 3 quotes from others (that you should read), and 2 things I’ve been reading, watching or listening to this week that … Read more 4-3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Tuesday’s Top Tip

There are many people who believe that life is meaningless and argue, for that reason, what’s the point? Why bother? I have two responses. The first is why not? If life is meaningless then you have no reason not to put yourself out there. No excuse not to be courageous. If it doesn’t matter then … Read more Tuesday’s Top Tip

4-3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Hello lovely readers and welcome back to Mindset Mondays! The only weekly post that prefers totalitarianism to freedom… Following a 4-3-2-1 approach, it contains 4 thoughts from me (that you should ignore), 3 quotes from others (that you should read), and 2 things I’ve been reading, watching or listening to this week that have helped … Read more 4-3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

The Hopeless Nature Of Hoping

“You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end — which you can never afford to lose — with the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality.” – Vietnam War. Admiral James Stockdale  Do you want to know the one reason you’re not happy right now?  It’s because … Read more The Hopeless Nature Of Hoping

Tuesday’s Top Tip

Don’t try to get as much out of life as you possibly can. This kind of thinking fucks you up.  Like trying to be the best person you possibly can. Don’t do that either. Why? Because both are impossible goals that you’ll never achieve.  Also think about this. When you get up and attack the … Read more Tuesday’s Top Tip

4-3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Hello lovely readers and welcome back to Mindset Mondays! The only weekly post that forces you to make resolutions you can’t possibly meet. Following a 4-3-2-1 approach, it contains 4 thoughts from me (that you should ignore), 3 quotes from others (that you should read), and 2 things I’ve been reading, watching or listening to … Read more 4-3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

24 Invaluable Lessons From 2020

“Learning how to focus and prioritize your thoughts effectively based on finely honed personal values is perhaps the greatest and most important struggle in life.” – Mark Manson.  “In a crisis, the inevitable suffering that life entails can rapidly make a mockery of the idea that happiness is the proper pursuit of the individual.” – … Read more 24 Invaluable Lessons From 2020

Sh*t. Just. Got. Personal.

You cancelled weddings. You cancelled birthdays, festivals, celebrations of all kinds. You cancelled good times. And I said, ok.  You took away my holidays. You prevented me from seeing my friends. You prevented me from seeing my family.  And I said, ok.  You forced me to quarantine in hotels rooms. You cost me days of … Read more Sh*t. Just. Got. Personal.

4-3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Hello lovely readers and welcome back to my Mindset Mondays Post! The only weekly newsletter to kiss your mommy after filling up your stocking… Following a 4-3-2-1 approach, it contains 4 thoughts from me (that you should probably ignore), 3 quotes from others (that you should definitely read), and 2 things I’ve been reading, watching … Read more 4-3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Captain Hindsight

There’s a character from the popular sitcom South Park called Captain Hindsight. For those who’ve not seen it, Captain Hindsight is a super hero (of sorts) who shows up to the scene of a disaster while it’s taking place. He then “helps” the people in need by making a stirring speech about all the ways everyone should have acted … Read more Captain Hindsight

Tuesday’s Top Tip

Don’t eat yellow snow. No. Nope. Chase your dreams? Naaah. Too trite. Hmmmmm… Forcing it… Maybe don’t? Don’t force it.  Here we go.  Don’t force life.  You shouldn’t have to! There should be, I believe, a certain flow to it. That comes from letting go a little (or a lot). It comes from letting the … Read more Tuesday’s Top Tip

Why The Earth Isn’t Flat But Global Warming Is A Hoax.

“It’s not the existence of beliefs that is the problem, but what happens to us when we hold them rigidly, without examining them, when we presume the absolutely centrality of our views and become disdainful of others.” – Sharon Salzberg  “Repeat a lie often enough and it becomes the truth.” – law of propaganda attributed … Read more Why The Earth Isn’t Flat But Global Warming Is A Hoax.

4-3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Hello lovely readers and welcome back to my Mindset Mondays Post! The only weekly newsletter that delivers your vaccine just in time for Christmas… Following a 4-3-2-1 approach, it contains 4 thoughts from me (that you should probably ignore), 3 quotes from others (that you should definitely read), and 2 things I’ve been reading, watching … Read more 4-3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

The Secret Ingredient Missing From Every Conversation

That’s the most liberating, wonderful thing in the world, when you openly admit you’re an ass. It’s wonderful. When people tell me, “You’re wrong.” I say, “What can you expect of an ass?” S.J. Anthony de mello – SOURCE: AWARENESS “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent … Read more The Secret Ingredient Missing From Every Conversation

Tuesday’s Top Tip

Is life really so bad? Is life really so fucked up? Ok, yes, it is quite fucked up. Still. Is it not also rather pleasant? Is it not also incredibly beautiful? Is it not also extremely miraculous? When you stop regurgitating the bullshit narratives fed to you by society over and over again in your … Read more Tuesday’s Top Tip

4-3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Hello lovely readers and welcome back to my Mindset Mondays Post! The only weekly newsletter that expresses gratitude after forcing you to concede… Following a 4-3-2-1 approach, it contains 4 thoughts from me (that you should probably ignore), 3 quotes from others (that you should definitely read), and 2 things I’ve been reading, watching or … Read more 4-3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

The Things That I Will Miss

“The great gift of such periods is that they invite us to question our certitudes, our givens, these seemingly sure foundations that have lulled us into complacency — for it is only by being jolted out of our complacencies, cultural or personal, that we ever reach beyond the horizon, toward new territories of truth, beauty, … Read more The Things That I Will Miss

Thursday’s Quote D’jour

“The function all expressions of contempt have in common is the defence against unwanted feelings.” – Alice Miller (Source: The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self) Previous Quote D’Jour

Tuesday’s Top Tip

Why should you make your bed in the morning? Why should you shave? Why should you wear your best clothes? Why should you exercise? Why should you find 5 minutes to meditate? Because all little these things are saying something. They are saying whether or not you think today is more or less important than … Read more Tuesday’s Top Tip

4-3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

Hello lovely readers and welcome back to my Mindset Mondays Post! The only weekly newsletter that provides you with 90% protection from COVID19… Following a 4-3-2-1 approach, it contains 4 thoughts from me (that you should probably ignore), 3 quotes from others (that you should definitely read), and 2 things I’ve been reading, watching or … Read more 4-3-2-1 Mindset Mondays

The Shameless Nature Of Pride

As the dust settles on the US election my feeling is not jubilation. I’m not happy that 70 million people still find Trump an acceptable leader. I’m not happy that a man whose flagrant disregard for the safety of his fellow Americans has cost hundreds of thousands their lives. I’m not happy that in death, the Trump … Read more The Shameless Nature Of Pride

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