Personal Development

The reality of living, and living the reality

The reality of living, and living the reality

So much time. So much bloody time to think, contemplate and give deep rooted reflection of life. I am constantly faced with the reality of living, and yet at the same time living the reality. Every cause and concern, thought and manifestation of why?

Calling All Drinkers: is Alcohol Impacting Your Life Negatively?

Calling All Drinkers: is Alcohol Impacting Your Life Negatively?

I’d grafted for 14 hours to get to my destination for the day. I’d had a nightmare week, like you wouldn’t believe and I was seriously considering my options. I arrived late, but thankfully the hotel had a rather nice restaurant and bar. “Go on old boy you deserve it” I said to myself, so without hesitation, I called; “namaskha bhai; Kingfisher kitna rupee?” In my strange Hindlish accent.

You Can't Make Progress in Life Until You Have "Done the Work"

You Can't Make Progress in Life  Until You Have "Done the Work"

I recently posted my Top 5 book recommendations, which prompted a lot of emails from people suggesting books I might like to read and people who I might like to follow (always very much appreciated). But, by far the most popular question asked was, what I personally took from each of the books I recommended?

My Top 5 Books Everyone Should Read To Advance In Life More Effectively

My Top 5 Books Everyone Should Read To Advance In Life More Effectively

In this post, I list my top 5 books that everyone should read in order to advance in life more effectively. Reading these books is an investment of your time and will help minimise the mistakes we often make in our iives. 

Hard Hitting Advice For Men Going Through a Rough Patch

Hard Hitting Advice For Men Going Through a Rough Patch

You have just been let go from your job, your girlfriend has dumped you, or maybe you’ve just found out that the average penis length isn’t 3.5 inches. We all go through rough patches and sometimes the last thing we want is advice. Especially the type that is of no use to us whatsoever. You know the type...

Life Advice For blokes Going Through a Rough Patch

Life Advice For blokes Going Through a Rough Patch

You have just been sacked, your girlfriend has dumped you, or maybe you’ve just found out that the average penis length isn’t 3.5 inches. We all go through rough patches and sometimes the last thing we want is advice.

Create Your Own Adventure: Life advice you can do without.

Create Your Own Adventure: Life advice you can do without.

As an intrepid traveller for many years, I’ve always been amazed at how the most forthright advice comes from those who have...how can I put it?... never actually done, been, seen or experienced the very thing they are giving YOU advice on. I'm sure they mean well, for the best part anyhow. But you should certainly let their two-bobs worth go in one ear and out the other. While smiling and nodding your head obviously. 

My digital detox turned me into a condeceding vegan... WTF

My digital detox turned me into a condeceding vegan... WTF

A while back, I took a break from social media for seven days and to say it was impactful would be an understatement. Better sleep, improved concentration, and an increased feeling of wellbeing. But the main takeaway for me, was the fact that I was pleased with myself for taking a conscious decision to stop something I knew was affecting me in a negative way

Inside The Mind of a Man Fast Approaching 40

Inside The Mind of a Man Fast Approaching 40

How is it that some people use pain and suffering as a springboard to achieve great success in life? And yet, others use it as a ball and chain that weighs them down and keeps them from pursuing their goals in life? Is it mindset, influence, or simply that we’re all biologically different?

Digital Detox - My 7 Days Without Social Media

Digital Detox - My 7 Days Without Social Media

Let’s make no bones about it, it’s very hard. I’d say, it’s just as hard as stopping smoking or drinking. I’m fully aware that those very words might make the cynics scoff and throw the accusation as bullshit my way. My response is simple - try it! 

The Uncomfortable Truth About Confidence

The Uncomfortable Truth About Confidence

Let me get straight to the point. I have spent many years in the City working with supposedly super confident alpha males. Money-driven self-obsessed maniacs, bullish arrogant and egotistical males. Each one trying to prove their worth in a fast-paced cutthroat environment.

Valuable Life Lessons We Can Learn From The UFC 217 Upsets

Valuable Life Lessons We Can Learn From The UFC 217 Upsets

I’m not a betting man but like many, I was caught up in the hype of Mayweather Vs McGregor fight. I ended up betting quite a bit of money on McGregor and the experience ended up costing me dearly. In my heart, I knew McGregor didn't stand a chance but I’m a huge advocate of The Law of Attraction

The Secret to Successful Visualisation

The Secret to Successful Visualisation

The power of visualisation. More commonly coined "The Secret" by advocates and believers. I actually watched the movie before reading the book and wasn't blown away if I'm being completely honest. You see, I was looking for "The Secret".