Over the past 18 months Ideas are like shooting stars Whether you feel it unfair or not, ideas are not available to you whenever you want one. At least, genuine creative or inventive ideas. If you are lucky enough (more on luck next) to have an idea come to your forethoughts, write it down somewhere, […]Read More Lessons learned
One of the best kinds of thrill is defining, honoring, and achieving our goals. Gina Greenlee *I only ever feel most alive when I am striving towards a perceived attainable goal. How do you feel when you finally have in possession the thing you sought after for such a long time? Is it pride? Happiness? […]Read More The thrill is (always) in the chase
Of all the quotes I have read in my life so far, there is one that stands above the rest. There are millions of them out there and I have no doubt that each and every philosophical quote ever printed would be held dearest to somebody. So mine, the one that impacted my train of […]Read More Man in the arena
I sit here typing away at this blog willing to share my opinions on my thoughts of a range of mental and physical challenges we all deal with throughout our day to day lives. I write about these things because I myself struggle with so many of these issues and find writing about it to […]Read More Talk to someone
Training towards an event for almost an entire year to then meet the day at the height of your abilities and then fail. It sounds quite sombre. But if we always accomplished every single thing we did we would probably lose our drive and our passion very quickly in life. We get to choose from […]Read More Pursuit (try again)
Motivation is a passing cloud Who am I? Some lesson to be learned? A vessel that I am supposed to board until I reach my next destination? An obstacle that I need to overcome before I can truly make my way through this life? Who am I? Some creature with all the traits of a […]Read More Who are you?
You wake up, even though it’s 2 hours before light up. Put on that shot of coffee. You know it will get things moving. Thinking of what you need to execute this morning before your work life begins again. Play that track, play that album, play it until it consumes your workout and flows through […]Read More Every day
Reminiscing of times worth revisiting A person I once knew well was removed from this world earlier this year. I hadn’t seen him in a very long time. But the moment I found out about the passing of this man I felt a deep sadness. My mind started to drift back to all those times […]Read More Eulogy
Moral code To take a couple lines from Mother Teresa’s quotes on ‘practicing humility’, firstly, in the title of this blog, second, ‘to accept being slighted, forgotten and disliked.’ Over the course of 17 months I have given as much of my energy to being more grounded, attentive, present in the moment, non judgemental, calm […]Read More To Avoid Curiosity
5/21 Alternative Rock Another beloved genre of mine is brought to you this month in alternative rock. A genre that puts my busy mind to good use more often than not. I hope that this playlist can do the same for you. Some fresh tracks and some from quite a while ago now. But all […]Read More Nick Donnellan Listens To This Vol.11
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