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
People are always changing I have found in recent times that I’ve caught myself thinking of particular people now, as they were many years ago. Without giving the person much chance of being any more or anything different to what they were in the past. It seems rather unfair doesn’t it? I mean, would it […]Read More Forever changing what lies beneath us
Waking up It’s early in the morning. The exact time doesn’t matter, it’s all relative. The alarm has gone off and you go to turn your alarm off on your phone with the thought of ‘it can’t be time to start the day already can it?’ But unfortunately, you think, it is. Most mornings you […]Read More Having a bad day?
You never lost the person that you never once had. That idea was never a possession of yours. Your idea of what was, what you wanted and what could be, never existed. Those fists of yours, shaking, all purple and white. Relax them. Let them breathe again. So let go. In a physical sense at […]Read More Let Go
First impressions First impressions can be extremely influential events! First impressions hold the ability to linger in the person you meets mind for the longest of times. Whether good or bad, the experience will likely stay in the persons mind until you’ve spent a significant amount of time with them after the initial encounter. If […]Read More Owning your trait