The Blog Writers Guide to Overcome Writers Block

It’s currently 8pm here in the West Yorkshire.  As the kids sleep soundly in their beds, I hear the faint sound of the TV in the distance as my wife indulges in some boxset. You know what this means? A night for some quality writing time. Despite the privilege of having freedom from distractions, I’m … Continue reading The Blog Writers Guide to Overcome Writers Block

All The Unseen…

Today’s post was supposed to be something else. It focused on the generational shift that everyone experiences in life, the passing of the torch as the parents generation takes the step back, allowing the next generation to take over, fulfilling the role of guardianship for whatever happens in this world next. It's inspiration came from … Continue reading All The Unseen…

Six years a writer, lessons from a persistent journeyman blogger

Six years a writer, lessons from a persistent journeyman blogger It’s that time of the year WordPress sends a reminder of my continued persistence to keep writing a blog. Six years… Six years of various ups and downs crises of faith, to losing drive to write, yet through it all, I’m still standing strong with … Continue reading Six years a writer, lessons from a persistent journeyman blogger

Building habits to last: the path to success

Building habits to last: the path to success Habits - it's something that dominates self-improvement thinking. The internet is full of research and opinion on building habits.  The fascination ultimately comes down to the fact that it can be the difference between success and failure (or if you want to get dramatic -  life and … Continue reading Building habits to last: the path to success

The Manifesto of Perfection – Where to Start?

Hi all, I have recently taken the time to update and add my 'Where to Start' page to the sites menu.  This is a place for new and established readers alike to have a look at some of my favourite posts since I started the site in February 2014. I have broke these down into … Continue reading The Manifesto of Perfection – Where to Start?

Blogging Etiquette: How do you ask someone to view your blog?

Hello good reader. As writers we are eager to get people to see our work - in the world of blogging and the Internet there is so much content out there that it is difficult to be seen. In many situations we may get frustrated and quit because we are not getting that instant validation … Continue reading Blogging Etiquette: How do you ask someone to view your blog?

How am I going to make someone’s life better today?

6am, the alarm on my phone plays its upbeat jingle, it's called Over the Horizon yet I don't feel like that.  Motivation to pull myself out of bed will do for the moment. Work has become very beaurcratic and process based recently.  Not surprisingly the desire to jump out of bed and go has been … Continue reading How am I going to make someone’s life better today?

Why Bloggers Need To Think Twice Before Quitting

I thought I would take 5 to reflect on the process of blog writing.  Since I have started in the WordPress community, I have seen a number of blogs that begun come and go. And to be honest I don't always know why they stopped - because some were seriously good! Maybe they didn't enjoy … Continue reading Why Bloggers Need To Think Twice Before Quitting

Never dismiss the power of a New Year’s Resolution

Its the middle of January and by this point many of us have either progressed or given up on New Year's Resolutions. But I have noticed a trend where people dismiss this idea - it could be because they see it as lame, cliché, they know they won't stick with or are saying "Well you should … Continue reading Never dismiss the power of a New Year’s Resolution

About Perfect Manifesto

I kind of picked up on the WordPress Zero to Hero challenge a bit too late. It gave some 30 day steps and I thought it would be a good idea to help shape my blog. Of course I messed things up completely by day two, which was to tell the reader what your blog … Continue reading About Perfect Manifesto