Perfect Manifesto Highlights: March, 2021

Welcome to the Perfect Manifesto post highlights for March, 2021. This months image features David Goggins, an endurance athlete, public speaker and retired US. Navy SEAL. I first discovered David through Instagram where he would often be shouting motivational advice, while on a long distance run. This has really inspired my mindset - his don't … Continue reading Perfect Manifesto Highlights: March, 2021

Perfect Manifesto Highlights: February, 2021

Welcome to the Perfect Manifesto post highlights for February, 2021. This months image features Gary V, an entrepreneur and speaker. Gary has been a big influence on my work at Perfect Manifesto over recent years, not just for his ideas around being your authentic self, but his work ethic around producing content and engaging with … Continue reading Perfect Manifesto Highlights: February, 2021

What Being An Open-Mic Comic Taught About Fearing Failure…

"Something I always wanted to try was stand-up comedy..." Something I always wanted to try was stand-up comedy, for a long time I spent a lot of time researching, reading books on the profession and watching a diverse range of comics to inspire my act. From there, I began lurking on stand-up forums sourcing promoters who were offering … Continue reading What Being An Open-Mic Comic Taught About Fearing Failure…

Don’t Look Back

My youngest has become quite boisterous recently...  Even when she was immobile you could see by the fire in her eyes she was going to be a handful, so when she finally figured out the mechanics behind crawling, there was no stopping her, she wants to go everywhere, including up the stairs.  As a father … Continue reading Don’t Look Back

Obligatory Post Celebrating Continued Endurance…

Happy days folks! It’s seven years since I had the idea of starting a blog as an outlet to channel my writing aspirations. Not long after this idea, I setup the blog which was once known as Manifesto of Perfection on WordPress, a name I don't regret in anyway... Well… whoopee for me!  You may … Continue reading Obligatory Post Celebrating Continued Endurance…

Better By The Day

My daughters are my motivation role models. I’ve had the pleasure of watching them lie on the floor crying in frustration at not being able to move, to working their way to being able to move so fast, you can't even take your eyes off them for a second in the event they take a … Continue reading Better By The Day

Don’t Take The Opportunity

“It had been a long week…” It had been a long week; the type that made you know you were ready for a holiday. I left the office early catching the 4 o’clock train, enjoying the commute by day dreaming out the window. As I departed the train my right pocket gave a slight pulsating … Continue reading Don’t Take The Opportunity

Dominate Your 2021 Weight Loss Goals With This Simple Approach To Counting Calories

The New Year is a time for many to take action against the weight they have put on during the last year. Too often these only last for a small period of time, with many resolutions not lasting past January. There are various initiatives such as Dry January which attempt to aspire resolutioners to abstain … Continue reading Dominate Your 2021 Weight Loss Goals With This Simple Approach To Counting Calories

How To Be A Better Human in 2021

A key value of mine is the great pleasure taken from making the life of others better. But my relationship with people can vary, dependent how they treat me. When I worked in a library I was in a role on a standard minimum wage, working inconvenient shifts, no prospect – but the customers made … Continue reading How To Be A Better Human in 2021

A Zest for Life

It’s 6.30am. It’s Saturday. Never a good combination when your week has been made up of early starts and you just wanted one day to sleep in. I’m faced with a difficult decision, I desperately need to pee, but know this means as soon as I rouse from my slumber, that’s it, our dog Ollie … Continue reading A Zest for Life

Is it Worth Getting a Degree?

Something I wrote several years ago that still gets a lot of attention is the post My big fat worthless degree. It’s lasting popularity, I account to the fact that countless others have gone down this path, to feel cheated.  I imagine my words resonated with readers frustrated by their life choices. This is a … Continue reading Is it Worth Getting a Degree?

My Accident: A Life-Changing Experience (Guest Post)

Has something happened in your life that changed you? Maybe it was a wake up call or an experience that made you see life in a different way. Life changing experiences are unique in their characteristics that they are unexpected and we never know when they may happen to us. Recently I read this true … Continue reading My Accident: A Life-Changing Experience (Guest Post)