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)

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…

7 Tips to Manage Your Weight Loss Goal

Following my post Are You Struggling Counting Calories?  Try this… I want to share some tips to help, as you go through the weight loss journey. Keep track When undertaking any diet plan, it’s good to know the efforts you are putting in are heading in the desired destination. With approaches like my estimating calories … Continue reading 7 Tips to Manage Your Weight Loss Goal

Are You Struggling Counting Calories? Try This…

How are you doing folks? If you’re familiar with Perfect Manifesto, you’ll know how much I value health and fitness. Something that may surprise you is – I’ve never been big on counting calories, but as I move further into the wrong side of thirty I’ve started treating it with more respect. Yes, when you … Continue reading Are You Struggling Counting Calories? Try This…

Why Self-Improvement Starts with Health…

Good day folks, I hope you are having a productive weekend. Perfect Manifesto is dedicated to discussing self-improvement – my fundamental belief is that health should always be at the foundation of this, because if you can’t manage your own physical fitness how do you expect to achieve anything else? People get into self-improvement because … Continue reading Why Self-Improvement Starts with Health…

The Battle…

The Battle... Life throws up challenges which you can either fight, endure or give up on. Dependent on the situation none of these options are necessarily a bad thing. The gym is a testing ground; it builds your character, and has been the foundation of my confidence, self-belief, determination, and persistence. I don’t know what … Continue reading The Battle…

Out of the Zone…

It has been over two months since the UK government ordered a lockdown, advising citizens to stay at home to reduce the spread of coronavirus. This has meant people having to work from home, without access to seeing friends, family, loved ones… And more importantly a total shut-down of all gyms in the country. This … Continue reading Out of the Zone…

3 Things Learned From Failing My Driving Test 5 Times

The first time I failed my driving test was because I nearly ran over another student as I was leaving the test centre.

The worst part was...

What Does Stand by Me Teach You About Life?

In the category of “I can’t believe I’ve never seen it until now” is Stand by Me, based on the Stephen King novella The Body. The film is an enjoyable ride, falling into that old cliché of “they don’t make them last they used to” The audience is given a snapshot of the life of … Continue reading What Does Stand by Me Teach You About Life?

The long game

Recently I was engaged in an interesting conversation with a young gym goer around his dissatisfaction with his progress. There’d been good beginner gains during in his first year, but was now at a point of stagnation where progress suddenly wasn’t so visible. He was obsessed with getting bigger, but muscle growth takes time – with his youthful impatience … Continue reading The long game

One small, positive step…

One small, positive step… One positive change to your daily routine is a powerful thing. If you spend one minute a day doing something to make your life better, that’s over six hours a year. If you followed this path for for another nine years, you would have spent sixty hours investing in a positive … Continue reading One small, positive step…