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)

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…