Is blogging dead? There has been a lot of discussion this year about the future of this medium. In this post I look at the threats that impact the popularity of blogging, and how with a competitive market blogging can still have a place in your creative endeavours.
A Look Back: How Social Media Made Us Hate Office Jobs
Something that gets on my nerves on 'money' Twitter is every hack entrepreneur guru having digs at those working a 9 to 5 job. In response I wrote this post: How Social Media Made Us Hate Office Jobs Although written back in 2019, the hacks may have changed but the commentary hasn't dated, as the … Continue reading A Look Back: How Social Media Made Us Hate Office Jobs
I Switched Off Social Media For 31 Days: How Did I Survive?
Last month I decided it was time for a switch off from social media. Throughout May I spent the next 31 days with the intention of cutting down on some platforms (YouTube), and having a complete switch off others (in a personal capacity) all together (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn). What happened during my social media … Continue reading I Switched Off Social Media For 31 Days: How Did I Survive?
The 31 Day Social Media Switch Off Challenge 2022
Call me insensitive, call me judgemental, call me whatever you like... ... but LinkedIn is not the place you should be to declare to your network that a family member has died of cancer. Yes I'm sorry for your loss but with personal tragedy I choose to keep quiet on social media as I don’t … Continue reading The 31 Day Social Media Switch Off Challenge 2022
The Importance of Giving Without Expecting Anything in Return…
“A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit...” Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about the definition of giving without expecting anything in return. Several years ago my life was not in a good place. My career was floundering, a relationship had fallen apart and … Continue reading The Importance of Giving Without Expecting Anything in Return…
Protecting Your Mental Health During A Pandemic
Today, I am delighted to introduce you to Chloë, from the blog Chlodoeslife.com, who has kindly provided a guest post offering these fantastic tips on protecting your mental health during a pandemic. Protecting Your Mental Health During A Pandemic It’s been nearly a year since the world was put on lockdown for the first time. … Continue reading Protecting Your Mental Health During A Pandemic
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…
How to Recover from Burnout and Overstimulation During COVID-19 Lockdown
How are you coping with lockdown? In these types of situations it emphasises the importance dedicate to recovery - as things evolve you can constantly become obsessed seeking updates and trivia When everything kicked off, the news and people on social media went wild with updates and theories on COVID-19. Too much exposure to information … Continue reading How to Recover from Burnout and Overstimulation During COVID-19 Lockdown
Making the Twitter fitness community work for you
Making the Twitter fitness community work for you I get lots of value from fitness Twitter - it's been an invaluable resource to motivate me to the strongest I've ever been. Not only have I learnt new ideas and concepts, it's helped me join the dots - my knowledge of the gym has been built … Continue reading Making the Twitter fitness community work for you
I tried to stop complaining for 21 days, here’s what happened…
I tried to stop complaining for 21 days, here's what happened... When I started self-improvement there was a sense of awe at the outlook leaders in the field possesed. Some had terrible backgrounds, yet didn't complain. It made me wonder - how did they maintain such a positive mindset? Are they like that 24/7 or … Continue reading I tried to stop complaining for 21 days, here’s what happened…
How Social Media Made Us Hate Office Jobs
A large section of the self-improvement movement that operates under the logic: Run a business = success Work for a business = loser It bugs me, but then the cynic in me sees the real motivation as every 'guru' frames this as "quit the nine to five and start your own business.." and, surprise, surprise … Continue reading How Social Media Made Us Hate Office Jobs
"Everybody is talking about this issue, why are they not doing anything about it?" Being an environmentalist, this was something I heard all the time at events like this. My main issue with this statement is the assumption from the individual that environmental sustainability is everyone's main priority. The reason they (i.e. the politicians) were … Continue reading Bubbles