Apps, games and videos on devices are designed to keep you scrolling. As an adult it’s easier for us to be more self-aware of how much time we are spending looking at our smartphones. But for a child they can struggle to recognise when it’s time to put the iPad down without adult intervention. Perhaps … Continue reading Does Your Child Have a Technology Addiction?
When I first started setting goals I used to pump myself listening to YouTube motivational porn like this... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgmVOuLgFB0&t=280s Fantastic motivator to pump you up for doing something (as long as you don't fall in the trap of consuming more videos). Something which always peaked my curiosity was a sound bite from a motivational speaker … Continue reading I took the Eric Thomas ‘No sleep’ advice literally, here’s what happened…
Busy lives An excuse people always use not to invest in themselves is that their lives are “too busy”, but what are they doing with their time? People say they are busy, but yet it’s normal routine for them to mindlessly scroll through TV channels looking for entertainment for the evening to fill the void. … Continue reading Busy lives
The consequence of the misfortune: Alan Watts Today I want to share this informative parable I heard from Alan Watts about a Chinese farmer, as it offers a different perspective about the consequence of when good and bad things happen to us Once upon a time there was a Chinese farmer who lost a horse, … Continue reading The consequence of the misfortune: Alan Watts
Just do it. If you are fat and on the verge of calling to setup your gym membership stop reading this post and get it done right now! For the rest, advice to considering when joining a gym If you have fears and concerns please keep reading... No one cares A fundamental truth about the … Continue reading Advice for fat people considering gym membership
Are you taking part in Tough Mudder, Spartan or another obstacle course race? You are probably aware that a mainstay feature of these races is the monkey bars! Some people do this effortlessly but if you are anything like me then you probably have found them a struggle! Keep trying, keep failing: I have put … Continue reading Develop a Gorilla grip and conquer the monkey bars
So you want to be a writer by Charles Bukowski if it doesn't come bursting out of you in spite of everything, don't do it. unless it comes unasked out of your heart and your mind and your mouth and your gut, don't do it. if you have to sit for hours staring at your … Continue reading So you want to be a writer?
Hello dear reader, Upon the positive feedback on my post writing good comments on a blog, I thought I would extend my advice to another area that irritates me in the world of blogging and blog writing. The irritant is when a site or an author takes the piss out of their loyal readers. Firstly I will … Continue reading Perfect Blogging: Don’t take the piss
I was browsing fitness videos on YouTube yesterday and I came across this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FT0Qi-vWBY If you don't have time to watch, basically it is a guy making sarcastic and amusing comments of people working out - doing stupid routines, dropping weights, etc, etc. I am not sure if I should laugh, because if you are … Continue reading Gym Fails
As part of my drive to fix my bike and cycle it regularly, I decided that I would improve my skills so I felt confident to make basic repairs on my bike. I typed in Bike Maintenance course into Google and came up with the Fix it! class run by the people at Evans Cycles. So … Continue reading Fix it! – Bike Maintenance Course review
In the lead up to doing Badass Mudder, I have been watching a lot of YouTube videos to get inspiration. For some reason I am drawn to the YouTube comments, which seem to be the place for others to share their own insecurities or hatred. If you look at any crossfit video you probably will … Continue reading It’s what works for you