How ‘Expert Syndrome’ Was Ruining My Life
Expert syndrome is a term I now use to describe something that has been very prevalent throughout my life and perhaps in yours too. It’s when the tools in our lives become purposes… When our priorities get out of order. In this post I’ll…
What If King David Had Instagram?
I often wonder what it would be like to rip someone from the pages of history and set them right bang in the middle of our 21st century… like what would it be like if King David had Instagram Social media has carved a unique cultural landscape in our day to day life unlike any other point in history, bringing along unique challenges…
Why I stopped playing video games forever (my gaming addiction story)
Today I’ll be my gaming addiction story and why I stopped playing videos games forever. Short answer: Because I’ve spent over a year of my life gaming… when I say a year I don’t mean 2016-2017, but over 365 days/10,800 hours+ of actual game time when I tally it up. The long answer. is…
Think Like A Dragon, Become A Dragon
Think like a dragon, become a dragon. It’s a pretty straightforward concept/calculation, one that I’ve been mulling over for a while. In C.S Lewis’ book ‘The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader’ – which is part of the Chronicles of Narnia – there is a character called Eustace who stumbles into a dragon’s cave….
Spoiler Alert: I Will Let You Down
I will let you down. There I said it, so don’t be surprised when I do. All my consistency, discipline and good intentions are ultimately undermined by one thing: Me. Here are a couple of thoughts about integrity, imperfection and embracing our flaws. But don’t worry, towards the end I give some action point – it’s not all doom and gloom. Let’s go.
What Are You Drinking?
What are you drinking? That’s the question Joshua Luke Smith asks in his latest song Headlights and the question I in turn am asking you today. One sentence summary: “Trying to find my hope, in somebody else’s broken bones. Water don’t satisfy my soul: no more.” – Joshua Luke Smith
How An Ancient Greek Strongman Can Help You Achieve Goals
Today I want to introduce you to the ‘calf to cow’ concept, a mindset based on the legend of an ancient Greek strongman called Milo Of Croton that I’ve found super helpful to achieve goals.
How I bought an engagement ring with spare change (£2 coin trick)
This is the 100% true and personal story of how I bought an engagement ring with spare change for my ‘now-wife’ Jaci and how you can save money with the £2 coin trick.