"We cannot tell what may happen to us in the strange medley of life. But we can decide what happens in us -- how we can take it, what we do with it -- and that is what really counts in the end." - Joseph Fort Newton We need to decide whether to have a winning mentality. Not choosing is a decision. In my early life I was a big-time loser, due in significant part to my … [Read more...] about Are You Genuinely Winning At Life?
When I was young I was rotten on the inside. Nasty, disgusting, hateful and more. Why? Partly because of poor parenting; especially so in the case of my father. I had severe mental health issues from which I have genuinely* (*I do not take mind altering drugs - 'happy pills' etc) recovered today; so much so that I even count mental health professionals and doctors among … [Read more...] about Are You Disgusting On The Inside? If So, There Is Hope
It's the Santa time of year. When I visit the mall at Robina Town Centre on the Gold Coast, I see hordes of gullible young children queuing up to see Santa. But Santa sucks. Why? Because Santa helps to destroy trust between parent and child. Many parents love to lie to their kids about Christmas bullshit - but how does it help their relationship? Trust, ethics … [Read more...] about Why Santa Sucks If You Are A Parent
Did you know that while most men don’t perpetrate violence against children, about 90% of all violence committed against children is by men. The Polished Man campaign is an innovative fundraising campaign that challenges men to end violence against children. As part of the campaign, men are being asked to: Fundraise to support preventative measures of violence … [Read more...] about Me Wearing Nail Polish (Polished Man Campaign)
These days it is easy to overdose on caffeine (Wikipedia). In fact, some people even boast about getting their caffeine fix and tell themselves, and others, that they cannot function without it. You see this across the web; in social media bios, tweets, Facebook posts and more. Caffeine addiction is often presented as some kind of 'badge of honour', or thinly disguised by … [Read more...] about Are You Consuming Too Much Caffeine?