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?
Our subconscious minds are the source of so much trouble and angst in our lives yet most people do nothing about sorting out the issues. Why is this? One core reason is that most people do not realise they have issues with their subconscious minds. So what does tea have do with our subconscious mind? A lot actually. I am in my early 50's and was raised/dragged up … [Read more...] about Tea And Subconscious Conditioning
You think I should work for free. Yeah? Will you work for free? So...you wanna: Take advantage of my expertise and experience without helping me out at the grocery store checkout? Take up my time - it won't take long after all. I like to eat. And have you worked out that if you lose just 10 minutes from every day, that works out at over an hour a week? Yes, … [Read more...] about You Want Me To Work For Free?
Today I read this article in the Daily Mail: Punched as he slept, friends tortured with pliers: As it's revealed the Queen Mother tried to stop Charles going to Gordonstoun, no wonder he called it Colditz with kilts The article reminded me of my time at Rugby School from 1975 until 1978. Though not the darkest time of my life, attending Rugby School was a life changing … [Read more...] about Bullying, Masculinity And Sensitivity – Part Of My Story
Poor parenting is a serious problem today. Parents have a huge responsibility. Much bigger than many realise. Have a read of this article: So are YOU posher than your parents? The key to social mobility is having a devoted and determined family It’s an interesting, moving and thought-provoking story. At the end, the author writes: "I had a lump in my throat as I … [Read more...] about Have You Overcome What Your Parents Did To You? (Poor Parenting)