Wow…its been nearly two weeks since I posted on here. I kept telling myself I would post tomorrow and then the next day and in the end here we are. I guess procrastination gets us all sometimes, the important thing is to realise that it’s happening, that’s half the battle. From there it’s all about having the self-discipline to actually do something about it. So what is the easiest way to overcome it? To work that out we first have to look at why do we procrastinate. Continue reading

Time to get healthy

So it’s been a wee while since I posted on here, I’ve been keeping myself busy with my goal to get healthy. Since I signed up at a local gym on Tuesday, I’ve been every day since for an hour each day. It’s been tough but rewarding, I’ve found myself feeling better and weirdly craving healthy food. It’s also had a surprising effect in knocking down the cigarette cravings which is good, from nearly a pack a day when I was working to now Continue reading

Being Bold

Today has been an inspirational day, after doing some messing around, I got down to the nitty-gritty of doing some learning and self inspiration. After getting myself motivated with my learning, I came away with three key elements: Constantly seek adventure and explore, Scare yourself and Act on what you learn. During a hit of inspiration, I googled ‘Wellington recording studios’ and found out there was one right around from my house! During a smoking break I decided to go for a wander and see if I could find it. Sure enough there it was, and just two buildings down was a great and inspirational quote:

If I was more forward, I would never look back

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How stubborness can be a quality, not a flaw

For most people, telling someone they are stubborn is not a compliment, it’s a sly put down on someones personality. Sure sometimes being stubborn has its downside for example: refusal to accept new and creative ideas. However stubbornness is a key part of a person’s refusal to lay down and “roll over”.

“There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.” – Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
Imagine if Steve Jobs hadn’t been so stubborn. Continue reading