Acceptance or Change?

A few years ago I was at a work conference. Most of the speakers had been very dry, it was nearing the end of the day and there was one speaker left. To start with I wasn't particularly interested and now my thoughts were on heading home. This soon changed as the last speaker was [...]

Addictions or Reminders?

What if I said, as a society we are all addicted. There are commonly known addictions such as alcoholism, drug addiction and smoking which society deems as bad but there are many socially acceptable addictions. These include junk food, sugar, TV, social media, video games and even stress. They can all be considered a normal [...]

What is your focus?

From an early age I have been interested in and ridden motorbikes. In my mid-twenties I bought a motocross bike and started regularly visiting the local motocross track. I loved the way the bike accelerated, sliding around corners, flying over jumps, the tinny noise of the bike and even the smell of the two stroke’s [...]

Silence is Golden

  As I sit here writing this, it is my third night sleeping in a small shepherd’s hut in the Welsh countryside. It is near freezing outside so the fire is crackling away in the corner. Occasionally I can hear an owl hoot or a passing car in the distance. The main noise is my [...]

Best Foot Forward

Standing and walking are some of our first great achievements as an infant. Soon very little attention goes into these activities. As our feet are the furthest part of our body from our head they can often be neglected. It is said that an elephant can stand on its trainer’s foot yet the trainer’s foot [...]

Anger is a Gift

When I was in my late teens/ early twenties I loved the band, Rage Against the Machine. If you played their track Freedom very loud, part way through the track the music would pause and quietly you could hear- Anger Is a Gift. The music would start again. What is anger? Anger is a natural [...]