Best books to be more productive
There are a plethora of books on becoming more productive. So many in fact that people procrastinate deciding on a book to read on procrastination!. Over the years I have read dozens and dozens of these books. Although they all present roughly the same ideas, there are still a few that I think are a cut above the rest.Read full story
2 Books that will change your life
It seems that every day we are exposed to more and more people providing "the fix" to all our problems. I too have fallen a victim to the idea that all the problems in my life would go away if I could just find that ONE special trick that all successful people do.Read full story
The top 5 Legend of Zelda games of all time.
Zelda turns 35 this year. 35 years since Nintendo introduced that little elvish boy with his green hat to the world. 35 years since the world of Hyrule took over people's lives and I argue, changed the world for the better.Read full story
Should you sleep on the floor?
Like most people, I have been ever so slowly but surely realizing I'm getting older. That pesky, never-ending tide of aches and pains that building up and slowly making my life hell.Read full story
Why I don't wear shoes
I have a confession to make. I'm a no-good barefoot hippy fighting the man and sporting questionable bathing habits. But the barefoot part is true. For the majority of my early life, I wore shoes nearly every day, but now that I am older I choose to wear them less and less.Read full story
Blast from the past: classic games worth replaying
The video game industry is going through a golden age. There have never been so many great games and the quality seems to be getter better and better every year. The problem is I'm getting older.Read full story
Friend or Foe: Has Your Friendship Become Toxic?
Friendships are the icing on the cake for most parts of life. They are crucial to your mental health and help you live longer and happier lives. But what happens when your friendships no longer seem to serve you?Read full story
Get Help! Why You Should Consider Therapy
Nowadays, there is a lot of talk about therapy. People choose to have therapy for various reasons and there are many benefits to it. Seeking therapy does not state you are troubled. It has become more common for people to have therapy even if it's just to have somebody external to chat with. I'm a firm believer that it's good to seek help and guidance when struggles come your way. This means you are taking a proactive approach to your well-being. Anyone and everyone can enjoy therapy. Whether you're in therapy or considering it, hopefully, the below will highlight some of its benefits.Read full story
Unconditional Love: Why Dogs Are a Man's Best Friend
Everyone knows dogs are man's best friend. You will only truly appreciate what this means if you've ever been lucky enough to have one. They have been our faithful companions ever since they formed a bond with us knowing we’d feed them if they stuck around long enough.Read full story
Best Animated films still great for adults
Not to brag but over the last year, I have become a bit of a film buff. Countless hours sitting in front of the T.V. have allowed me to watch pretty much everything that NetFlix has to offer. As well as HBO, Disney Plus, and dare I say it, any pirated copies I could get my grubby desperate hands-on over quarantine.Read full story
Rejected! How to handle failure in business and life.
It seems that as I get older, I start questioning what I know and what I've been taught more and more. One particularly big blind spot is that school never taught us how to deal with failure.Read full story
A year in review: Biggest Lessons Learnt in 2020
2020 will be the year we will remember for the rest of our lives. Twenty years from now, we will be telling our children what we did in 2020 and who we were. We will be talking about how the "great pandemic" changed our lives and how we adapted to it.Read full story
Feeling stressed out? Sad? These movies will help you smile
Life is stressful and in today's crazy world, it's easier than ever to feel overwhelmed. There is a multitude of self-help books, positive mantras, and introspective journals out there. But, sometimes these are too much or not quite enough, to get you through those tough days.Read full story
Stranger than Fiction? Movies based on true stories
The temperatures have dropped and it has become the season of couch cuddles and movie marathons. After a crazy year of watching more movies than you ever thought possible, choosing what to what on your movie night might be harder than ever.Read full story
4 things I learned from polyamorous couples
Let's just start with a disclaimer right off the bat. I have never been, and I will probably never be. So why would I write about something that I've never practiced?. Over this crazy topsy turvy year, I've made big strides to challenge as many long-held beliefs as possible.Read full story
What to do when you fear connection
For the past few months, I have been dealing with a difficult and at times toxic relationship. It can completely crush your ego and force you to look at some of the darkest parts of your soul when times are tough...Read full story
My dog is a lifesaver during this pandemic
Well, we are all still here. I'm not here to argue the merits of locking down or not locking down. I'm not going to push my personal views on the safety or necessity of getting vaccinated. I definitely won't bore you on the economic cost of this whole disaster.Read full story
3 tips to cope when you are about to breakdown
Let's face it, COVID is taking its toll on the world. Whether it's from the constant fear-mongering over the infection rate and death toll. Or the realities of your business or career-ending due to forced shutdowns.Read full story
When to let a relationship go
We were born in a time of Disney, fairy-tales, and happily-ever-afters. This makes it seem like a massive failure whenever we have to end our forever-afters. The social pressures to succeed at any cost have crept into every aspect of our lives. But it has no place in your personal life. If you let it take root, it will rot your relationships at their core.Read full story
Failed! I broke my Keto Diet...
Well, as with all my good intentions, they've collapsed like a house of cards. But what started as a reward for my birthday, extended into a birthday "week." and has taken on a life of its own.Read full story