Soldier Up Sundays

It’s human nature to speak highly of ourselves It’s Actions, not labels which determine who we really are. Our Character is how we choose to behave when we think no-one is watching. Using the analogy of soldiers and their discipline; this episode of The Daily Locker Room covers character. “Planting the seeds of greatness” by … Read more

Hedonic Treadmill

Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress. I discovered the Hedonic Treadmill thanks to The Happy Movie which I have covered previously on the blog. Quite simply, the Hedonic Treadmill describes our ability to adapt to our surroundings in terms of happiness. So for example you go from making 25,000 a year to 50,000 a … Read more

100 Happy Days

Could you be happy for 100 days in a row? Ever since I discovered the Happier app, I’ve been aware that happiness is something to be focussed on and something to “work at” – it doesn’t just happen. 100 Happy Days takes this concept and challenges you to log one happy thing per day for … Read more

The Awesome Anthem

 I am awesome! A poetic reminder that making a living doing what you live for (like the national air guitar championships) is what truly makes you awesome. Living the life you want, following your heart and embracing your ridiculousness is the key to awesomeness. We are all perfection in process, rapture en route – but … Read more

No news is good news

A newspaper is a device for making the ignorant more ignorant and the crazy crazier. I’ve suspected for a long time that consuming news can’t be good for you. From war, to rape, murder, floods and all number of other terrible things- news appears to bring mostly negativity into our lives. So why are we … Read more