Do you have a dog?

Depression is the inability to construct a future. This Upworthy piece was shared by a friend on Facebook recently and it really rang true with me. Despite not being much of a dog person, it turns out I’ve been a proud dog owner for many years- although the size of my dog has varied as … Read more


What’s the point of living average? Make Me Successful .com is the creation of Amtej Dosanjh, who like me, has decided to create an online outlet for the creative things he finds in the hope they will provide value and inspiration for others. The website began in December 2011 and is still going strong. So … Read more

The world’s ugliest woman

Everything has beauty, not everyone sees it Lizzie Velasquez is a truly inspiring person. Motivational speaker, optimist and extremely funny to boot, Lizzie has had a tough life dealing with a rare condition which means she is unable to gain weight. In the video below which gives you an introduction to Lizzie and how she … Read more


Where focus goes, energy flows. If you want a sobering insight into where your life is heading then a timechart may be for you. I came up with this idea one morning as I lay in bed not wanting to get up and finally start my morning excercise regime – in fact I’d had this … Read more

Sell your crap. Pay off your debt. Do what you love. I initially resisted sharing this site. I was unsure how relevant it may be for you (my faithful reader) in your pursuit of inspiring material and ideas for a better life. That was until I truly understood what manvsdebt is all about. And it’s … Read more