Reflections of a mature student:Changing routine

One of the hardest things about going back to college with a full time job is juggling the two, for me working full time didn’t make sense and had to take a back seat. The transition from working full time to studying full time was hard at the beginning, it is a different type of…

Becoming a proactive person

One of the areas that I have been trying to convey throughout my blogs from what I have learnt about self-help is the power of taking responsibility over my own actions. So when I cam across Stephen Covey’s book the “7 habits of highly effective people”, it really resonated with me. Convey talks about how…

A crazy thing that helps me write

Everyone has their own quirks when it comes to writing, I am no different. I have one or two that I am going to share. When I am looking to get my creative juices flowing I like doing housework, it really helps me get the juices flowing (honestly wish it was something more rock’n’roll like…

How to write more: Lean into the pain

There are two types of people: those who do and those who do not. That is the simple formula for succeeding in life. The world of writing is no different, you have the discipline to sit down and put pen to paper and finish something or, you do not. With all the distraction that now…

Love/Hate with the gym

Over the last number of years I’ve been terribly lazy when it comes to exercising.  Which if you knew me when I was younger would be a surprise; I was a jock in every sense of the word.  My sport of choice was basketball, for fun my friend and I would train and partake in…