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…

Push beyond your limits

Had a busy couple of day’s which meant I had been unable to post a blog. I came across a short story competition that I subsequently entered and that took up my time. The reason I entered was to push myself beyond my comfort zone and actually put myself in a situation that forces me…

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…