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…

Reflections of a mature student: Heading into my final year

This series is just a reflection of my college experiences from a mature student perspective. College is rapidly approaching and after an unavoidable year off from finishing my degree I am heading back to the class room to finish my degree. Originally I took up blogging as a way to reflect on the difficulties of…

Just Do It

For a long time I wanted to go back to college, when I finished school the economic crash happened. I had to get a job. After a couple of years in the same job with no prospects of advancing up the ladder, my manager didn’t like me, ( I’ll get to why I know he…

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…