What’s your flavour of motivation?

Are you making yourself miserable? Sounds like a stupid question, but what if the answer is yes?   After hurting myself in the gym (I was listening to good music and got a bit too enthusiastic about things) I’m been thinking about motivation and why we do things.   Nobody does anything without a reason… Continue reading What’s your flavour of motivation?

This is why you’re still unhappy. And how to get happy (+ a free bonus tip on how to actually stick with your diet).

This is how to take control of you own happiness. The principles that you can apply any time, any place.   Rules suck. You have to memorise a new rule for every single situation. I’m a big fan of principles. If you understand the principle then you can make it work in your life.   Think… Continue reading This is why you’re still unhappy. And how to get happy (+ a free bonus tip on how to actually stick with your diet).

What’s happiness got to do with safety anyway?

She was driving me absolutely fucking bonkers. I was trying to get to sleep and my little daughter was not sleeping. Actually she was wide the heck awake. She was jabbering on about her toy pony. Then asking me to make another warm bottle for her. Then she wants to help with the bottle, doing… Continue reading What’s happiness got to do with safety anyway?

My biggest self defense mistake?

I spent a good number of years of my life trying to “learn self defense”. The problem is I took this to mean that I needed to know badass techniques and that I needed to be serious and always thinking about danger. Not a good recipe.   I basically spent a long time programming myself… Continue reading My biggest self defense mistake?