When Life is Hard You Have to Change

Addiction and change Life can most definitely be hard at times. Life can be cruel, twisted and merciless. Equally, life can be breathtaking and wonderful. So what prompted me to reflect on such aspects of life? I have just been listening to Blind Melon’s self-titled debut album released in 1992. It was track six, Change that resonated with me … Continue reading When Life is Hard You Have to Change

The Funny Side of Being a Vulnerable Writer

How 26 letters helped save my life In 2016 my world turned upside down. What ensued was something akin to a very dark comedy. And I was the hapless, down-on-his-luck lead character. As anyone will know that has gone through an acrimonious divorce, it’s about as pleasant as having an enema, while the whole procedure … Continue reading The Funny Side of Being a Vulnerable Writer

Is Delayed Gratification Really That Important?

Delayed gratification refers to an individual’s potential and capability of delaying something pleasurable now. This is in order to obtain something much more rewarding or pleasurable at a later time. Walter Mischel undertook a series of studies now referred to as the Stanford marshmallow experiments in the late 1960's and early 1970's. The subjects of … Continue reading Is Delayed Gratification Really That Important?