My Existential Crisis


I am in the midst of an existential crisis. It all started on January 1st 2014. That’s the day that I started this blog and that’s the day that I decided that I am going to improve myself in every way possible and tell you all about it. My goal is to ultimately be a […]

32 Quotes from Jim Rohn

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Here is a big list of Jim Rohn quotes for no other reason than that I like quotes and I like Jim Rohn. Enjoy! Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.   We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.   Affirmation without […]

How safe is your Quality of Life from Pain?


Pain sucks Pain hurts. It’s horrible, it’s consuming, and if you let it – it will ruin your quality of life. I don’t need to tell you how important your quality of life is. You should be working on making your life better, avoiding pitfalls and setbacks, and prospering. But pain can stop you in […]

TED Talks – Some great resources that you need to know about


I plucked up the courage to do something that I have always dreamed about doing but was always too chicken to do it. Now that I’ve done it I don’t think that I will ever be able to not do it. It was that fantastic. I was finally brave enough to bring my laptop into […]

The Secrets of the Whiskey Drinking Masters


I was an alcoholic whiskey drinking teenager. It was in Ireland, so that makes it okay. But after waking up on the odd Monday morning with no memory of anything after Friday evening I figured it was time to quit. So I did. For a decade or so at least. I’m now whiskey drinking again […]

The Zen of Prison


Zen is about being present in the moment. it is about letting go of all your preconceived thoughts and seeing the world around you as it, not how you think it is. Zen is mindfulness and togetherness. It is both a way of being and a state of mind. Prison is harsh. It’s loud, depressing, […]

Salmon of Knowledge – Quit Wasting Your Time

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Mythology is the expression of ideas in the form of a story. The following is from Irish Mythology.   The Salmon of Knowledge The story goes like this – There was a salmon of knowledge who’s flesh contained all the knowledge of the world. Whoever ate the flesh would gain all of this knowledge. In […]

What I Learned in Prison – 5 Lessons on Happiness


Prison sucks. You’ve went through a trial that ripped your self confidence to shreds. It was long, brutal, and costly. And you lost. You were led away in handcuffs in the courtroom as your family watched on crying. You’re now locked away from your life in a strange place. The food is terrible, the accommodations are horrible, and […]

What The Superbowl Can Teach You About Life

The Superbowl. Millions of Americans watching TV and over indulging in food and booze. It’s the national pass time at it’s best. And just like the rest of the country sitting and watching the big game, I was planted firmly on my couch cheering along for a team that wasn’t my own. Somewhere in that […]

How to set goals that kickass


I’m constantly a beat behind the band. First it took me awhile to figure out that intelligence is not enough. Then I clued in on that motivation is the key. Great, but what I am to be motivated about? I have some habits that I’m trying to form – I meditated for the first time […]