Depression

How do you know if you have depression? I found myself in a situation where I need to ask the question to myself: Do I suffer from depression? Don't we all? And if you are able to tell how do you do something about it? With the recent events that have shrouded most of...

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Against all odds

When you need a break you need a break. That feelings inside you that tells you that you need to get away is just not going away. Your work, the place where you used to escape to is now also becoming an irritation. You need a holiday. But guess what? You just don't...

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The things that keep you sane.

So this year has been a long 8 months that I would prefer to never have over again. And although the hard work is being done that would hopefully restore the damage, heal the wounds and prevent the pain from re-occurring I cannot see things really changing until early...

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Learning to walk again

So I hardly post here anymore. All I can say right now is that life sure knows how to throw a curve ball. Just when you think one part is so amazingly off the charts awesome and rewarding another part starts falling apart. When do you make that call? When do you...

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Alien 2, 3 and 4

I'm busy watching all the Alien movies. Alien 3 and Alien 4 are complete crap. They should never have been made. But, they play a part in the greater Alien world and timeline which is still one of the most interesting science fiction worlds for me. If I had to mention...

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Alien

I posted my top 10 movies a while back (here). I realized how long ago I watched some of these movies, and its following sequels. I did Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit a while back, one movie (extended edition) at a time, and though it is wise to start with the...

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I’m a 6 not a 5 – Enneargram

There's something that has always bothered me about the Enneargram (the latest personality test everyone is raving about) tests. Actually I have the same resistance towards all personality type tests. Which brings me to my point: I'm not a 5 I'm a 6. Since the day I...

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Marriage- it’s not easy

I am starting to think these people that fly though life with no issues in their work, personal life and especially marriage are 1) lairs or 2) extremely lucky. And I don't really believe in luck that much anyway. So let me be direct. This year did not kick off the...

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Life update – Two months into 2019

We're two months into 2019 and it's time to take a look at what I've done this year and where I am with regards to my goals. More specifically...the things I love and decided to make more time for this year: Anything Tolkien: I started a twitter...

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What do you really love doing?

It is a new year and with it comes all kinds of challenges and exciting plans, new years resolutions and plenty of goals ready to be smashed. Right. As mentioned previously I decided to make myself number 1 this year. It sounds a but selfish but a healthy me enables...

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Tolkien lesson for today – shortcut to fear

Today's lesson comes from the book The Children of Hurin. This book was released in 2007 which contains a quite immaculate re composition and expansion on the story of Hurin. The story is originally found in The Silmarillion but with all the additional work available...

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The Year 2018 in review: Priorities

Herewith my highlights of 2018. Scanning through them I tried looking for a one-word theme as usual. This year was loaded with so many things happening, good things. I learned that 'good' is not always the 'right' thing to do. Good is the enemy of the...

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