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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The beginning of 2019

This year there's much to look forward to. I am rested after a great break and motivated to improve on all my goals and plans I had in 2018.S This year I want to get back to basics and make myself no.1 again. I need to look better after myself. A healthy me is the...

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The end of 2018

Today is the 18th of December 2018. This has been a challenging year for me as I came to know what it means to really try and function as a human being with the sleep I had. I thought 2017 would set the record of how little  a person can sleep and still function but...

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Destiny or Fate

Are you chasing your destiny or surrendering to your fate? Destiny: There is one thing in this world which you must never forget to do. If you forget everything else and not this, there is nothing to worry about, but if you remember everything else and forget this,...

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My top 10 most influential movies

Let's post something less serious and a bit more easy to read. Here's 10 movies that influenced me the greatest over my life thus far. A-List: Lord of the Rings (All) Matrix (Trilogy) Back to the Future (Trilogy) Memento Blade Runner Terminator II Predator Indiana...

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The meaning of life

I've not wondered about this question for a long time. Why? I used to think about it a lot. This morning I stumbled across this medium post about a book I read ages ago, Viktor Frankl’s book 'Mans search for meaning'. Sjoh this was such an intense yet brilliant book....

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Tolkien lesson for today – The character of Men

I often think back to the fellowship that went on the journey to mount doom to destroy the One Ring. The fellowship that was assembled in Rivendell by Lord Elrond. Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin, Gimli, Logolas, Boromir, Aragorn and Gandalf. From the 9 of them who do we...

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Time flies

It's funny how the saying rings so true. You blink and before you know the year is almost over. 2018 has been blurry for me. As a matter of fact so was 2017. That is 2 years of my life where so many things just didn't go the way I planned. I say blurry yet I can...

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Restraint

  True power is restraint. These are such powerful words. For me thew crux of this quote is to be in control of your emotions. Wow... I consider myself someone who is generally in control of my emotions but there are times when you simply just cant. You give in and...

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Life update as the year starts going downhill

So I've not been posting a lot here this year. I know. I ask myself often how I'm doing and sometimes I don't really know. There are certain things in my life that is just off the charts amazing but then others are simply not nearly where I expected them to be. Here's...

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