The Leap of Faith

The Leap of Faith

Your days begins with the unwelcome screech of the alarm clock (in my case it’s a chirpy sounding melody on my phone). You struggle to prop one eye open, and then the next. You consider … Read More

The Sound of Silence


“Hello, darkness my old friend. I’ve come to talk with you again”. Beware the middle of the night voices. You know the voices I mean – those ones that taunt you in the early hours … Read More

Television Can Be Good for Your Health


I have really been getting into the American version of the television show, Shameless recently. In fact, my flatmate and I have powered through all seven seasons to date over the last month, with only … Read More

Make “Never Give Up” Your Personal Motto

Never Give Up

For many years now, my fellow Reinvention Man, Larry, has made “Never Give Up” his personal motto. Indeed he operates a Facebook page on that very topic – Never Give Up Teachings. Unfortunately, my natural … Read More

The Benefits of Life Without Clutter


There’s a common saying that “One man’s junk is another man’s treasure.”  What this really means, of course, is that what one person considers useless may be highly valued by another person. The problem is … Read More

Are You an Essentialist?

Planning for the Essentialist

You probably notice that there haven’t been many blog posts on here lately. I just never seem to have gotten around to writing them. There always seems to be something else that I have to … Read More

Let This Be Your Year

Let this be your year. We are now at the 5th of January 2017. Do you feel any different to how you did as the seconds ticked down and 2016 came to an end?  With … Read More

Reinventing Yourself at Midlife

Reinvent Yourself like a butterfly

If you’re not happy with where life finds you, and daily you yearn to be able to change your life, don’t accept all the hardships thrown at you, or allow yourself to go to the … Read More

The Life of Slinky the Caterpillar

Slinky the Caterpillar

I play two major roles in life both which I find very fulfilling. One is that of a personal development writer and coach, the other a grandfather. So today I merge the two roles and … Read More