Between two skies and towards the night.
6 Big Things Things You Learn Joining a Rock Band
Spoiler alert: No band I was ever in became successful. Not even slightly. My music career was an unremitting failure. If you’ve come here to learn about music, forget it. I know as much about that as the next useless dork.
How Facing Fear Gives You Energy, Faith, and Power
“Strength comes from your struggle – when you learn to see your struggle as opportunities to become stronger, better, wiser. Then your thinking shifts from “I can’t do this” to “I must do this.” – Toni Sorenson
Do I Have Adult ADHD? And What To Do Next
ADHD doesn’t exist, right? No one can focus, everyone gets distracted, and we all forget things. Right? Right? Hello? I used to insist this was the case for years. I would grandstand in the pub, in the office, and to any who’d listen, explaining ADHD was simply exuberant personalities not adhering to authority by fitting into school lessons and corporate jobs.
Nostalgia is a Liar
They call it “nostalgia” and not “the past “ because nostalgia is a rose-tinted lens that distorts the past, a lens through which we bend and contort memories to fit our whims and desires, to have them slot neatly into narratives and weave seamlessly into wider stories we tell ourselves, stories about when we were younger, stronger, better, happier.
4 Thoughts About Age in a Superficial World That Worships Youth
I’m 44. Being over 40 used to bother me, I felt old, ancient, in fact. Weird thoughts crept into my middle-aged mind; thoughts about becoming frail, looking aged, getting ill, being redundant to society and being unattractive to the opposite sex.
Here's Why You Should Do Hard Things
Life doesn’t happen to you, it happens through you, and you are defined by the extremities of your experiences. You don’t grow in everyday life, you grow mostly in moments of hardship. That’s where you develop, that’s where you push life’s boundaries and define who you are.
The Quiet Excitement of Being at the Airport
The airport is still an exciting place to be, no matter your age. Well, a big enough airport is, at least. I've waited in airports that amount to not much more than a shed, and they're as dull and depressing as waiting for a bus beside a duel carriageway.