Fear is the only thing in life which truly holds us back. I disagree with FDR, to be honest: the only thing we have to fear is fear itself and spiders. But that is not very motivational and would be… Read moreFear is a state of mind
In so many ways, we are immune to the (daily) news of fresh atrocities in the civil war in Syria, many of which are claimed to have been perpetrated by the widely-reviled president, Bashar al-Assad. Assad has been in… Read moreSyria, Russia & The West – an unhealthy melting pot
I wanted to write a post which wasn’t driven by current affairs. It’s getting me down, to say the least. Everywhere you look, there is hell on Earth: war and terrorism in the Middle East (and beyond); the Brexit fiasco;… Read moreWhat Scares Me The Most
‘Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose’ as the saying goes – the more things change, the more they stay the same. In the 21st century, a time when we think that we, as a society, are enlightened, tolerant… Read moreEquality & Respect – A Thing of the Past?
Depression – the ‘Black Dog’ – describes the state of having as persistently low mood over a long period of time, low enough to have a significant impact on virtually every aspect of your life. At its mildest, it… Read moreThe Black Dog