Category: Self Improvement

Post Contest Momentum

I normally dislike these “philosophical success” oriented posts, but needed the reflective capacity of a “brain dump” that journalling affords. When I look back on previous life “wins”, one of the biggest mistakes was taking too long to bask in the glory and accompanying afterglow of victory. Achieving any goal involved a process of creating mini habits that…

Book Roundup – Muscle & Strength Training Reads

Bodybuilding, Training and Motivational Book Reviews “Never Let Go: A Philosophy of Lifting, Living and Learning” – Dan John – Dan’s competed at the highest levels in various strength sports and rubbed shoulders with some of the best minds and trainers in the business. This compilation of articles represents his accumulated years of training, nutritional…

Things I Don’t Miss

I Am Jack’s Reflective Rant In the six months since I’ve left my old life behind and embarked on this new existence of minimalism, nomadic existence and lifestyle revision, I’ve gained a whole new appreciation for the simplification and pure joy of living that such an approach begets. I’d say that the seeds were planted…

Starting Over

My old life ended on 20 December, 2013.  I had sold, thrown away or donated most of my stuff.  As the last school bell rang for the year and my class of kids and I said our final goodbyes, I got in a taxi headed straight for the airport – no looking back.All I knew…