The rat race and our search for Happiness

Steve Cutts’ video titled “Happiness” is disturbingly accurate portrayal of so many aspects of our daily lives. When I watch this video, I can’t help but wonder why we buy into all these promises of happiness, and chase them so relentlessly?

Being a Dad is mostly the stuff you didn’t intend doing

Being a Dad is often the stuff that happens while we are making other plans. I wrote this post for the Harassed Mom blog and thought I’d focus on how fatherhood is often more about our kids’ plans than our own.

Time is running out

In the background there is a nagging feeling that time is running out for us. We spend all our time trying to satisfy everyone else’s demands and rarely satisfying our own.

Jason Fried on “The Managerial Entitlement Complex”

Jason Fried’s post titled “The Managerial Entitlement Complex” raises some great questions about our ideas about work, productivity and the compromises we feel we should make.

There may be extraterrestrial life on Saturn’s moon

Space activist Ariel Waldman pointed out that Saturn’s moon, Enceladus, may contain extraterrestrial life in its watery ocean that remains hidden beneath thick ice.

If I could just go back in time and make better decisions …

Ever imagine you could go back in time and make better choices? What if you flipped that around and asked whether you could make better decisions today that you won’t wish you could change in the future?

A brand new ending

You can’t change your beginning but you can create your brand new ending to your life. Every choice is a step towards that ending.

Stress, Diabetes and a fresh perspective on Death

We’re now into March (wow, right?!) and I published some new stuff over the weekend that you might have missed; about work stress, Diabetes and a fresh perspective on Death.

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