Inappropriate Probings

It was a short text message that flashed on my screen yesterday morning- on Valentine’s Day- that stirred in me a desire to pick up the peann at this late hour, in an act of defiant retaliation. But before I go…

The Battle

Two years ago to the day at the time of writing, I made a decision, in what was initially an attempt to seize back some control. The months and years that have transpired since could be best described as a continuous…

What Makes Hillary Dziminski Tick

In ‘What Makes You Tick’ I get the chance to pick the brains of some inspirational people from all walks of life, in the hope that by sharing ideas we can continue to progress, push our limits, and inspire each other. Hillary…

Gratefully Aware

Have you ever found yourself stepping outside the confines of your physical being to observe your surroundings; a “Holy shit, am I really here?” moment in which you become a spectator. A sort of out-of-body experience (stay with me) that leaves…

The Courage Within

Imagine for a second, that you have just landed yourself a new and exciting job in your area of expertise. You salivate over the details of a delicious, permanent contract, with all the trimmings: handsome salary, health coverage, promotion and training opportunities, paid…

New Year Musings: F*ck The Countdown

The dawn of a new year creeps through the slit in the curtains; a rude awakening. Emerging from a self-induced coma, the remnants of the previous night begin to pound against your skull and scratch the roof of your mouth;…

What Makes Simon Rogers Tick

In ‘What Makes You Tick’ I get the chance to pick the brains of some inspirational people from all walks of life, in the hope that by sharing ideas we can continue to progress, push our limits, and inspire each other. Simon…

The Zahir

If you haven’t read a Paulo Coelho novel before, approach with caution. Each and every page is filled with profound wisdom; powerful messages lay hidden between each line with the potential to turn your perception of life inside out and…

Arigato, My Good Friend

Many moons ago- I can’t quite say exactly how long as the ol’ memory ain’t what she used to be- I took the decision to do Transition Year. Partly because the very thought of spending a year free from homework and the monotony of regular…

What Makes Chelsea Dinsmore Tick

In ‘What Makes You Tick’ I get the chance to pick the brains of some inspirational people from all walks of life, in the hope that by sharing ideas we can continue to progress, push our limits, and inspire each…