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Embracing Your Flaws to a Happier You

“There is a kind of beauty in imperfection.” – Conrad Hall Benjamin Franklin famously tried to be the perfect person.  He understood he had flaws, but he strived to change them.  He created a list of 13 virtues and would make detailed notes of which ones he broke on...

How Helping Others Helped Me Conquer My Anxiety

Seven years ago I was sat in a pub beer garden. Sitting opposite me was my girlfriend. Tears were streaming down her face. I had just told her that I couldn't visit her because my anxiety wouldn't let me get on a plane, or travel to another country, or do anything fun...

How I Quit Being a Slave to Alcohol

“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” - Jim Rohn I couldn’t even walk to the bathroom. I had managed to stand up and step out of the tent, but I could barely put one foot in front of the other. My entire...

The Symbolism of a Panic Attack

So far, I’ve had at least three major turning points in my life, all of which applied to my career and personal happiness and none of which left me peace of mind, but rather occasional and overwhelming fear and the determination to fight and succeed. Of course, what...