One Nasty Habit You Really Need to Drop

Multitasking: Just Don't Do it

Ah multitasking – you know the story: it’s what women are supposedly very good at, and it’s the thing all super-busy CEOs and mothers of toddlers do in order to cleverly cram all their errands into their crowded schedules. If you ate breakfast in the car this morning, all while Whatsapping a friend, fiddling with […]

Having the Guts to be… Different

Having the Guts to be Different

Chat with any therapist and they’ll tell you that the majority of their clients bring them some form of the problem, “is this normal?” We’re social beings, and even if we don’t like to admit it, we care about fitting in. We understand that there’s an acceptable narrative for what our lives should look like. Looking at […]

Is Your News Media Habit Making You a Shitty Person?

Is Your News Media Habit Making You a Shitty Person?

You wake up and the first thing you do is check your news feed. You listen to the voices of presenters describe the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people, or corruption in countries you’ve never been to, or how American corporations are behind the wholesale destruction of the environment. And that’s just before you’ve […]

A Silent Addiction: Is Porn Ruining Your Life?

Is Porn Ruining Your Life?

While most people are more than happy to give their opinion on tobacco use, alcoholism or whether marijuana should be legal, bring up porn consumption and the conversation will suddenly shift. Our nation’s attitude to pornography seems an ambiguous one: half-hearted condemnation, embarrassment and the resignation that, well, it just can’t be avoided anymore. That’s […]

How to Support Someone Who Experienced Rape

Worried woman comforting a rape victim.

Last year, almost 300,000 women in America were raped. Most of them were raped by someone they knew, possibly even loved and trusted. Rape has been called the worst form of personal assault by many experts, and is alarmingly common. But how many people do you personally know of that have been raped? Think about it […]

Could You Be Suffering from PTSD?

Man experiencing PTSD after his car accident.

If you or someone close to you has recently experienced a violent or traumatic event, there’s a possibility of developing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Only a trained mental health professional can diagnose PTSD, but if you suspect this is what’s behind the symptoms you or someone else is experiencing, read on. A traumatic event […]

Think Like a Spartan: The Continuous Combat Mindset

Thinking like a Spartan means developing a continuous Combat Mindset

Once you start to think about it, there’s really no area of life that isn’t improved by adding a little mental toughness and resolve to the mix. Cultivate a Combat Mindset and you reap the added side effects of strengthened discipline, mental and physical agility and a moral code that’s all your own. In other […]

The Day That Changed Everything

Attacked by Terrorists

Someone asked me one time – what I did for work. Naturally, I said the first thing that came to my mind. I do that alot, and sometimes it causes nothing but trouble… which is why those that really know me, know that I truly believe that I will never have to apologize for something […]

The Hard Truth About Helping Domestic Violence Victims

It can be hard to help domestic violence victims.

For something that gets relatively little attention, domestic violence is surprisingly common, with estimates saying that one in every four women will experience it at some point in their lives. But where does that leave you as someone on the outside who desperately wants to help? Because most people are so unfamiliar and uncomfortable with […]

Shaking Off Victim Mentality: First Step in Self Defense

It's important to shake off the victim mentality to be effective at self defense.

There are, as everyone likes to say, two kinds of people in this world: Those who face trouble head on and those who run away from it; Those who fight and those who roll over; Those with a victim mentality and those with a predator mentality; Protectors and the protected; Cops and robbers; Predators and […]