Getting Serious


I’ve spent quite a bit of time contemplating things over the last week. I’m well past the halfway mark of my teaching contract here in Tainan and I need to figure out exactly what direction I am going to be headed in afterwards. Today marks one year since I arrived in Taiwan. In the last year, I have been fortunate … Read More

I miss travelling


While I’m still living and working in Taiwan, I have been thinking recently about the two months I spent travelling Asia early last year. I do miss the ultimate freedom that comes with travelling alone. It’s one of the few things I’ve done that really made me feel alive. I’m the type of person that can easily get stuck in … Read More

3 commitments


3 ways I can improve over the next year.    1. Take one day at a time. Return to your routine. Take pride in small actions. Be present and enjoy life.   2. Don’t get so caught up in your own world and practice providing value for others.   3. Focus on the important tasks. Know every problem can be … Read More

Vision board


If I said to you right now “What do you want out of life?” How would you answer? Most people would need some time to think about it before answering the question. Some wouldn’t be able to answer at all. I have never been particularly focused on what I want. And if someone asked me it would take me some … Read More

Weather Productivity


bad weather

It’s getting quite cold here now. Not as cold as back In the UK but still cold compared to the temperature I have gotten used to here in Taiwan.   I think today has been the coldest day so far. There was an Earthquake last night and this morning when my alarm went off at 6 am. The usual time … Read More

Spreading Yourself Too Thin


  In a previous blog post from last year I talked about the concept of “mastery” and how applying long term commitment towards a skill or craft will often produce outstanding and unimaginable results in your life.  In this post, I want to talk a little bit about my own situation (as always) and link back mastery also. I’ve always … Read More

Time to change


I couldn’t sleep last night. My brain was active thinking about different topics. There was one thing specifically that I couldn’t get out of my head and that is going to be the topic of today’s blog.   I have talked quite a lot about the value of reading and listening to audio books. It’s something I do a lot … Read More