The failure of the ‘type’

Human beings can be both fascinating and frustrating in equal measure, most are able to exercise our rights of ‘choice’, sometimes to our own detriment. On one hand, we have an ability to learn from mistakes, however, on the other, some repeatedly make intentional bad choices. People who are emotionally and mentally balanced, would consider … Read more The failure of the ‘type’

Never alone

The holiday season is a time when most slow down and begin to think about spending some quality time with friends and family. Life isn’t all about work and this may come as a shock to some…work and earning money is important but we can be rich in more ways than financially, there is actually … Read more Never alone

You know you’re ready

So you’re single and secure, you don’t have any baggage, you refuse to settle, you utilise your time constructively, you’re holistically developing yourself, you’ve acknowledged that you are in the 2nd state of being single, you have an understanding of what constitutes as real riches and you have the correct perspective of love and colour, … Read more You know you’re ready

The Quotient-Quadrant

Many have heard about IQ and over recent years there has been a greater emphasis placed on EQ. However, as human beings, we have more to us, we have a full quotient-quadrant which also comprises of the SQ and PQ. In order to be “balanced”, we have to place equal importance and emphasis on the … Read more The Quotient-Quadrant

Single and constructively active

Keeping busy is one of the best ways to overcome boredom and for the young, keeping constructively busy, keeps them out of trouble. We obviously also need down (me) time, as we have to take time to look after all aspects of our holistic health and well-being. I have always made a conscious effort to … Read more Single and constructively active

Being Single

With the exception of sharing our mothers wombs with our siblings, as part of twins, triplets or more, our ‘Genesis points’ usually begins in singularity. We obviously live most of our child-hood as a single person and (as mentioned in my ‘Single and Secure’ post) we learn about relationships from those around us. Worldly contradictions … Read more Being Single

Don’t Settle

We go through life with differing attitudes, our expectations can be positive, negative or a combination of both, depending on our past experiences, emotional/spiritual state and how we choose to deal with others. The saying “misery loves company”, is true, therefore it’s possible for miserable people to attract others and have a relationship. However, in … Read more Don’t Settle

Natural beauty and other aesthetics

Being unique individuals automatically equates to us being diverse in our tastes and opinions. The sometimes emotive but always subjective, topic of “beauty” ranks high on the list of personal taste and opinion. Our character, nature, how we view life and treat others are the real measure of the beauty we contain as human beings. … Read more Natural beauty and other aesthetics

Positive emotional expression.

I was scrolling down my Twitter home timeline recently and I saw a conversation between two women concerning broken men and relationships. It reminded me of the real world face-to-face conversations I’ve had with females, who’ve bemoaned the emotional and broken state of many single men. We all know that ‘brokenness’ is not a preserve … Read more Positive emotional expression.

The Rich List

Still on my break from the books, I thought I would share another encouragement piece. Riches…The word provokes very strong emotions in people, for a number of obvious reasons. Are you of the camp which believes you either are or you’re not rich? Or maybe you think more expansively, believing that riches are subjective and … Read more The Rich List

I couldn’t

Taking a short break from the books, if you enjoyed ‘I decided’ I hope you enjoy this… I couldn’t, being born and raised in England, hate White people. I couldn’t, having a Black mother and wife, hate Black women. I couldn’t, loving my mother, wife and 3 daughters, be a misogynist. I couldn’t, share and … Read more I couldn’t

Team #McCoco and @g.e.m.s.life

Tennis and Football(Soccer), have always been sports I’ve enjoyed, both playing and watching. My footballing days are well and truly over but I still love to get out and play tennis when I can. I’ve been very impressed by the young American tennis duo at the 2019 US Open, Catherine McNally and Coco Gauff. They … Read more Team #McCoco and @g.e.m.s.life