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Friday nights in quarantine

Most Fridays for most of my life were happy days. Drunk days. The days I was released from the yoke to drink and revel and rut.  Good times. But since lockdown started and Friday nights turned into a night like any other, something weird happened. I noticed that — left to my own devices — […]

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Today is important

One evening a few years back, an old Super-Bowl winner told me about a prayer his college coach made him repeat every morning. It struck a chord so I began to repeat my own little version of it. It’s quite long so I won’t repeat it all now. But the message that would often send […]

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It doesn’t matter how you make the bed

You’ve probably heard of the US Navy Admiral who speaks about how making your bed can change the world. He even wrote a book about it — he was obsessed. But with good cause. Our physical surroundings affect our behaviour, and mess causes stress. Being the kind of person who makes their bed makes us […]