Original Inspiration for Original People


This Time Next Year

24th September 2015





…Starting our own business?

…living in a bigger house?

…10lbs lighter?

…Backpacking around Borneo?

Pick a plan, then execute it mercilessly.

The Great Experiment Called ‘Life’

16th January 2015

'Life Is An Experiment' Inspirational Artwork

Today, we’re going to play a little game…

I want you to imagine you’re a scientist, and you’ve been tasked with producing the best possible cure for a deadly disease. You have a big budget, a fully-equipped laboratory and a lifetime of research ahead of you.

What do you do?

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Belief Is The Difference

17th November 2014

‘Belief is the Difference’ – Believing in yourself, believing in your cause, believing in your dreams, and having someone else believe in you. It makes all the difference.

True Strength Doesn’t Come From Muscles

17th October 2014

'True Strength Doesn't Come From Muscles' Quote Artwork

Who are the strongest people at the gym?

There are people with amazing bodies at the gym that I can’t help but admire. Some people go to the gym every single day. They work out because they absolutely love it. They love the feeling it gives them, almost as much as the body it gives them. The buzz of adrenaline lifts their entire day. They have the toned physique, the rippled muscles, the raw strength and the cardiovascular superiority. They have the ability (if required) to bench-press me and the whole of my little family all at once.

They. Look. Amazing.

There is certainly a lot to admire in these people. But they’re not the gym-goers that I wanted to write about.

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There Is Absolutely Nothing Stopping You – Scary Huh?

23rd September 2014

'There Is Absolutely Nothing Stopping You - Scary Huh?' inspirational artwork

We like to kid ourselves sometimes that we can’t do action X because of reason Y…

‘I can’t go for the promotion because I’ve never done that job before’

‘I can’t learn a new language because I don’t have the time’

‘I can’t get into a relationship because I don’t like the dating scene’

‘I can’t do action X because of reason Y’

Now ‘reason Y’ may be very convincing (or it may not) but we need to be careful that we’re not just a tiny-weeny little bit glad it exists.

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