Category: Travel

Adapting to Change and Accepting Fear

During times of great change we can become distressed and uncomfortable, but it is within this change that we find space to grow.

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What’s the Cost of Being Happy?

I’m gonna keep this short. I’ll be honest and tell you that I’m hammering this out in the minutes before it’ll be posted. I didn’t give time to this week’s post at all, and that’s something I may have beaten myself up about in the past. I spent a few days away with some friends […]

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Road-trips & Guilt-trips

I was up on the West Coast of Ireland for the week in a campervan with some friends. It was great craic and we saw parts of the country I would never have seen otherwise had we not been under an international travel ban. I spent the week away from the keyboard. I spent very […]

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Mental Oasis

We’re not gonna mention the war. We won’t talk about that thing that’s on the edge of everyone’s covered breath. There’s no point. You hear about it enough now. Let’s talk about that which isn’t mentioned, the unperceivable benefit it has brought to our lives. This benefit is obvious if you take a step back […]

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Why Social Media Has Made Us All Bad People

Over the last few weeks there’s been a call on social media, mainly Twitter, to stop hurling abuse and insults at people, even if they do not agree with your particular world view. It was a good idea, coming from a good place on that back of a tragic suicide. Unfortunately, it lasted all of […]

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Traveling Alone: Some notes.

You get through security seamlessly. You’re surprised, as you always are, that nobody has checked your passport yet. You wait. Then you wait some more. You ration your phone battery so you can listen to choons on the flight. People queue up. The queue always looks like there are far more people than the plane […]

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