We all want to be loved but sometimes we mess up our relationships with the people we love the most. We get our priorities out of alignment. We take each other for granted and wake up to a different reality than the one we thought we were living.
“Activity is one side of the exercise coin. The other is sleeping.
Most of us know that we turn into grumpy old men if we don’t get sufficient sleep. There is no need to deny yourself sleep just because you’ll be sleeping on your own. So instead of staying up late watching TV, go to bed and get a good night’s sleep. Continue reading “Sleeping”
I’m writing Sanity Savers, a third book for the Living Alone series, to provide men, living alone after the end of a long-term relationship, with a range of options to help them maintain their sanity. Continue reading “Living alone – sanity savers”
When we first started roaming the planet we did it in small groups or tribes. In the traditional sense of the word, a tribe is a related group of people with some sort of kinship or other social bond. Tribes were about belonging, and in many senses they still are. Think football fans, for example. They even get dressed up in their team’s colors to hang out at games together. Continue reading “Tribes – which one are you in?”
It’s approaching spring in my part of the world. The days are getting warmer, at least in the middle, and I’m no longer walking home from the bus stop in the dark. If you live in the Northern Hemisphere you can look forward to all those magnificent colours as the trees shut down for winter. Continue reading “Coping with change”
Sometimes it feels like life happens to you, especially when your journey intersects with death, divorce or desertion; or you find yourself temporarily separated from the woman who had been taking care of business at your place. Continue reading “Living alone”