Living alone. An opportunity for self-discovery.

For your entire life, you live with the best friend you could ever have – yourself.

Many of us live our lives oblivious to that fact, and when we find ourselves on our own, we feel lonely. Some of us actually treat ourselves as the enemy.

It doesn’t have to be that way.

One of the possible outcomes of living alone is finding out who you really are. I say one of the possible outcomes deliberately, because there are others, and you need to make a deliberate choice to embark on a journey of self-discovery. Continue reading “Living alone. An opportunity for self-discovery.”

Lifestyle self-audit part 3

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Relationship with your significant other.

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.

How’s your relationship going with your significant other? Continue reading “Lifestyle self-audit part 3”

Why do you read?

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If you read for entertainment, check out the Inspector West series or The New Girlfriend.

If you read for information, check out the Living Alone series or Everyday Project Management.

If you read for inspiration, check out Sharing the Journey: Reflections of a Reluctant Mystic.

 

Sleeping

“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”

Living alone by choice or outcome

For some, living alone is a lifestyle choice. For others, it’s an outcome. It’s not a life sentence to loneliness – unless you choose that option.

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Living alone – sanity savers

imageI’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”

Tribes – which one are you in?

Stylized_MasaiWhen 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?”

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Living AloneDoing those things she used to do for you

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”