Befriending the VOID

Becoming comfortable with that uncomfortable place: the VOID. What is it? Why does it hurt? Why should you move towards it? How can you start to enjoy the void? And how will doing this change your life? Watch this, and tell me what you liked and did not like about this short film. Still learning! […]

Turn a bad day into a good day

It’s not always easy to stay motivated and buzzing with good ideas if we have committed to creating consistently. If you’re having a bad day, here’s a good way of thinking about it. Follow my Twitter for daily nuggets of wisdom: @iamalexmathers Buy the filming gear I use: Sony a7iii: and Joby GorillaPod:

Carrying yourself calmly and slowly

In this first episode of ‘Great Habits for Great Men’ Alex talks aabout his struggle with being fidgety growing up, and how so much changed when he adopted the habit of slowing down, and physically calming down, and improving posture. Hit me with great habit ideas to talk about below, for future episodes! Follow me […]

You need to get tidy

If you can’t keep yourself and your environment pristine and ordered, how can you expect the same of your workflow, your business and your finances? Whenever my workspace is a pile of crap, I sense the frustration even if subconsciously; I subtly lack respect for myself, and I wonder why I am sluggish and distracted […]

Stroll with Alex

Daily audios from illustrator, writer, and coach Alex Mathers on insights around creativity, business growth, confidence, motivation, and self-development.

Gaining and losing ONE MILLION DOLLARS in one year (with Cryptos)

I tell the story of my crypto-currency investing in 2016/2017 – where I got the money, why I invested in cryptos, and how I gained and lost the million bucks! Lessons learned, but at least I came away with more than I invested initially. Let me know if you want more ideas and videos on […]

Why every man must be building something tangible to be happy

Why men need to be working on building something tangible, be it a blog, collection of films, a house, a farm, a successful family of his own blood, a book or a set of teachings to pass on. Listen to hear more, and do let me know everything you like and dislike about this format […]

Two IDEAS that helped get the most results in my business

For those of you running your own business or a startup, these two ideas or philosophies (ACTED upon) will help tremendously, as they helped me in my illustration/design business and my coaching businesses. If you lack direction and focus each day, try out my planner book: ‘Book of Lift’ — Follow me on Twitter: […]

Circles of Aliveness

Today the matter of discussion is a diagram I draw to help me prioritize and identify the activities that are worth spending my time on. Those are the things that bring me most of a sense of aliveness. That is key. Alex shows you how. If you lack direction and focus each day, try out […]

If you feel like you lack purpose or meaning in life

A lot of people contact me to say they lack purpose in what they do. I have myself frequently felt a sense of lacking meaning in a chaotic and distracting world. Here are my ideas on how to find a concrete, objective sense of meaning, passion, and purpose again. If you lack direction and focus […]