Be Persistent

Alex is in a cemetery in Tbilisi, Georgia talking about persistence – why it’s required, and what obstacles to expect on your path. This one is worth watching all the way too. Come enjoy a meditative chat. If you lack direction and focus each day, try out my planner book: ‘Book of Lift’ — https://bookoflift.com/ […]

High Expectations

It’s hard to do anything when you are worried about the result – you have high expectations of yourself which stop you doing anything. You stall. You get anxious, and you procrastinate on starting. This is the enemy of doing anything, let alone making art. Alex discusses how best to deal with it. If you […]

Authentic Energy

Yes, there are many factors that determine where we get our natural energy from. In this film, I talk about how to change our behavior from within so that we generate real, authentic energy that will keep us going that doesn’t rely on unhealthy stimulants. If you lack direction and focus each day, try out […]

When to quit and when not to quit

I talk about the fine line between quitting and ignoring those things that are out of your control. I’ve always suffered when I have ruminated on things that are out of your control. I have also suffered when I quit things that I should have held fast with. Would love to know your thoughts, both […]

Writer, coach and illustrator Alex Mathers talks about what he thinks about ‘ruts’ and what we need to do to move out of them. What do you do? Would love to hear from you… – If you lack direction and focus each day, try out my planner book: ‘Book of Lift’ — https://bookoflift.com/ Follow me […]

Alex is in the rain walking about in Tbilisi, Georgia, espousing the benefits of listening to audiobooks (despite the brain cancer). He admits he has an audiobook addiction. What are you listening to? – If you lack direction and focus each day, try out my planner book: ‘Book of Lift’ — https://bookoflift.com/ Follow me on […]

Alex Mathers, coach, writer and illustrator, talks about this shift in focus and attention that helped him move past self-consciousness and anxiety around people. If you lack direction and focus each day, try out my planner book: ‘Book of Lift’ — https://bookoflift.com/ Follow me on Twitter: @iamalexmathers Any questions, feedback, comment below.

Let’s make a deal. By the end of this article, I want us both to be one hundred per cent crystal clear on one thing. You will know what that thing is, and precisely what to do every day from now on. In another article, I spoke of having an ‘Apex Goal’ — that one goal you […]

Why do anything worth doing when we’re not in the zone? When we write, we want to give ourselves the best advantage we can. When I write distracted, agitated, rushed and tired, I may — through some miracle — manage to write something. But usually, it won’t be much good. It will stray too far from the truth and deliver […]