How is it that I’ve been on this Earth so long, and still I can’t shake this off? Worries about the same old things. Grey, tired, tormenting ideas. Isn’t it time to stop? Can’t I drop it all and start anew? Take a holiday somewhere nice from the cubicle of my mind. Because I need […]

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Putting in hours of work day after day to little response on the Internet is one of the most irrational things a human can do. Yet that is what so many of us do do. Day after day after day. (And it can make you feel like doodoo). Why, Joseph? Are you off your rocker? […]

Introversion is all the rage right now. ‘Introvertedness’ is still regarded as something of a deficiency, or even a taboo, particularly in the extroverted ‘West.’  If you’re not outgoing, smiley, and not always seeking out new experiences with friends and new people, you’re, well, a little strange, and quite possibly a serial killer. At least […]

I want to bring you along in my journey; doing things when I don’t feel ready, mastering what I am insecure about. – 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.

A ‘Results List’ boosted my productivity in a big way. – 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.

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 […]

I spent a long time today here in Tbilisi, Georgia trying to find the perfect moment to make a video. That moment never came. And so I made a film about dealing with the chaos; the unexpected; the frustrations of the random flow of life, and not getting what we want immediately. It’s hard, but […]

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.

Alex Mathers talks about the conflicting info we often get from YouTubers and other pundits. Should we build on our strengths or weaknesses to live our best, most successful lives? How should we best spend our time? Alex talks about that here. If you lack direction and focus each day, try out my planner book: […]