You are changing every moment of your life, whether you like it or not. But purposeful change is different. You can choose to change something – or everything – in your life.
Author: Michael Carty
Mental health: Night and day
An update on how I’m doing, a year into this mental health journey. There is always hope. You can turn it all around. Day can (and more than likely will) always follow night.
In this moment, what are you most thankful for? Today is my 50th birthday. I feel nothing but gratitude to be here. To all of you beautiful souls that I have met along the way, thank you.
MJCarty snapshots February 2023
Badgers, beautiful winter sunrises and punk/DIY philosophies for the modern era… A selection of my personal highlights from February 2023, captured in tiny wee snapshots.
Listening can be the most valuable thing you might ever do. Listening can make all the difference.
Our future history
Our future history is not set in stone. It is shaped by what we do and how we treat others. What will you do today that might help shape your future history?
Shaking the stuckness
What do you do when you feel stuck? When you want to put pen to paper, but the words just refuse to flow. How do you shake the stuckness?
Every person, every soul
What should you expect of every person, every soul? What should every person, every soul expect of you?
Nothing is real?
John Lennon’s Beatles masterpiece Strawberry Fields Forever tells us “nothing is real”. Kevin Barry’s beautiful Lennon novel Beatlebone suggests nothing is real except the present moment.
Never give 100%?
Is constantly giving our all – always seeing 100% as the bare minimum – the wisest or most sustainable approach to life and to work?