The Homeless on Happiness – Pt 3 – Mark

I just met Mark who has left me feeling heavy hearted. The first thing he said when I asked him about happiness was: “I ain’t been happy in a long time.” - Since he came home to find his wife dead as a result of complications from an ectopic pregnancy to be precise. That was … Continue reading The Homeless on Happiness – Pt 3 – Mark

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Ambition – Thoughts on attempting to row an Ocean and other things…

Ambition for me boils down to desire; the desire to achieve something. It’s something I’ve given plenty of consideration to recently. Around two years ago I signed up to row across the Atlantic Ocean with my Dad, my Uncle and a crew of eight other men. The process from the point of signing up, to the point of … Continue reading Ambition – Thoughts on attempting to row an Ocean and other things…

The Homeless on Happiness – Pt 2 – Jack

I feel extremely fortunate to have met Jack; one of the most open and charismatic people I have ever come across. Jack has attempted suicide three times, at least one of which he blames on anti-depressants. “SSRIs in particular” he says “send me from the most extreme highs to being completely and utterly suicidal”. I asked him … Continue reading The Homeless on Happiness – Pt 2 – Jack