A Life Less Ordinary

RAISED ON A DIET of American self-help books in my teens probably had something to do with my relative weirdness.

Tony Robbins had me believe I could walk through walls. Wayne Dyer convinced me that my limiting thoughts had created the wall. Richard Bandler made me doubt whether the walls even existed. Read more

Cold Exposure Therapy – Escaping the Comfort Zone

DESPITE BITING POLAR WINDS skimming the crust of snow off the surface and stunning scenery atop the Nevis range in the highlands of Scotland, I could be forgiven for having a wandering mind.

Skiers garbed in their expensive ensemble mumbled to one another, trailed by tiny tots who pointed to the figure emerging from the cable car, like an alien from a foreign craft.

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Kindles, Cats and Cold Showers

CHRISTMAS HAS COME AND GONE. A period in the Reid household where the magical fifth gear of gluttony is activated, powering through chocolate selection boxes, chomping down Ferrero Rocher‘s and guzzling bottles of Shloer.

Returning to something like normality again, I figured it was time for a fresh post – an update of sorts. Read more

Episode 6 of #Reid2Write – Life Coach Alison Cebulla talks Ayahuasca, Orgasmic Meditation and Cold Showers!

check123IT’S FUNNY WHO you meet on your travels. Especially in dorm rooms where the Universe, with its playful sense of humour, brings strangers together from different walks of life.

I met the next guest on my interview series of #reid2write in a hostel in Taganga, Colombia in 2014. She had just been mugged. On top of that she had also just recovered from contracting dengue fever. In summary, she wasn’t in a very happy place!

A typical backpacker conversation followed, hopping across a range of different topics until one caught our mutual interest, namely Neil Strauss and the pick-up industry. Read more