How to Love Your Life.

Life can be full of ups and downs.
At times, for some people most times, life can be mainly down.
I get it and I’ve written about my experience here, hoping it might help others.
I’ve been there and it sucks.
The worst part is when you can’t see a way out.
It can seem like this condition will go on forever.
I know, I’ve been there.
For 5 years I lived in a friend’s old caravan parked by the roadside outside their home in a small country town in the Australian bush.
I had just been declared bankrupt and I thought it was the end of my life. I’d been a freelance advertising copywriter in Melbourne where I had, over the past 30 years, worked at some of the hottest ad agencies in town.
Now my life was over and I had failed.
Wrong.
So my best advice, the great wisdom I gained from the experience of wanting to die, is this:
When you think it’s the end and you have failed, it’s likely just the beginning of something new and better than you ever had before.
I’d lost everything but, as it turned out, it didn’t matter.
Which is the second most important wisdom I can pass on to you:
It’s okay to let go … of everything if necessary.
Let go and go with the flow.
It’s against all we’re taught in our society, isn’t it.
Yet this is the path from a life that you don’t love to a life that you do (or will if only you can let go of what hasn’t worked for you).
It’s a bit scary, I know.
But not as scary as hanging on to a life in which you no longer belong.
The third essential wisdom I learned was this:
What you think is what you get.
Your thoughts may be creating your reality.
Stop thinking and talking about what you don’t love about your life because your thoughts will only bring more of the same.
Start thinking and talking and reading about what you’d like instead of dwelling on what you’ve got.
You have a purpose, find out what it is and go for it.
You need to love your life.
I did it and have never looked back.
You can read about what happened to me and how I dug myself out of the hole I was in in my book ‘Back to the Wall’.
Get your copy HERE.
As you read ask yourself, how can you apply what I lived – and learned – in your own life?
I wish you luck – and love.
Neil

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50 ideas for a better life & a better world you can start today

This is where it all began, my life in an old caravan parked by the roadside in the Aussie bush

How are we supposed to live?

Why are we here?

What are we meant to be doing with our lives?

And most important of all, how are we to survive in the everyday day-to-day struggle to live a decent life.

Here I am today living the happy life in a small fishing village by the bay close to my family

I’ve done it all from nothing.

I mean nothing.

And I now know a lot that I didn’t know back then when my life crashed and burned.

Here in one book is what I’ve learned about real life from the ultimate failure, bankruptcy, to the ultimate survival in life, to be living my ideal lifestyle in a small fishing village by the bay.

Packed with bite sized wisdom you can apply right now.

With often shocking life truths drawn from the likes of Socrates, Gandhi, Walt Disney, George Lucas, Buddha, Gurdjieff, Benjamin Franklin, Lao Tzu and others, this is a compact exploration of how to safely negotiate the minefield of life.

Read the book, determine to change your life from that moment, choose what speaks to you and start putting whatever appeaals to you into practice.

Watch how everything changes – for the better – as it did for me.

You might even change the world.

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Best wishes.

Neil
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Do You Only Live Twice?

The idea is everywhere, if we are looking for it.

It’s in popular movies, novels, ancient mythology, self-help books, religions, in the James Bond movie of that name, our everyday lives.

It’s central to events that happened to me in my fun and entertaining book ‘Back to the Wall’.

Here’s how my second life began.

To quote from Chapter 4:

“I sat myself down on the public bench in front of the flats. The mountain air was crisp and damp. I felt numbed by the thought that this morning I had woken to another world, a new life, a different me. The world was still the same. Only I had changed.”

So what happened?

When disaster strikes, most people think the worst.

Which is a big mistake.

Instead it’s the time to think of how to get their second life started.

I thought my life was over. There was nothing left for me.

How could I have been so wrong?

As you will read in my story this was to be just the beginning of my second life.

What a blast that second life became.

And therein lies a lesson for everyone who meets a major life crisis.

I truly believe that we do live twice and a life disaster or crisis is an invitation to begin the second and, perhaps, attract the success and good fortune you deserve.

Read about what happened to me in my fun and entertaining book.

When we meet adversity in our lives, suffer some unexpected disaster or change, even what we commonly call the mid-life crisis, that’s the moment when we have the opportunity to embrace our second lives.

In the first life maybe we screw up. I know, it’s what happened to me.

In the second life, a new frontier may be inviting us to make good and to set out on achieving our true destiny, the real purpose in our lives.

But then, don’t think for a moment it’;s something being forced on us.

We still have free will, the choice to take up the new challenge being offered to us or to go back to the life that brought us to the point of disaster.

Read what happened to me after my first life crashed and burned in ‘Back to the Wall’ – order your copy now HERE.

Neil