HI. I’M ADAM.
I am the author of You Versus You: Lessons from Great Martial Artists on Developing a Fighting Spirit for Life. I write and talk about big ideas and give life advice that doesn’t suck. My work has been described as a new genre of self help— it’s based on practical applications, and lasting martial arts wisdom. Some people say I’m a pasty ginger idiot. Other people say I changed their views on life for the better. Read, listen and decide for yourself.
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It’s a struggle almost every person goes through. “What do I want to be when I grow up?” “What am I passionate about?” “What am I not terrible at?” For the most part, people believe that all you have to do is find the thing—that one bloody thing!—that you are “meant” to do, and suddenly,Continue reading “Choosing a Career That’s Right For You”
On the cusp of my mid-twenties, I found myself living in a converted cattle shed out in the arse-end of rural Ireland. I was overweight, failing my Master’s degree, and working an internship for peanuts. Let’s not forget the black pit of all dark days: my girlfriend at the time broke up with me overContinue reading “Ever feel like you’re in a god-awful horror movie?”
And why you really shouldn’t care at all… Prior to his retirement from Amateur boxing, Ronnie Pickering experienced the glory of earning a nickname, “One Punch Ronnie.” There are good and bad things people can call you, and in my humble opinion, that one’s pretty good. Names can be powerful things. They be used asContinue reading “Who is Ronnie Pickering?”