Generation X: 5 Tips to Fire-Up for Fitness

I’ve been a gym junkie, runner or boxer for a quarter century or more (good God, I’m old). I’m not particularly good at any of these pursuits. But what I lack in skill and athleticism, I make up for in perseverance. If there was an Olympic medal for turning up, I’d win gold. And you…

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What If There’s an Answer Sheet for Life?

Monday. The weekend’s full-stop. The weekday’s rude awakening. Some Mondays are like a slap in the face with a wet newspaper. Lately, they’ve all been like that. How Not To Retire Early You see, the decision to retire early changes the way you see work. With only 5.3 years left in my career, I have…

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The Sudden Stop At The End

There’s no easy way to teach your kids how to live a bold, curious and adventurous life, without falling off the edge. I hope this heartfelt letter helps…

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Generation X Parenting: How Much Therapy Will Your Kids Need?

Generation X Parenting, with all its helicoptering, participation awards and parenting-by-negotiation, is falling out of favour. Did we get it wrong?

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Four Proven Tips for Anger Management

Sudden Onset Grumpy Old Fart syndrome can be tough on sufferers and those around them. This is the story of how I overcame anger. It’s a survival story – with fart jokes.

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Try Our 6-Point Self-Help Checklist: Is Your Life on Track?

Congratulations Generation X, you’re halfway through life. Might be time to pull the hood and do a midlife service. Try our 6-Point Self-Help Checklist to see if your life is on track.

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How to Make Peace When Generational Warfare Breaks Out

How two unsuspecting Generation X parents found themselves at war with their two Generation Z kids, and the surprising approach they took to bring peace…

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The Four New Secrets to Happiness*

You tried self help and your life still looks like it always has? Traditional self help is useless in the Brave-emoji New World we live in. We need self help tailored for the #moreblessedthanyou modern era. Fortunately, the new secrets to happiness are right in front of us.

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Crush Fear the Skydiver Way

Skydivers know they don’t have time to think when they’re spinning under a malfunctioning parachute, soiling themselves and crying for their mums. So they don’t even try. Here’s how they beat fear and find their inner action hero.

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Who is Generation X?

It wasn’t easy growing up Gen X; ‘rocking out’ to Wham, flapping around in parachute pants, pretending you cared what happened on 90210. Stuck between Baby Boomer parents and Millennial kids, Gen Xers have matured into a new, less blow-dried, set of challenges. And some sweet ass benefits too…

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