Something interesting happened in Irish sport at the weekend.
Sam Bennett, the sprint specialist pro cyclist, won the Green jersey at the Tour de France, capping off his sensational performance over the past three weeks by winning the iconic…
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You're not alone, and you're never alone.
You might feel alone, isolated, removed from other people.
That was true for many for several years as part of the increased digitalisation of life, where we are more "connected" than ever before,…
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It's a new skill of human interaction: the eye-smile.
Now we walk around in masks -- most of us, much of the time.
With our faces covered, we find that the irreducible beauty of a smiling face is lost.
Add to it that for many people,…
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When I was 15 or 16, and a thoughtless idiot teenager trying to be the big man, I said something cutting about my uncle within his earshot, and in front of someone else.
My uncle was a quiet man. He was unmarried and the only one in his family…
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There is an everyday challenge.
The screenwriter and novelist Steven Pressfield, in his guide for a creative life, The War of Art, calls it Resistance, with a capital 'R', and Resistance rises every day.
Fear doesn't go away. The warrior…
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Language is a beautiful thing, used in beautiful ways, but for many of the most important things, language is inefficient.
We become inarticulate, lost for words, when we are faced with the biggest moments in life, those split seconds when…
I remember listening to Brendon Burchard speak at a conference in the USA a couple of years back.
I was familiar with Burchard from a few YouTube or Facebook videos, and I confess that I wasn't sure about him. I thought he might be just another…
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It's up to us now.
The world is enveloped in a seething mass of division.
Left vs Right, East vs West, US vs China.
Meat-eaters vs plant-based vs keto vs paleo.
Racism, climate change, Covid-19.
Trump, Bolsonaro, Putin, Orban…
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An ambition of mine was newly discovered this week, while listening to a Spotify playlist compiled from some songs that stood out and brought my roving and restless mind to peace.
Late Date on RTE Radio 1 has been regular company these past…
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Ian McEwan, the English novelist, once recalled his formative years before he decided finally to become a writer.
During his unsettled twentysomething youth in the 1970s, when he and others took a van across Europe to Iran and Afghanistan,…
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