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Alexander McMahon

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A Game of Numbers

I've never been particularly concerned about my weight. I say particularly because it's hard to not have some degree of self-criticism, some degree of comparison with one's own imperfect body and the 'ideal', whatever the latter may be. Many of the people... Continue Reading →

Trial Treatment

I'm very hard on myself. This is something that those who have not known me for very long may not be aware of. I'm self-critical, obsessive, and struggle to give myself apologies or excuses. It's because I'm something of a... Continue Reading →

The Happy Choice

It was difficult to decide on a topic for this post. Sometimes the words just come to me - I know what I want to write about, and it's easy to sum it up. Other times, I have no such... Continue Reading →

The Hidden Cost

I had a productive day today. Productive, in that I've crossed off just about everything on my daily checklist. I've made lunch for the work week ahead. I've done some writing. I exercised. I practised both ukulele and singing. I've... Continue Reading →

A New Normal

It's a normal to feel a little weird, I've been told. Many of us are forever searching for 'normality', for a place in the world where we can truly fit in. More than anything, human beings love to have a... Continue Reading →

Leaving

My sister's leaving tomorrow. She'll be in Japan for a whole year on exchange. The opportunity of a lifetime, really, and one that will be benefit her in more ways than any of us will be able to tell. I'm... Continue Reading →

The End of Equanimity

I've always found that my patience seems to be most tested when my energy is at its lowest. It's no surprise that we become irritable and difficult when we're tired. This may be a slightly jumbled post, as I have... Continue Reading →

Deaf Determination

I'm tired. Or sick. I haven't made up my mind just yet. Life rarely leaves time for rest and introspection, but I've recently found myself to be incredibly frustrated at just how little of a difference rest has made. I... Continue Reading →

The Weary Way

I'm tired. I guess that's part of growing up, of being an adult and taking on responsibilities. As part of this maturation process, we find more and more to do. Ways to make money. Ways to self-improve. Ways to give... Continue Reading →

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