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Alexander McMahon

The Caped Author

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Inspiration

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 →

Learning how to Lose

Those who have spoken to me much recently might be aware that it was my intention to return to University this year. When I missed the cut off for mature age students, I determined that my best course of action... 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 →

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 →

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 →

Fighting Futility

Sooner or later, it's expected that every responsible young adult will eventually find their way in life. It often boils down to two immediate options: get a job, or study. One of these decisions, whether I know it or not,... Continue Reading →

The Oldest Adversary

The title of this blog post reads a little like a short story. All my blog posts are stories, in a sense. They're personal, and true as far as I can tell. This post is a little complicated, because it's... Continue Reading →

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