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The conflicts of being a dad!

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Photo @ Danielle MacInnes

Being a Dad is hard and easy at the same time.

Because you love your child deeply, showing them love, affection, and kindness comes easy.

Worrying about their future in a world that has many distractions and the world where we rely less and less on our governments, scares me and liberates me at the same time.

But first, have you ever been in any of these situations?

– ‘I’m busy, five minutes.’

And five minutes doesn’t happen.

The worst part of it is you spent the past 20 minutes paying attention to other people’s agendas on Facebook, Twitter or any other inconsequential time-zapping distraction.

And all your child wanted to show you was what she had written or drew or built so they could get gratification and encouragement from the one person they want recognition from most. …


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Suffering from business anxiety? by Steven Sefton

Have you ever had a day in a business where one minute you’re elevated, on top of the world and next minute you’re back on the ground?

Yeah, me too!

Owning a business brings so many ups and downs. All in one day. Sometimes within a few minutes.

As an entrepreneur, you’re at war with evil uncertainty every day. Will we bring in enough money to pay the staff this month? Will that investment pay off? Will we lose clients?

And then, business anxiety kicks in.

Anxiety is a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome. …


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The Year of Rules by Steven Sefton

Every year comes to an end. Obviously.

But does every year end happily? Not so obvious.

For me, I always find the good within the bad. It doesn’t matter how many bad things have happened, my year will always be great.

How can I say this?

I’m the type of person that doesn’t let things get to me. I might get angry, hurt or sad at the time but only for a little while. Then I move on. You move on eventually, but I just tend to move on more quickly.

There’s a positive aspect to most things if you look hard enough and that’s what I do. …

About

Steven Sefton

Husband & Father. Digital Director at ThinkZap.co.uk. Rubik’s Cube solver. StevenSefton.com

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