Family First

In psychology, decision-making is regarded as the cognitive process resulting in the selection of a belief or a course of action among several alternative possibilities. Every decision-making process produces a final choice, which may or may not prompt action. Sometimes tough decisions need to be made, sometimes you need to make a mind over heart […]

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When I started out this blog at the beginning of this year, I could never have imagined I would be sailing 1000 nautical miles across the Atlantic, spending 8 days non stop sailing and living aboard a classic yacht. You work in shift patterns of 3 hours on and 6 hours off, 24 hours a […]

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Heading West

Post the exam high, I have reflected over the past 2 weeks, What’s the reason for getting up in the morning? Just trying to answer such a big question can be very daunting, the Japanese concept of ‘ikigai’ helps. Originating from a country with one of the world’s oldest populations, the idea is becoming popular […]

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The exam…

The Yachtmaster offshore exam is very much like taking your driving test, with both practical and theory tests that you are independently examined on. They call it the ‘ticket’ because once you have it, a whole host of opportunities opens up for you as a skipper – 3/5th of the world becomes your playground. You […]

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