PersuasYouthology

PersuasYouthology By Alan Forrest Smith I have 4 kids. I love them all to bits. One verges on genius and is an artist but he can’t see it. The other is a gentle giant packed and overflowing with love. The other is a punk and looks like he has just been with his band. The…

Lived to Death

Lived to Death By Alan Forrest Smith Julie is dead. She lived herself to death. She was murdered by advertising. She looked gorgeous I mean really drop dead stunning. Her hair was thick, long, red with beautiful Irish curls and would spring up and down and she walked along the street. In most peoples eyes…

New Years Revolution

Sam is like most people. Sam might remind you of YOU? It’s new year’s eve 2007 in the most beautifully strong country on Earth … Scotland. The time; 11:47pm. Only a few hours ago Sam had revealed his ‘resolve’ or resolutions for the coming new year. Out with the old ways, in with the new.…

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Invisible Christmas Man

Invisible Christmas Man I have this photograph of me as a kid on Christmas morning. It’s around 5am on December 25th. I am kneeling down opening gifts from my mum and dad by the side of our tree. The photo is interesting. It’s the 1970’s, mum and dad’s house is all orange and brown swirly…

Minimum Mentalist

Isn’t weird how the brain works? You see what we think about continually in our brain usually sets our standards or levels in life. I really believe that, do you? Let me illustrate. Peter was a guy that work for me some years ago in one of my hair and beauty salons. Peter was a…

Licentious Cash!

Licentious Cash! Who said money is the root of all evil? Lies!!! You see there was a   guy named David. David had everything any man could want. He was around 6 foot in height, dark olive skin, black wavy hair, deep green eyes and had the personality to go with it. David also had cash,…

Born Thug?

Do You Suffer From Being a Born Thug? You need to know, it could affect your future. I love Louis Theroux. His style of the ‘anti’ interview always has me compelled to watch and listen and hang on to almost every single word. His latest documentary was based on the streets of west Philadelphia. Just…

Propensity Praxis

Propensity Praxis Do you have an excuse for NOT doing something that could actually benefit you? I believe most people have… including me. For example. I know if I go to the gym, I feel good (and maybe even look better) I also know if I don’t go, I feel like a slob! So why…

The Cult of Self

The Cult of Self It’s interesting to realize that those who are truly successful understand the cult of self. It’s also interesting that those that walk tall, proud and clear are also those that really get the cult of self. Do you mind if I take you back into the Amazon for a second? I…