ThatIsBeyond…The near-death experience

To be frank, this week had been shit. I’m not somone who uses superfluous cussing to get a point across, but in this instance I believe it is warranted. I will not go into huge amounts of detail about why, but you’ll have to trust me that the level of unfortunate events that had occured […]

ThatIsBeyond… World Mental Health Day.

World Mental Health Awareness Day
A Photo Collection

ThatIsBeyond… Covid-19 finding my voice again

Having had somewhat more time in my hands than predicted, I seem to have developed a coping mechanism that sees me through the loop de loops and ups and downs of this COVID coaster. My life has changed exponentially since lockdown began. It is unrecognisable to me and I am most certainly a different man […]

ThatIsBeyond… Self-conscious

A self-conscious man is not what I wish to be, but a self-conscious man I undoubtably am! In the past week a cataclysm of telling events occurred, and this was surely fate at work… but it wasn’t until today that I got some sort of clarity on what this all meant. So I had to […]

ThatIsBeyond…My body confidence musings.

New Post! Only this time i’ve experimented with with the media of film! This is a little look at “body confidence” for a man in his thirties and how my wavering body confidence has shaped my adult life. It’s not all doom and gloom! Just an honest and open exploration of life under the veil […]

ThatIsBeyond…Frustration!

Frustration is one of those words that is often overused. The F word is often the go to phrase for a mild inconvenience (myself included) but actually this doesn’t even touch the surface. The dictionary (The Oxford English Living Dictionary, in case you were wondering!) describes frustration as follows: The feeling of being upset or […]

ThatIsBeyond… wobbling on a knife edge!

Perhaps, it’s just me. It’s a constant worry. I suspect I am not alone in my manly insecurities. It’s hard to tell, because let’s face it, blokes (in general) don’t talk about their feelings. I have struggled with body image for a long time – not a struggle with an illness or a disorder, but […]