The judgemental voice in our heads surfaces a thousand times throughout the day… ‘Don’t be so stupid!’, ‘Why did you do that?!’, ‘What the hell are you doing?!’. Where this voice comes from and why it appears when it does was unknown to me for a very long time. I accepted it as part of my mental life, as part of who I am. I didn’t even stop to consider that there may be another way…

That was until a wise man appeared across my path and stopped and smiled at me inquisitively. I spoke some words and he listened…


I am currently working on a project and using mongodb with mongoose. I recently was implementing a new parameter into my schema on a project I was working on and I was faced with the decision about whether to use a ‘Nested Path’ or a ‘Subdocument’.

See the Mongoose documentation for more details.

I decided initially to go with the Nested Path because from what I read it didn’t seem to make much difference which you went with, at least for the parameter I was introducing. …


Cron Jobs

systemctl status cron sudo crontab -l sudo crontab -e

How many buckets of stress exist in your life?

Modern day is pretty stressful. Lets be honest… I know the older generation like to say we are all pansies and ‘Life was much harder in their day!’ but lets face it, every generation has its stresses. They may be different in how they manifest themselves but they definitely exist in all shapes and sizes. Stress also affects different people in different ways. In fact the same stress can affect the same person on two different days in completely different ways. Stress seems to be one of the major problems of our time or at least its being recognised as…


Joe Dispenza is a chiropractor, researcher, author, educator, lecturer, maybe even a mystic. He recently released a book called — Becoming Supernatural. It outlines different practices and methodologies that common people can adopt to achieve supernatural transformations and experiences.

Cover for Joe Dispenza’s most recent book — Becoming Supernatural

Joe has released other popular books in the self-help field including ‘Breaking The Habit of Being Yourself’ and ‘You are the Placebo’. Becoming Supernatural carries on these themes and draws on research conducted at what he refers to as ‘Advanced Workshops’. …


When I was 20 years old I was diagnosed with Chronic Renal Failure. This basically meant that both my kidneys had stopped working. I was ill. Very ill… I was immediately put on dialysis and just 4 months after my original diagnosis I received a transplanted kidney from my father.

It’s now 15 years later and I am back on dialysis. I had a good run for sure but looking back I can see I made some mistakes, pretty big mistakes that if I were able to repeat this time again, would definitely avoid. Obviously it’s easy to say this…


When you look at your body what do you see? What happens in your brain? Do thoughts run through your mind? Do you see words? Sentences? Pictures? Sounds? How long have you ever stopped during your day and wondered what is the force behind all your actions?

There is one view that we are purely mechanic. We are a mass of cells which make up various parts of our body and all fit together nicely to make us. A byproduct of this accumulation of cells is our minds and our consciousness and this allows us to have thoughts. We can…


I am a (fairly) long time meditator. But I have to admit it has not been easy. I mean where do you start with this kind of thing? I was initially attracted because I was noticing I was losing my temper quite a bit at what seemed relatively inconsequential things. Although I thought I was pretty happy I believed that there must have been some problems lurking just below the surface. …


I feel like something isn’t right with the story we have been told. I feel the pursuit of knowledge will not lead to the correct destination. I have grown up in the western world and I have learnt many things. But for everything I learn there is always something else to learn. Whatever answer we get we reveal 100 further questions. I see the continuation of this path as futile as it will always lead to a feeling of not quite getting there, of never quite having enough.

Having said this though I suddenly think about all the good that…

Adam Drake

Father. Husband. Music Lover. Avid Reader. Spiritual Seeker. Czech — Prague. Constantly Failing. But remember… don’t take yourself too seriously.

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