Tired of trying and failing to build your career as a writer? Fed up of publications rejecting your work without an explanation? Eager to start making money from your passion?
Many people are. Few know where to start.
I’m Adrian, the owner of Mind Cafe — a publication with over two million monthly readers, 135K followers, and a globally-stocked print magazine.
I used to coach writers on how to build their careers from the ground up. …
By this point, you’ve probably heard a lot about our new print magazine.
What began as a passion project aimed at teaching people worldwide how to live happier lives has now developed into a globally-distributed publication, packed full of beautiful images and breathtaking articles from the world’s best.
What you didn’t know, perhaps, was why I started Mind Cafe in the first place.
In 2018, my fiancé was diagnosed with brain cancer out of nowhere. After eighteen of the most difficult months of my life, she passed away peacefully in the summer of 2019.
Deep in the throes of grief…
Personal development is easier when we help each other. That’s why we’re creating a brand new community of Mind Cafe’s most passionate self-improvers.
On entry, you’ll be welcomed into a vibrant collective of 200 people just like you, all working together to achieve their goals as a united force. Once those 200 spots are taken, the group will be closed to new members.
What else is included?
After months of hard work and patience, we’re proud to announce that edition three of our print magazine is officially available to purchase!
With stories from some of the world’s greatest creatives, including Patty Walters, Big Zuu and Aaron Unknown, ‘Balance’ aims to teach you how to find that perfect equilibrium in life. Whether it’s balance in your working life, relationships or on your journey towards success, each and every story offers fresh insights and inspiring stories coupled with some of the most beautiful photographs we’ve published to date.
I was only 18. After almost 7 years in a relationship with the kindest, sweetest and most beautiful girl, Charlotte was clearly unwell.
She’d always been prone to illness. Any infection that was in circulation would always catch her out, but this was different. This time, she was losing her ability to read, write, and even walk. We knew something was wrong, but nobody had anticipated just how bad things were.
Within weeks of things being almost completely normal, there we were in the hospital waiting room, anxiously trying to figure out what an earth was going on. …
We all will, at some point in our lives, be confronted with heartbreak. At the young, naive age of twenty-two, I’ve crossed paths with it several times.
The first was when I least expected it. Six-and-a-half years into a relationship that began when I was only thirteen-years-old, Charlotte was diagnosed with brain cancer out of the blue. Terminal. Eighteen months.
“Sorry, there’s nothing we can do.”
Charlotte passed away in the summer of 2019. Then, I reasoned that, if I could get through such a difficult experience, I’d make it through anything. Nothing would phase me from here on out…
As always, I hope you’re having a wonderful week so far. I’m writing just to fill you in on a few things regarding our recent projects.
That’s all from me for now! Have an amazing weekend everyone.
Just a quick one from me. It was brought to my attention that the form I sent yesterday about joining our new community didn’t include a box to add your email address.
Please could I ask that those of you that filled it in the Typeform yesterday fill it in once again here, but adding your email when prompted to do so.
My apologies for the inconvenience on this. On another note, though, it’s wonderful to see how many of you are interested in joining After Hours — I can’t wait to launch it with you.
Tl;dr: We’re launching a brand new self-improvement community. To join our beta for free, click here.
It’s ironic, I suppose. Self-improvement, though a solitary commitment, is made far easier with the help of others.
The benefits of being part of a community of people with a similar goal cannot be understated. Together, they can support each other towards a common aim, thriving alongside one another and providing a helping hand when one person might fall.
That’s what Mind Cafe After Hours will be. A thriving community of passionate self-improvers, all helping eachother to become the best versions of themselves.
Starting a career in the writing industry is a daunting task, to say the least. As a teenager, I always thought it would be as simple as leaving school, writing a book and watching the money pour in. Of course, it would never be that simple.
As any new writer knows, the start is often the hardest. In the beginning, most have no idea where to look. Torn between countless platforms, job boards and promotional platforms, taking that first step forward seems like an impossible task. …
Owner of Mind Cafe | Let’s chat on Instagram: @adriandrew__