In the past few months I've experienced various unexpected change. And in turn, I've had to change my plans. The specific things I thought I'd be doing haven't happened in the ways I thought they would. They've happened in new ways. If I'd kept my plans rigid, I'd have probably missed out on new opportunities … Continue reading What’s the use in rigid plans?
A love that is liberating
Today I'm inspired my past self who had the ability to write poetry with great ease, with little consideration for whether or not it was good. It's valentines day and I spent it listening to music I love, listening to a podcast that made me laugh and eating a meal I like. Below are a … Continue reading A love that is liberating
Have you got 2 minutes?
A few years back I was sent a book (amongst other things) as my reward for donating money to someone wanting to start a business. The book was called Two Minute Mornings by Neil Pasricha. The concept of the book is pretty simple, each page is the same. You write the date, something you'll let … Continue reading Have you got 2 minutes?
What’s the real problem?
There's a saying that goes something like, if what you're doing isn't working, do something else. It's simple enough and yet we end up making it so much more complicated. Sometimes we even complain about certain aspects our life as though we don't have the power and control to change things. And sure, we can't … Continue reading What’s the real problem?
A week without Instagram
At the start of the year I logged out of Instagram for what I thought would be a day but I ended up not being on it for a week. Below are my some of my thoughts: Over the past week I was reminded of the power of familiarity. One of the things that keeps … Continue reading A week without Instagram
Getting back to the plan
This year I'd like my content to be focused around social media, career/work life, blogging and how we spend our time. I've written hundreds of wellbeing/wellness/mental health related blog posts. I think they're important and hope that they're useful but this year I'd like to do more. My intention was never for this to be … Continue reading Getting back to the plan
A new years resolution by any other name
When it comes to new years resolutions the way I see it is that it's simply a record of what you want for yourself. The term new years resolutions has gotten a bad rap over the years. It's associated with a sort of temporary promise that you make at the start of the year and … Continue reading A new years resolution by any other name
My most popular blog posts of 2022
I have a page called top 10 showing my most popular blog posts of all time but today I'm sharing my most popular posts of 2022. The fear of getting things wrong Figure out what you need Why I started writing daily todo lists? How to avoid getting caught up in your feelings? A necessary … Continue reading My most popular blog posts of 2022
There are more than two options
A few weeks ago I was inspired by a reader to stick with this blog once the year comes to a close. I realised that it would be perfectly fine to just keep this blog and post less, it didn't have to be a choice between posting really often or not at all. I also … Continue reading There are more than two options
Finding the right perspective
If something didn't work out the way you wanted and you feel bad about it and you can't seem to shake the feeling, what can you do to help yourself? I often find myself in a place of limbo trying to find balance between the more practical side of me and the part of me … Continue reading Finding the right perspective