This year I learnt lots of important lessons about speaking up. When we speak up we're being our authentic selves instead of hiding who we are. When we speak up we give people that care about us the opportunity to support us. When we speak up it's how we express that we value and care … Continue reading What happens when we speak up?
I committed myself to writing and sharing it on this blog over 3 years ago. Sometimes it's easy but other times it feels difficult to do. Sometimes I want to write about the world or social media and other times I want to share what I've learnt about myself through self-exploration. The personal posts come … Continue reading What’s it like?
When your life gets overwhelming and everything feels like too much, you might need to strip things back for a little while. When you remove things from your life it makes you realise whether you really want or even need them. You could log out of your social media accounts (or at least mute everyone … Continue reading Stripped back
Something really interesting happens when you start spending time alone. You learn a lot about yourself. You learn what you like to do, how you like to spend your time, what brings you joy, what fulfills you and so much more outside of your relationships with other people. So often we learn about ourselves in … Continue reading Alone time
The familiarity of what you know might be the thing that keeps you from exploring other ideas or options. Let's take the example of food. Imagine you go to a restaurant and order the duck. Now imagine the duck is incredibly delicious and so each time you go back, you order the same thing. You … Continue reading Sticking with what you know
I think the idea of being curious is something often associated with childhood. You think of being at a young age where you have lots of questions and so you ask them not really thinking about whether or not you should. But then we get older, for a large majority of people asking questions is … Continue reading Making the case for curiosity
The idea of exploring is one I don't think is valued enough. I don't mean travelling and exploring new countries or cities, I mean exploring self. Being able to know your own limits whilst also being able to put yourself out there and experience new things. It's so easy to stay within the remit of … Continue reading Saying yes to exploration
I think that most people go through the stage at some point in their lives where they're in search of something. You might call it finding yourself, getting to know you, self-exploration and so on. It's an important part of life that effects your career path, the friends you make time for, the people you … Continue reading In search of something