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?
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
Optimists, Pessimists and Dreamers
I think that there are 2 kinds of dreamers. One is the optimist and the other is the pessimist. The optimist sees being a dreamer as a form of visualisation. That time spent with their head in the clouds is really just them being open to the possibilities of life and finding something that they … Continue reading Optimists, Pessimists and Dreamers
The DIY pick me up guide
It's currently the season of dark mornings, dark evenings, cold temperatures and bleak weather. In these conditions It's easy for morale to dip and to find yourself feeling blue. And when that happens it's useful to have some idea of how to help yourself. There's nothing wrong with feeling down every now and then but … Continue reading The DIY pick me up guide
5 things to do instead of blogging
For the past year or so I've been thinking about other ways that I can create and share it with people outside of blogging. As someone that has been blogging for over a decade across various sites, I often think about the alternatives. What would would I do if I didn't blog? The internet gives … Continue reading 5 things to do instead of blogging
Easy conversations only
When we avoid having conversations that we consider to be hard, difficult or challenging we are also saying that we're only committed to easy conversations. You then find yourself in situations where you're avoiding saying what you really think or how you really feel because you want to keep things easy. However, this just leads … Continue reading Easy conversations only
Championing free stuff
I'm an advocate for things that are free and accessible to all. We all breathe and so if something as common as that can be utilised as form of deep care for your body and nervous system, I think it's worth a try. If you can afford to pay for things that's great but I … Continue reading Championing free stuff
Why I started writing daily todo lists?
As the years go by, I actively and consciously learn more and more about myself, specifically the way I work. Years back I used to write monthly todo lists, I didn't realise it at the time but I was mimicking things I'd seen other people do. Sort of like people that are organised and productive … Continue reading Why I started writing daily todo lists?
In search of motivation
We all tend to start the new year with enthusiasm and vigour. In the beginning, it's easy to stay motivated because you're running on that 'new year' energy. Then as the days and weeks pass you have to rely on your own motivation. If you're unable to make changes at any other point in the … Continue reading In search of motivation
5 simple ways to improve your blog
Create cohesive content You don't have to write about a single topic but you don't want your posst to feel like they belong to 5 different blogs. Post consistently It could be daily, weekly or monthly posts. Find a schdule that works for you and then stick to it. Find your audience You might use … Continue reading 5 simple ways to improve your blog