Over the past few weeks I've been asking myself the question 'what is this blog about?'.I've been thinking about the topics I share most often and how that can be encapsulated into a few words, a clear answer to my question. Over the past few months I've been in a personal development, problem solving, self-help … Continue reading Introspection and extrospection
Value in the workplace
When you go to work, you want to feel like you're of value. Perhaps not to the point where the whole place would fall apart without you but at least like what you contribute each day matters. When a person wakes up, gets ready and goes to work, if they feel like they don't need … Continue reading Value in the workplace
The importance of introspection
Sometimes taking the time to understand yourself can help you start to understand others. In particular when it comes to interactions and exchanges not turning out how you'd hoped or think they should. The disclaimer for what is to follow is that of course you don't need to internalise and understand someone treating you poorly. … Continue reading The importance of introspection
How certain is probably?
The idea of language, the way we speak and what we choose to say is fascinating. There are words you may use without really understanding exactly what they mean or how they could be interpreted. I recently received a message that included the word probably. My first thought was how far from definite it was. … Continue reading How certain is probably?
Exciting or comforting
If you had to pick between the 2, which one would you go for. When you think about word association exciting is probably associated with words like fun but also maybe risk. Comforting on the other hand is probably associated with familiarity and being boring. Despite what you might think you'd choose, if you look … Continue reading Exciting or comforting
A major contributing factor to moving forward in life is being able to let things go. It could be physical possessions, people or memories and experiences. An easy example is if you tried something and it didn't work out. If you can't let go of the thing that didn't work you may find that it … Continue reading Moving forward