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?
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
4 Things that might be better than social media
This year I've found myself losing interest in social media. Sometimes social media feels like standing in a crowded room where everyone is shouting and you're searching for something but don't really know what you're looking for. Our time is precious and so rather than spending 15 minutes scrolling twitter reading tweets that you don't … Continue reading 4 Things that might be better than social media
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
Five free things that help
Knowing what helps you when you feel stuck or find yourself in a difficult situation is one of the best things that you can do for yourself. The things I've included below help me for more than just the moment I do them. There have been times I've done things that are much more grand … Continue reading Five free things that help
5 things I’ve learnt from being back in the office full-time
After 18 months of working from home, I changed jobs and found myself back in the office full-time. Here's some of what it taught me: I don't need to be thereAfter working from home full-time for around 18 months, it's clear that being in an office full-time doesn't need to be mandatory for a lot … Continue reading 5 things I’ve learnt from being back in the office full-time
What to do when you feel like you don’t have enough time?
I think this happens to us all from time to time. Stress and anxiety can result in time 'speeding up'. You spend so much time feeling overwhelmed that by the time you go to take action, it already feels like it's too late. And so you go back to feeling overwhelmed again and the cycle … Continue reading What to do when you feel like you don’t have enough time?
7 types of people to unfollow on Instagram
I regularly update who I follow on Instagram. I do this because I understand that even if it is only in a small way, who I follow impacts me. Social media can have you invested in the lives of strangers, influence you to waste money on things you don't really want and serve as an … Continue reading 7 types of people to unfollow on Instagram
5 things to do for when you feel stuck
It is really easy to give advice in hindsight or just from an outsiders perspective. However, when you are in the midst of a personal challenge it can be difficult to know how to help yourself in the moment. It's something that takes time and practice. I've had plenty of times when I've felt stuck. … Continue reading 5 things to do for when you feel stuck