A few months back, I was looking at buying some reusable items that would in the long term save me money and reduce waste. After a quick google I learned that this item could be used hundreds of times (one site even claimed up to 1000) before needing to be replaced. And so I got … Continue reading Are sustainable products profitable?
Why people give unsolicited advice?
When someone you care about comes to you with a problem even if they don't ask you for advice you're instinct is to help them and to make the problem go away. You tell them what you think they should do or what you think will fix the problem because you feel like it's the … Continue reading Why people give unsolicited advice?
Just because something is on your mind, doesnt mean it needs to be said. It might seem like a radical concept but not everything needs to be shared. That idea might seem so far from where we're currently at because when it comes to social media it often seems that we should push the boundaries … Continue reading Words unspoken
Putting yourself out there
You refuse to put yourself out there because you're afraid of being rejected. Meanwhile, you're also not allowing people to accept the real you. Rejection is a part of life, you're not for everyone it's okay, it's nothing to be afraid of. Don't get so caught up in the people that don't want you, they're … Continue reading Putting yourself out there
Good enough for right now
Not everything will be perfect and not everything needs to be. Sometimes all you need to do is focus on making something that is good enough for right now. Maybe, you can make it better later or maybe good enough is all that it needs to be. If that's the case, any time spent making … Continue reading Good enough for right now
Making time for good habits
I think most people have a list of at least a few things that they can do to improve their days. Some examples could be exercise, being out in nature, mediation, yoga, drinking water, herbal tea, solo dance party, listening to music, journaling or going for a walk. None of those things necessarily take a … Continue reading Making time for good habits
Knowing when to pivot
There is a popular saying goes something like 'insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results'. But what's worth understanding is that sometimes you need to do the same thing over and over again. Take meditation for example, it's very rare that you get it the first time. It could take ten times, … Continue reading Knowing when to pivot
Sticking with what you know
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
More than you can manage
Sometimes in a bid to grow, develop and push ourselves we end up taking on more than we can manage. You think the challenge is what you need, you think you need to be pushed and you want to prove yo yourself that you can manage. But often you just end up stressed and overwhelmed, … Continue reading More than you can manage
Chocolate cake for breakfast
Chocolate cake for breakfast is a great idea in the moment. It's sweet, chocolatey and tastes great. But if you're working towards becoming someone that is healthier and eats more nourishing food then you might not want to make a habit of it. It'd be like saying you want to stay dry then going outside … Continue reading Chocolate cake for breakfast