I wrote a post called 'What to do when you're feeling Meh.' That post discussed how to move towards feeling alive again. This post, I drafted 2 years ago when it seemed everyone around me was feeling meh, and I felt alone trying to always act happy because I felt it would be too much … Continue reading What to do when you can’t carry on putting on a happy face for everyone else
It surprises me how people critique themselves so harshly; I can be one of those. We should be our own biggest fans! But in a society that pushes a view that you aren't enough until you buy this or achieve that, it's hard to celebrate ourselves, and it's easy to see and dwell on our … Continue reading How to feel better about yourself
Your journey is your journey. You may be thinking that you've taken a wrong turn somewhere and are looking back to how things used to be and wishing that you could be who you once were. But it's impossible to go backwards. You can't un-know the things you now know, or go back to being … Continue reading Plans and Purposes
Sometimes there are times in life when you can't help noticing how your life doesn't seem to be going to plan, or it doesn't look like everyone else's and sometimes you feel like you just want to change yourself. And for someone like me who needs a plan and thinks I know myself pretty well, realising … Continue reading Create Your Life
Sometimes life takes a shift and what you previously identified with is no longer there. Perhaps a job, or a role. What you've come to know as 'you' isn't there and it can be frightening and depressing. In this world, we know people by what they do, and if you no longer have something you … Continue reading Il Dolce Far Niente
Listen quietly. Absorb all sources of information and use insight. Take it all in. See every expression and gesture. Read the person, but let them speak, over letting your mind analyse. The more we watch and see and hear, the more we understand. We have got to come with a blank canvas; not preconceived notions … Continue reading Listening on the Next Level
Hello again! I’ve been off the blog scene for a little while, but I’m back and hoping to stick around. This past year was a hectic whirlwind, working full time and self teaching an A level, combined with lots of personal changes. Then to top it off, I just went travelling in New Zealand! It was an … Continue reading 8 Ways to De-Stress.