New year, same me …. only with less time!

It has been some time since I last sat down to write a blog post and share my general musings, enough time in fact to have a baby! The result of which has completely changed my understanding of time and how to actually get simple, everyday stuff done let alone get my brain working and … Continue reading New year, same me …. only with less time!

Bounce back, resilience

Ability to ‘bounce back’ depends on our levels of resilience…..

Resilience is so important in our daily lives, it keeps us going, keeps us focused and able to believe that we will succeed come what may. It is resilience that keeps us going even when we think we have had enough and want to throw in the towel. I am often amazed by people who … Continue reading Ability to ‘bounce back’ depends on our levels of resilience…..

self preservation

Christmas countdown for self preservation

I love Christmas. I love the fairy lights, the food, the atmosphere and catching up with friends and family. One of my favourite nights pre-Christmas is wrapping presents in front of the fire, snuggling with the pups whilst the husband is out on his work's 'do'. There are also things about Christmas that I don't … Continue reading Christmas countdown for self preservation

When ‘letting go’ is the right option ….

I have been reflecting recently on the last 6 months (where did they go?!) and the change in certain elements of my life. Overall things feel better; less stressful, less overwhelming and more like things are falling into place. What 'things' falling exactly into 'which' place still isn't completely clear but even so I feel … Continue reading When ‘letting go’ is the right option ….

“I’m just sooo busy….”

This is something I hear all the time, from friends, from family, colleagues and also myself as previously touched on in my ‘Downtime’ post. Looking around at what ‘busy’ actually means across society it seems for some to have become a badge of success. Everyone is ‘so busy’, with work, with family, with rushing about, trying to … Continue reading “I’m just sooo busy….”

Expectations…… too high or too low

Expectation; (noun) a strong belief that something will happen or be the case From my own experience and lots of discussions with friends and family it is for sure that with high expectation comes the potential for disappointment. On the other hand I have sometimes told myself that if I have the lowest possible expectations then I … Continue reading Expectations…… too high or too low