Goodbye, 2019, you ruthless little bugger. You've been a year filled with a lot of lessons learnt the hard way. Lessons that came as the result of a lot of pain, grief, anxiety and isolation. Lessons I plan to take into 2020 to make it a better one. I could write an entire book on what 2019 taught me, but I've narrowed it down to these four lessons.
I recently wrote a post for Tom Watson's website, Get a Grip on the importance of connectivity and Tom very kindly offered a piece to me to publish on my blog. A candid documentation of his social media detox, something I found very admirable of him for doing and documenting. See his fascinating observations taken... Continue Reading →
I wonder if any of you can relate to this. I seem to have it ingrained in me that when someone asks me to do something, or when I suddenly get reminded about something on my to-do list, it needs to be done now. When I'm at work and I get an email from a... Continue Reading →
We humans enjoy a good stereotype. The cliques formed in school show this perfectly. There's the jocks, popular kids, nerds, drama geeks, goths, hipsters etc. As a society, if there is one thing we have in abundance its sub-cultures. Hippies, yogis, yuppies, gamers, bikers, punks, artists, all the way to liberals, feminists and fascists. It... Continue Reading →
My Netflix watchlist is constantly growing and I never seem to get through it. The number of podcasts that I'm subscribed to is far more than I will ever have time for. I have downloaded so many albums and playlists on Apple Music - trying to enjoy what I know I enjoy as well as keep up with the new stuff. Almost everyday I hear of a new book I want to read, as well as some new app that is supposed to change my life that I want to try.
A no brainer when we were kids, being ourselves. When we didn't care about what others thought, when we had no one to impress, no social norms to fit into. When societal stigmas weren't a thing we even knew about. But as we start to grow older this begins to change. We start looking at... Continue Reading →
This is my new reality. Let those words sink in. Repeat them to yourself. We all go through changes in our lives. A change in career, a change in home, a change in routine. As the old cliche goes, change is life's only constant. But we all deal with change differently. Some of us take... Continue Reading →