JOMO is the exact opposite of FOMO. Thank goodness there is a word for it!
I've read how people talk about life as process too (for example Julia Cameron). It is a way of doing, not what is done ... If you know anything about me, you will know this got me thinking, do I live in process? Do I have a way of doing?
Finding joy by appreciating this precise moment.
I want to share something that is a big deal for me. They say it take at least 21 days to instil a new habit. I am a self-confessed "tea pot"! A few weeks ago I went "cold turkey" on caffeinated tea for a day. Perhaps in excess of 10 cups a tea per day … Continue reading Changing a habit: reducing caffeine intake
An update on my sabbatical. Getting back into structured time.
The Unbusy Manifesto written by Jonathan Fields (of The Good Life Project) is well worth a read if you feel that you are reacting to life rather than living it intentionally. If you feel you are being dragged through life (as he puts it), then make a choice to give yourself some 'me time', grab … Continue reading A wake up call for busyness
The two young Jack Russell's stand with one leg bent, poised to run. Unblinking, their liquid brown eyes are fixed on the well-chewed ball in my hand. I throw it and they bolt after it milliseconds after it leaves my hand. Scarlet (the female with wiry fur and red ears) skids through the grass, scattering … Continue reading Scout & Scarlet
Delighting in a sunny winter's day
finding delight in a family embroidery
I've realised over the 3 weeks that I have been back here that it is so easy to get "seduced" back into the norm by society's conditioning, by my inner critic and to get knocked off track by the pace of daily life and other peoples' opinions.
No! No! No! I will not be seduced!