If I stand on my self-made island, I will get more of the same. All I will do is survive. I'm tired of doing that. It's exhausting. And lonely. I've done that my whole life. Time to switch the mindset and think, do, be different. To tell a new story. To find my tribe. I'd like that.
I'm always surprised at how often I need to revisit the basic principles of my blog to make sure I'm not veering too far of course. Is that something that happens to other bloggers too? Or is it just me? Here's a recent example. When I first started this blog, I created some “Happiness Resolutions” (an … Continue reading Updating my blog: Feel Good List
So a few weeks ago I had an epiphany about joy in my life. I want to tell that story, but another time. But as a result of the epiphany, I decided that rather than fighting it or waiting for some arbitrary time in the future for my life to be joyous and/or happy, I could … Continue reading Living joyfully
Musings on what we do and don't celebrate, on chasing achievement and giving oneself credit.
Collections of things. Stuff - mental, emotional and physical. Don't you find that there is just too much of it? Why do we keep stuff? Big questions that I won't address here. But I want to share some stories about a particular pile of 'stuff' that I've kept for over 35 years. When I packed … Continue reading A plan is forming
What does it mean to make a commitment to myself?
Today will be an unstructured day - my favourite kind. Having this unstructured day has made me think about all the unstructured time I will have soon. So settle in and let me tell you all about it. It's a long story - this is just the first part!
What kind of people live here? Indulge me for a moment and let’s imagine that the Hobbits, Hobbiton and The Shire are real places. If you knew nothing of the movies or the books, what would you deduce about the Hobbits from looking at the details of where they live? Let me share some images with you to spark the imagination.
Reflections on my first effort in Travel Journalling. Will I do it again?
This is my final post in which I share snippets from my eBook "Documenting a 100 Happy Days project".