A few days ago I turned 39. Each year, when it’s my birthday I develop a princess complex. I feel like the world should stop and put on a parade because it’s the day that I was born… Continue reading Birthday Freak Out
It’s been so rainy and humid I can’t get my washing dry. Yesterday I ventured to the Laundromat. I don’t … Continue reading Laundromat Etiquette
Eventually I could stand it no longer. I got up and jotted down all the thoughts in my head. No wordsmithing, just bullet points and words that I knew would trigger my memory later. After that, my mind was at peace and I was able to concentrate on my Yoga practice. Continue reading Creativity: The Work of the Possessed?
A few nights ago I watched a great TED Talk by Graham Hill titled ‘Less Stuff, More Happiness’. He spoke about ‘editing’ your … Continue reading “Stuff Editing” – Are you doing it?
I am a fish-killer. Goldfish killer that is. I just can’t seem to keep them alive. I don’t know why… There are only three remaining and of those three, two are permanently stuck on their side. Each time I go to scoop them out and give them a burial at sea their little fins start fluttering. Continue reading The Quiet Death of Goldfish
Completing something is a fancy feat indeed! Continuing is another thing altogether. Why is it that it’s so difficult to change a bad habit or create a new ‘good’ habit? Ways of being do not shift easily. Continue reading 3 Ingredients to a New Habit that Sticks
Are night owls more creative? Personally I am a night owl; it’s a very creative time of day for me… I did a little research into this question and found a lot of evidence supporting the claim that we ARE more creative. However I know many morning people who would swear otherwise, so I guess it’s a personal thing which depends on your daily energy/concentration rhythms. Continue reading The Night Owl vs The Morning Pussycat
En mass we are transitioning into being more open, more honest, more willing to be exposed as our whole selves. As consumers we’re demanding honesty. Continue reading Getting Naked With Noam Chomsky
Sometimes the everyday predictability of a desk just doesn’t cut it. If it aint flowing then one very effective thing you can do to shift your energy and move that creative block is change the scene. Continue reading Ditch the Desk
I started writing tonight and nothing’s sticking… If I was doing it old-style with a pen and paper rather than typing, I’d have a pile of screwed up pieces of paper around me. I just can’t seem to fix on a topic that I’m content with. Continue reading Empty Page, Or White On White?