ConsistencySquare

Consistency. It’s not very glamorous

Some days I’ve got nothing. No mojo. No motivation. No get up and go. They’re the days where I can’t concentrate, am easily frustrated by six-year-old questions of ‘why’ and protestations of ‘but’, and if I …

Pause

A reminder to pause … and then keep going

This week I shared this remarkable post on my Facebook page. The author of the post got a semi-colon tattooed on her wrist in order to start useful conversations around depression (something which, for her, …

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Restoring career confidence after kids

Last week, on this post about rebuilding lost confidence, Julie left this comment: “I’ve been thinking of returning to the workforce after spending the past 6 1/2 years at home. However, I’ve lost confidence in …

UnexaminedLife

An unexamined life is …

An unexamined life is not worth living. But if all you’re doing is examining, are you really living? As a very introspective person, I will admit I walk this fine line a lot. The one …

ChaseDreams

How to chase your dreams responsibly

This is my second attempt at this post. The first time through I used the words ‘passion’ and ‘dream’ interchangeably, only to realise 800 words later they’re two completely different things. For example: Writing is a passion …

Repellent

New goal for this year: be more repellent

As you all know, I’m recently returned from Chris Ducker’s Tropical Think Tank in the Philippines. And again, as you all know, I took much away from the conference. But there’s one line that’s kept prickling on the surface …

The engagement

He types “how to propose” into Google and is a bit dismayed to find there are no detailed instructions to be found anywhere. She’s starting to get a bit tired of people (ok, mostly her …

The 7 best things about 37

So it’s my birthday today. I don’t get funny about birthdays or getting older because I know what a privilege it is to get old. I consider every extra year I’m still here on earth to be such …

Relax. Nothing is under control

This time last year I found myself in a bit of a funny place. I was … content. Right where I wanted to be in life – both personally and professionally. This was really disconcerting …