This week in links … ‘accurate’

So I'm going to kick off today's post with the big news of this week: Zayn departing One Direction. Purely because I want a neat segue to the below. An excellent piece on the community of 1D fandom by @mkruvant http://t.co/nWsCX2QzNy (via @doreeshafrir) — Jane Howard (@noplain) How Continue Reading

Two simple questions to help you resist temptation

There's a cupcake in the kitchen and it's got your name on it. But ... you're trying to be 'good'. But ... it's 3pm and you're hungry. And tired. And you've had a frustrating day and come on, it's just one cupcake. Although, now you think about it, you had one of those cupcakes yesterday. After Continue Reading

This week in links – perspective

So folks, how has your week been? Mine's been better than last week thankfully and just in case I needed some perspective to make myself feel better about life at the moment, there's plenty of that going round too. Given how often I dare go for walks by myself in broad daylight and given whooping Continue Reading

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 mum) asking "when do you think he'll propose?" He goes into the jewellery shop at the local shopping centre and Continue Reading

Catastrophic failure

Last Thursday I was having lunch with a friend. After I detailed what I’d been up to for the past month she wryly asked “so Kel, are you really living a life less frantic right now?” And I looked wryly right back at her because quite frankly, I was very frustrated. If you’ve been reading this Continue Reading

Is your overwhelm just a really bad habit?

I’ve just finished reading The Power of Habit and it's been a borderline life-changing experience. My one big takeaway? The fact it's highlighted for me how much my behaviour is driven by cravings. (And it’s not cravings of the ‘chocolate biscuit’ variety I’m talking about here!) To understand Continue Reading