Those nourishing things I could wish hadn’t happened

When I was younger and heard the phrase “it’s character building”, I’d roll my eyes perhaps, perhaps give a half-hearted chuckle, and work through the difficulty. Usually quite ungraciously. Now, I see the truth in it. Those parts of my character that I’m most proud of, have been built on experiences I wouldn’t have chosen for myself or others. Those parts of my character are … Continue reading Those nourishing things I could wish hadn’t happened

And if you pushed for excellence?

Reflecting briefly on 2021, and the feedback I’ve had at work, suggests I’ve done really well. I’ve done so well without really pushing myself. I’ve put in some good graft, for sure, though I’ve not given it nearly my all. I’m not beating myself up about this – it feels like I’ve subconsciously chosen a year of recovery and reconnection. Still, I’ve done really well. … Continue reading And if you pushed for excellence?

So much more done, when…

Once I got the MacBook I was going to learn video editing. I haven’t yet. Once I got my office space I was going to plan my own business launch. Those plans haven’t materialised yet. Once I… You get the picture. Meanwhile, there are so many things you can do lying untouched. Going nowhere while you think wistfully about what you’ll do when… Kindly, get … Continue reading So much more done, when…