Do we stop often enough to ask ourselves this incredibly important question? We often think about what we want to do - today, at the weekend, with our lives - but rarely do we consider how we actually want to feel. Danielle LaPorte is on a mission to change that. Her extraordinary book, The Desire Map, … Continue reading How do I want to feel?
Yesterday I left my job of six and a half years. Leaving so soon wasn’t really part of my plan. I had intended to (hopefully) secure a place at university, then work until the summer, having a short break before starting uni. I planned to use my notice period to look for a new job … Continue reading The end of an era
As I said in a previous post, there are a lot of really great things about where I currently work, and a lot of less good things about it. The balance is pretty fine, and it’s making deciding what to do very difficult. It really is a bit of a rollercoaster, and there have been … Continue reading Is ‘okay’ enough?
I've done it! My uni application has been submitted! I just need one of my referees to email in her reference, and then keep everything crossed that I am offered an interview. I'm now super nervous...
Gratitude might not be the first thing you think of when you're trying to work out how to be happier. All of the usual thoughts (useful and not) come up - be thinner, be healthier, spend more time with friends and family, do more fun things, go on holiday more, not have to work - … Continue reading Gratitude
For me, trying to be more conscious also means being more aware of the world around me. I don’t really mean taking more notice of the news (although I do think that’s a good thing to do), but more to be more aware of who is in my world, what is in my world, how … Continue reading Being more conscious – the world around me