Life Experience

Letting Go of Being Busy

Not in the theoretical sense of accepting that I've done "enough". Or the literal sense of not using the word "busy" when people ask how I am. I am truly letting go of being busy in a practical sense - I am making a conscious decision to do less. To be less productive. To be… Continue reading Letting Go of Being Busy

Life Experience

It’s Ok To Just Be

You don't need to be busy. You don't need to be stressed. Or anxious. You don't need to prove yourself. Or justify your existence. You don't need validation. Or affirmation. It's ok to just be. You can be happy. You can be calm. You can be joyful. It's ok to just be. You can play.… Continue reading It’s Ok To Just Be

Growth, Life Experience

Letting Go

I’ve always found it hard to let go – whether it’s saying goodbye, or letting someone else take charge, but I’ve attributed that to my sentimentality or playfully ascribed it to my ‘control freak’ or ‘perfectionist’ nature. I used to think these were good things – it’s taken me a long time to realise they… Continue reading Letting Go

Life Experience

Value of Vulnerability

On Friday 22nd July 2016, it was the 25th anniversary of my father’s death at the age of 38. I don’t often talk about this, mainly because it happened so long ago, but also because it’s only recently that I’ve been able to emotionally connect with the reality of the situation. Thanks to the support… Continue reading Value of Vulnerability