it’s okay to struggle

One of the best feelings in life is the lift in your chest when you finally tell someone. It’s like taking off a heavy backpack, or climbing out of the pool and re-orientating with gravity, or finally twisting open a new jar lid. The pressure lifts. Freedom bubbles up. Every muscle relaxes. I’m naturally a … Continue reading it’s okay to struggle

Facebook does funny things to my head

The last twenty-nine days I haven’t used Facebook. And yes I am counting!! I realised one night that I was too addicted to my phone. I used social media as a way to escape, not by posting anything, but by going there when I wanted to sulk and not face the conflict, hard times, or … Continue reading Facebook does funny things to my head

unprocrastinationism is scary

I've been going through a stage where I'm procrastinating on a lot of stuff. I think it's because of several things - I get busy and stressed and everything goes into the too-hard basket, I'm tired, I'm LAZY (big one - 'I just can't be bothered' talk), or it's daunting. Stress paralysed is totally a thing, … Continue reading unprocrastinationism is scary

Sitting on a dead horse

It’s a bit of an odd phrase but it’s one that works for me and has stuck with me for the last couple of years. It really helps me to explain what I’m feeling and make decisions in my life without feeling bad about it (which is great, because I don’t really like change or … Continue reading Sitting on a dead horse

The beauty of the silent setting.

I can be the most annoying sister. I promise to pick someone up at such-and-such a time, or I assure people they can ring me, or I give the assumption I’m available for phone communication. Then. I don’t answer. Oh my I have got some beauties of text and voice mail messages because I have had … Continue reading The beauty of the silent setting.