Gretchen Rubin’s ‘now is now’ revelation and the paradox in mindful living

Gretchen Rubin’s ‘now is now’ revelation and the paradox in mindful living

My ‘Slow Down’ Happiness Project theme for March has made me more mindful of the relationship between time and happiness. I’ve realised it’s not about getting the wish everyone has for more time granted, but about changing how we think about our time. One of my commandments for this year of my Happiness Project is “You […]

Take one thing off your to-do list: Happiness Project week 9

Take one thing off your to-do list: Happiness Project week 9

I was a bit dubious before starting my March Happiness Project resolutions. I wasn’t sure if including ‘Slow Down’ as a theme would be worth while/worth my time. That goes to show my attitude of rushing through life and feeling each little spec of time needs to be working for me. Slowing Down is exactly […]

Slowing down correspondence: my phone is not my boss

Slowing down correspondence: my phone is not my boss

I was thrilled recently to receive a handwritten letter from a friend who moved to a different city at the end of last year. Handwritten correspondence has not been well represented in my post for sometime. I was particular excited at the idea of writing back to my friend, and I think the reason for […]