Expanding my definition of working

Expanding my definition of working

One of my November Happiness Project resolutions is ‘loosen your grip on definitions’. As I’ve started working for myself this year, I’ve come face to face with how I define work and how this definition may not be serving me. This month’s resolution has provided me with the perfect opportunity to play around and shake […]

What we prioritise is our choice

What we prioritise is our choice

I spent years of my life being angry and resentful at not having any time off/being able to do any of the things I wanted to do/having to work all the time. All that time I hadn’t realised something that now seems so obvious: what we prioritise is our choice. Due to this realisation I […]

Notes from a recovering perfectionist

Notes from a recovering perfectionist

My name’s Ellen, and I’m a recovering perfectionist. Not so long ago – and still sometimes now (because nobody’s perfect even at imperfection) – I’d hang my head in shame and feel a big knot in my stomach every time I did something wrong, or was less than perfect. I’d beat myself up for not […]