The freelance work week; on owning your time

The freelance work week; on owning your time

It has been sweltering hot. Today there is some respite, but my lovely flat that keeps me so warm in winter does little to provide respite from a heatwave. There is work to be done, but I feel tired from the heat-disturbed sleep and foggy headed from humidity. “If only I could take time off […]

A mantra for slowing down

“I can just be here”   A mantra for the hard to slow down, can’t stop, got to keep going people. For the forward lookers, the strivers, the perfectionists & the over-achievers. What if we gave ourselves permission to just be where we are right now? What if we didn’t lie down to relax with […]

Stop seeking an elusive festive feeling: set a holiday intention instead

Stop seeking an elusive festive feeling: set a holiday intention instead

I’m the kind of person who puts a lot of pressure on just a regular day off to be the perfect relaxing day. So Christmas can be particularly tough with all the pressure to have the perfect festive feeling. But really, there’s no such thing as the perfect Christmas. Recently I’ve found myself wondering if […]