Dance to the beat of your personal rhythms

Dance to the beat of your personal rhythms

How often do you find you’re forcing yourself to just keep on going because ‘this has to get done’? How regularly do you put something in your diary at a time that works for others, but when you get to it doesn’t feel so great for you? Have you ever really stopped to consider whether […]

Lessons in slow living from home made crumpets

Lessons in slow living from home made crumpets

Don’t worry, I’m not going mad and talking to crumpets (not quite yet). The title of this post refers to a recent decision I made to make home made crumpets. We were doing online shopping in our final days working away in London: Boyfriend: Shall we get crumpets? Me: No, I want to make them. […]

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 […]

Slowing down, slow living, living deeply and leftovers

Slowing down, slow living, living deeply and leftovers

As I’ve been working on my Slow Down resolutions for March I’ve been reading a lot about slow living. Interestingly slow living doesn’t have to mean going slower with everything. But then neither, now I think about it, does slowing down. Mark Sisson puts it well on his blog Mark’s Daily Apple when he says […]

Theatremaker burnout and slowing down in the arts

Theatremaker burnout and slowing down in the arts

I mentioned in a previous post that I identify as a multipotentialite. What this means (in a very simplified nutshell) is I have very wide-ranging interests and creative pursuits, and am often actively pursuing a number of these at the same time. One of my areas is the arts, specifically theatre. I’ve been running my […]