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 […]

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 […]