Forget perfectionism. Fly by the seat of your pants!

  How many times have you put off doing something because you weren’t convinced you were skilled enough, or you didn’t feel ready? I can happily say that when I started blogging I didn’t really know what I was doing. So I made it up as I went along, and I enjoyed it. But even […]

Who’s living in your head?

ideas, thoughts, feelings, beliefs, opinions

Does this emotion belong to you? Let’s start with positive feelings. Where do they come from? Well, sometimes we just wake up feeling cheerful, sometimes we get there by meditating or doing some yoga, and sometimes a simple pleasure will do the trick, like a hot chocolate on a chilly day. Then there are the […]

Too Much Too Soon – diary anxiety and goal overwhelm

Running in PJs… This is not a normal January. Socially slow. Soggy underfoot. That’s pretty standard and quite acceptable, because we usually like to emerge slowly from our state of hibernation. But the usual, comfortable, slightly boring January plod, that’s not happening this year. Not for me anyway. 2014 burst in, dragged me out from […]