2022 was a busy year for me. I completed a GradDip in Applied Psychology, which with a full-time job (and family), was a full-on endeavour, and I didn’t read as much as I usually would. But books were/are my go-to sanctuary when I tuck myself into bed for the night, and I really only have one criterion – it has to be an enjoyable read. The consequence is that I move from book to book, and many of them, while I enjoyed them while reading them, I can’t even remember several months later.Read More
But what we have now, in midlife, that we have never had before, is the luxury of hindsight. We now know what we would do if we could go back in time.
What if everything up until now has been a learning experience and we can finally set ourselves on a path to live with authenticity?Read More
But was Maire Kondo’s Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up a fleeting trend?
Marie Kondo’s method (aka Konmari) still works for me five years later. I don’t even think about it anymore; it has become my way of life. Yes, even the folding!Read More
Is having too many interests a bad thing? Or should we focus on just one or two? Do we even have to choose?
In this post I talk about my many interests and how I stopped feeling guilty about pursuing them all.Read More
There was something about her picture that made me look. And look. Eventually, I took a screenshot of her picture ad pasted it onto my (virtual) vision board.Read More
I stood next to Arthur C. Clarke’s wheelchair, at his desk, in his office, in his house, surrounded by his books, videotapes, plaques, photographs, trinkets, trophies and memories and a loud sob escaped me. And then another one, followed by the unstoppable avalanche of tears that you have no choice but to let happen.Read More
The Shallowness of Social Media and Online Learning in a 100-Year-Old Book: A brief look at the novella by E.M. Forster, The Machine StopsRead More