I have touched on this subject before, the whole idea of space from people, work and things as and when you need it. Nowadays I am very good at knowing what I need, when I need it. If I need a couple of days off from work because I am getting overwhelmed and burnt out, … Continue reading Putting out the Flame
It’s a new year, and a happy new year to you all. The Smith family Christmas took a somewhat different direction than planned but it turned out okay in the end, and I had a lovely family day on Boxing Day, especially with my niece and nephew. I’m so grateful for them, they are so … Continue reading Quicksand.
Today is my 30th birthday. Although, seeing as I was born at half one in the afternoon, I am still considering myself 29 until then! Being a ‘big’ birthday and amalgamating it with the festive time of year, has naturally brought on a certain level of reflection and contemplation. I’ve been thinking about my birthday … Continue reading Final Thoughts from a Decade.
It is, as much as I don’t want to accept it, coming up to Christmas and the ‘party season’. My dirty 30’s are looming with my birthday at the start of December and we don’t usually stop until the start of January do we? For a lot of people Christmas and December is a magical … Continue reading A Little Food For Thought
Please excuse the Star Trek reference. I couldn’t resist, seeing as that I am unfortunately a bit of a Star Trek fan. My nerdy pastime viewing aside, I want to discuss ‘space’ first and foremost this week. There is no shame in taking space from people, from work, from whatever you need space from. No, … Continue reading Space. (Not the Final Frontier).
So, there are a million things going through my mind or have been over the last couple of weeks. I really, genuinely feel a completely different person to who I was last year, 6 months ago or even only a month ago. When I think about how I was back in April this year, … Continue reading Intimidating or Intimidated?
At the point of starting to write this I am in London, sat awaiting the course leader on day three of my GDPR practitioner course. It’s Mental Health awareness day. It’s an important day, although I always question reducing awareness to a day, week or a month. One thing I want to pursue is mental … Continue reading A Tolerable Existence