Yesterday was a day of glorious, unashamed inactivity. A book that had been recommended to me was delivered from Amazon and as I tore off the brown cardboard wrapping all thoughts of work left my mind. It was a chilly, grey day so armed with hot tea and warm blankets I curled up in a […]
Archives for January 2008
I am sitting here squirming with a feeling of uncomfortable embarrassment as I type this. I am ‘downsizing’ which is the modern euphemism for clearing out rubbish and the things I no longer need or use. What has caused the discomfort is the sheer volume of stuff I have accumulated over the last 47 years. […]
When working our way through difficult life situations it is so easy to remain with our focus set firmly on the negatives but there is always something in every situation for which we can be grateful. I don’t want this to be viewed as a platitude for I mean it as so much more. I […]
I have been wondering if I am alone in simply floating through life? Do you have a life plan; a life strategy to achieve that plan? When does a dream become a goal? What does it take to make us focus our attention forwards rather than dwelling in the past? Sitting here thinking as I […]
For the mothers amongst the readers here, you will remember the breathing exercises recommended for labour. Deep breaths and relaxation were key to delivering the baby without pain killers. I am transiting through a life experience which is causing pain unlike anything I have ever experienced. It starts in the morning. If I have slept […]
This isn’t the cheat it may seem to be. For today’s post I want to redirect you to here http://www.caroline-middlebrook.com The words have moved me and restored my faith in the possibility that it is possible to be authentic in business today. I hope they have a similarly positive effect on you. Enjoy the post.