We’re suddenly halfway through January and I want to take a moment to look at the year we just left behind before moving forward into what’s next. In April of 2022 I wrote: “I thought 2021 was an earthquake in therms of how it broke my life to pieces and reorganised it. But so far
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Over the 7 years that I’ve taught The Creative Doer online course, more than 750 people have participated. – Some have loved it for showing them that who they are and how they function is perfectly ok, and that they can do their work their way instead of struggling to follow someone else’s blueprint. –
I don’t believe much in balance. You know, the dream of managing and balancing all the different parts of our lives so that everything fits together neatly, without stress. That kind of balance is a myth and a fantasy. It’s just the old dream of having everything at once, in slightly different wording. The dream
When I talk about self-care, I talk about meeting our needs. Not as an afterthought, not if there’s time left, but tending to our needs first. Fuelling up first. Before we’ve earned it, before we’ve proven ourselves or crossed the goal line. For most women, in the reality of our day-to-day lives, this is seriously
Let’s talk about pleasure – or about what we do when we feel drained and stressed and exhausted from living life at an unsustainable pace, which most of us do to some extent. When we find ourselves on the brink of burnout, the selfcare we’re encouraged to engage in is usually surface level. Take
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