Damned if those lentils, given just the right conditions, hadn’t still known (despite, we figured out, years dried up in a packet), exactly who they were and what they were here to do.
Ever feel you’re missing out? I used to feel like this often… I never asked myself, quietly, what would fill ME up? What would I choose if I didn”t buy into the societal expectation that bigger and louder is better? That the only way to grow your role is go up, not get out?
Do you ever just feel like something is missing? You’re not fulfilled, you’re restless… just not feeling like YOU? Often this is when you’re not living your personal, or core, values.
To be honest, I don’t like the idea of ‘reentry’. It implies a one-way journey back to how things were. And I don’t think it’s going to be that simple. I don’t believe a one-way journey back to where things were is right for all of us. I’m not the only one who’s thinking twice about this but I wonder how many of us are speaking up?
As an introvert I find myself drained by social interaction and as a I’m wiped out by a busy environment… And, whilst I know I can keep up this level of busy-ness for a short while, it will catch up with me, and so I’ve pulled together my favourite ways to look after my energy when I find myself being too busy.
What makes someone else happy isn’t necessarily going to make you happy! So how can you check in with what makes YOU happy, not them; that is to say, don’t assume that you want to be a copywriter because you see someone else loving that job.
A Word of the Year is quite simply a focus point for you, for your coming year. It is there to support you, or challenge you, in the months ahead. You might also think of it as an Energy of the Year.
There’s no denying that vision boards are popular right now, especially as we start a new year and we’re all thinking about goals and plans and The Year Ahead… As someone who’s a believer, I talk about them a lot and I’m finding people typically land in one of two camps… (well, actually three). VisionContinue reading “Why vision boards don’t work (and how to make one that does)”
Have you got that core strength? I mean that deep, deep knowledge that, whatever you say, whoever hears you (or doesn’t), you’re totally ok.
Self-belief is easily dented if you let it be; here’s my invitation… if you find yourself feeling less-than because you’re not sure what people are talking about, or you’re in one of those conversations where you feel it’s about to go wrong, call a time-out and check in with word-meanings