More on getting comfortable with being uncomfortable... In our first lockdown here in the UK there was a surge of creativity. Hilarious memes and videos, new ways of working, new ways of schooling, new ways of living together. My household was no different. I’d never considered myself to be creative, it was a nice idea … Continue reading Does staying in your comfort zone stifle growth and creativity?
Do you believe that everything you need in life will come to you at the right time? Even if it doesn’t always feel that way? I began my meditation journey when I was six years old. My parents have practiced Transcendental Meditation (TM) for over forty years, long before meditation was cool and certainly before … Continue reading My Meditation Journey
I’m learning that for a new habit to become an established habit, it needs to matter to me. Once it matters enough, there are two more things that are needed: Consistency and Time Most recently, I’ve experienced this with running. I’ve always disliked running. I’d say I have a gait akin to a baby elephant, … Continue reading Habit Formation: Consistency, Time and the F*ck it Mentality
Being as patient with my own children as I am with other people’s. I can have an infinite amount of patience with other people’s children, yet there are many times when I struggle to extend this to my own. Why is this? Maybe it’s because I don’t take their behaviour as a reflection on my … Continue reading Today I Am Working On…
I started my personal development journey after a road traffic accident in 2018. It was a minor incident, and shouldn’t have been particularly traumatic: I was stationary when a motorcyclist collided with the back of my car. I drove him home, called the insurers and that should have been the end of it. Yet it … Continue reading Growing Resilience: Getting Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable