Lifestyle

Defining a challenge = defining success

This year I’ve challenged myself in many ways. My focus for 2022 was to enjoy myself and trust myself again, but I did end up tagging on a little extra in that I wanted to challenge myself quarterly (at least). And I’ve done that well so far; in fact I’ve challenged myself quite a lot… Continue reading Defining a challenge = defining success

Lifestyle

Breath of fresh air – a mindset for Spring

Stop for a moment. You’ve arrived at this post for a reason. I’m here to tell you a secret: You do not exist to produce and create. Your presence in this life, this world, is not to please some grand plan or creator. It is not to produce and be of service to others. You… Continue reading Breath of fresh air – a mindset for Spring

Lifestyle · Poetry

“Exposed” – creative stream of consciousness/journal entry

I’m not myself. It’s like the skin has been peeled away entirely, leaving exposed muscle and nerves and fragile bones. A simple gust of wind and I feel it all over, rubbing against tight strings of ligament barely holding me together. I ache. How long have I been like this? As fragile as a glass… Continue reading “Exposed” – creative stream of consciousness/journal entry

Lifestyle · Updates

Sharing Some Good News During This Time of Crisis

In this time of uncertainty and crisis, I thought it might be nice to share some personal good news. It would also be a good idea for you to reflect on any small good things from life so far this year! I'm an aunty! My nephew came into the world at 11pm on 26th January.… Continue reading Sharing Some Good News During This Time of Crisis

Lifestyle · Reviews

My Book Stats of the Year

Completed a total of 45 books! Non-fiction: 15 Fiction: 30 Fantasy: 20 (including sci-fic and dystopian) Contemporary: 10 Adult: 5 Middle-grade: 6 Young Adult: 14 Poetry: 2 Non-white authors: 13 Self-help/developmental: 10 Educational: 4 Favourite read: (Fic) Knife of Never Letting Go (Non-Fic) Sacred Powers Kindle reads: 17 Physical copies: 23 Audiobooks: 5, 42.61 hours… Continue reading My Book Stats of the Year