• Creating My Life

    Learning Discipline – Is It Really So Bad?

    This morning I found myself thinking about the nature of discipline after reading two different views about how often to publish blog posts. One recommends publishing only when you have something to say and the other suggests writing at regular…

  • Inspirational

    The Simple Wonder of it All!

    I’m sitting in a cafe, enjoying a capucchino when I read: “People say that what we are all seeking is a meaningful life. I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking. I think what we are really seeking is an…

  • Working Better

    45 Minutes for Hours of Productive Work

    Many of you will have heard of the Pareto Principle or 80/20 rule which basically says that approximately 80% of the effects of many events, come from 20% of the causes of those events. The original idea came from looking…

  • Creating My Life

    Combining Past and Future in the Present

    Continuing from planning from the present – a quick recap:  I’m finding that being without direction is very demotivating but the last project I tried to create didn’t keep me on track. Then, last week, an opportunity occurred that I…

  • Creating My Life,  Mood

    Planning from the Present

    Returning to my blog after a fairly hefty absence, I discovered a comment, left by Chieko, on one of my “I don’t know what to do with my life” type posts, asking “How was your 4 week period?”. Hmmmm. I…