Have you heard of my tomatoes? It’s brilliant! For someone who is easily distracted, such as myself, such a simple timer tool with regular breaks really helps me to stay on track. Today was my first day using it and I’ve already collected far more tomatoes than I’d ever eat! (Especially, you know, since I […]Read more "Tomatoes"
1. Get it done If I don’t do these tasks that I’ve been diligently avoiding, a fairy won’t magically make them disappear. They’ll still be there, and I’ll be adding to my stress, knowing they’re there, knowing I do at some point need to do those tasks but I’ve still not completed them. The sooner […]Read more "Three reasons why I need to be productive today"
I’ve travelled between three continents over the last four months, staying in seven countries, sleeping in beds and bathtubs, on couches and on tiles. 2014 is set to be a year of travel and adventure, and the beauty of being a freelance writer/editor is that I can take my office with me wherever I go. […]Read more "The Travelling Writer"
“Write a list,” she said. “It’ll help you,” she said. I’m not going to lie, I was skeptical. The idea of writing a list seemed to me about as appealing as eating toenail clippings from an old man of poor hygiene. My cynicism quickly vanished as I discovered a tool that has kept me sane […]Read more "L Is For List"
I’ll let you into a little secret. I have a love-hate relationship with my blog. I love to write. I am a passionate advocate for the improvement of spelling, punctuation and grammar. I long to share my stories with the world. And yet… When I allow others to read my work, I experience an intense […]Read more "A Love-Hate Relationship"
It is finished. I have finally submitted my application to study social psychology at the New School for Social Research in New York. This is no small accomplishment, for applications of any kind fill me with a sense of dread. Usually, procrastination, the fear of failure, of wanting something so much with no way to […]Read more "Application: Submitted"