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A non-ideal day

I wrote out my ideal day. It had all the usual things in it that I wanted to get done on a daily basis. Sleeping, eating, working, family time, fun,…

Stop over-reacting!

How often have you been triggered into a total hissy fit by the words "Stop over-reacting!!" When we're over-reacting, we definitely don't want to be told about it. In fact,…

Are you sensitive or sensitised?

You've heard it too many times already. "Urgh, you're so sensitive" "Why do you have to take everything so seriously? So personally?" "What are you worried about that for?" Annoying,…

Geek stress

Sometimes, we feel bad. Scared, guilty, worried, anxious... All the feels in the general category of 'bad.' When you combine feeling bad with geekly propensities towards intensity, feeling-in-detail, and overactive…

Fuck it days

There are some days when I say "fuck it" to all the distractions, faffery and nonsense. Days when the built-up pressure to do a few jobs round the house, or…

What if I were hit by a bus?

When planning, organising, and doing, ask yourself: what would happen if I were hit by a bus? You might find this a bit drastic, but I like it very much…

Why simple?

In my recent blog posts, you'll have noticed the running theme of simplicity. You might be wondering why bother with simplicity. After all, if you're bright and can handle complex…

Making resolutions that stick

It's New Year resolutions time again... time to put on the thinking cap and figure out how you want to approach the 2015. But you know how most resolutions fall…