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Losing Focus

Recently it feels as if my mind is everywhere. Flitting from one project to another. Planning, dreaming, working, rushing around at 100 miles an hour. And of course, inevitably, I feel as though I’m spread too thinly over all of the projects I’ve got on the go. As much as I hate to admit it,… Read More Losing Focus

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One thing at a time

One thing at a time…how to do more by doing less Productivity. It’s a word we all aspire to. Streamlined lives, attaining everything we want to with the minimum of stress. We want to shine, to cruise, to glide into the life we want. We say yes to so many things, all those commitments we… Read More One thing at a time

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How to slow down: Lessons from an afternoon peeling apples

I sighed and picked up the 11th apple in a row. Shaking the water off its green, shiny skin, I cursed the unevenness and small size of the fruit. Theatrically, I picked up the peeler and groaned inwardly. This is going to take forever. I peeled the fresh, crisp skin away from the flesh, bit… Read More How to slow down: Lessons from an afternoon peeling apples

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I can see clearly now: keeping the holiday mindset once you’re back in the real world

The best laid plans-losing and regaining your holiday mindset Ever lay down on a beach, sun shining and warming you through? Phone turned off, a thousand miles from work, stress and responsibility. Rub on another application of sunscreen and take a dip in the sea. Your mind is relaxed, winding down. A few weeks filled… Read More I can see clearly now: keeping the holiday mindset once you’re back in the real world