I’ve been reading…Promise Season by Lee Evie – a novel set in old Korea

It has been such a long time since I read a fiction book, and I must ask myself “Why did I wait so long?”. I have always loved reading, since I was a little girl reading Nancy Drew and Sweet Valley Twins, and historical English fiction in my early twenties. But as a Mum of…

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5 Ways I Know I am an INFP

I didn’t always know I was and INFP, I tested out as and INFJ, thought I could be an ISFJ (I am not very ISFJ like, but raised by one of these lovelies). But after learning about cognitive functions I was both deeply intrigued and surprised that perhaps I was (am) an INFP. So today,…

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My INFP Instagram Experiment: The Beginning

I’m experimenting with Instagram at the moment. I have had an IG account for years and have gone through phases of posting and then lose interest (in typical NFP fashion) for months at a time. But I have felt a pull towards it again. With a fresh perspective.

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Save energy by listening to that quiet voice inside

Trust that inner pull. You know, that little voice inside of you that says “just try it”? Or “let’s just see what happens”? That little voice is within me all of the time, but sometimes I am pretty good at ignoring her, and sometimes I even feel that maybe she is gone forever.

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A Few of the Things I have Learned About Myself During COVID

In January this year I decided my word of the year was going to “patience”.  Eight months on in one of the wildest years ever, I can now look back and see how important this word was going to be for me. When I think of patience, the image that comes to me is one…

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These Times, Family, Connection

I am sitting at my kid’s craft table as I write this blog. A little lost for words and I don’t really know what to write. But I feel I need to write. Today we as parents can choose to keep our children home until the end of term. The schools remain open for now…

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Helpful vs Unhelpful Rhythms

I have had an aha moment. A mindset shift. A glimpse of a different perspective. You see I have had a on/off relationship with to do lists, schedules, routines and diary management. I like the idea of them, I try to use them, but I just forget about them after a couple of weeks. And…

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Fear of Being Seen in a Wheelchair – from my journal 2019

(written 18 May 2019 – since then, I have embraced all the tools to get about, especially my new mobility scooter which I will write about another time). I’m beginning to let go of old expectations. Old beliefs. Were they even mine to begin with or were they ingrained from societal beliefs? I’m talking about…

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Planning and Productivity as a Creative Introvert – My current perspective

I feel like I’ve suddenly had an aha moment. Growing up and in my early twenties I was good at planning, loved routine and structure and thrived on it. I wasn’t the ambitious sort, and I have never liked busyness, but I was always prepared and on top of what I needed to get done.…

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Taking Action Towards Big Visions – and my challenges around this

So often I see other women in their business journey talk of goals, and specifically in breaking them down into actionable steps. Planning, scheduling content, content creation calendars etc. Everyone “seems” so in their element. And I am left on wonderment. They seem to thrive and love the planning out and mapping out of their…

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