Soooo Busy…

Okay, well maybe not that busy but busy enough to be struggling to find time to blog. ‘Take a mini-break’ whispered the sensible part of me, ‘remember you are wise now and know how to live a balanced life’.

Look, busy, busy:

I’m working on a few pieces for other people, which is exciting. And allows me to put big ticks against my writing goals.

And I’m involved in an extremely important project: helping my best friend look gorgeous for her wedding day. This has been so much fun (Bridezilla moments have Continue reading

Reality Cheque

When I started my reinvention project, it was done with a delicious sense of freedom. The question was simple: if I could do anything in the world, what would it be? The exercises and coaching I did as part of Chrysalis followed the well-practiced rules of brainstorming: throw all ideas into the mix and don’t censor your thoughts with the how; just let the ideas flow – however crazy they may seem.

And when I decided at 40 that I would like to start again as a writer it felt like a fantasy – a completely ridiculous ‘if I won Continue reading

What a difference a year makes…

Hey my lovelies

Today I have a guest post over at The Chrysalis Effect Recovery Programme – thought Continue reading

Nip and Tweak

For as long as I can remember I have been goal orientated, maybe it started with the lure of those gold stars at school. From focusing on achieving good grades, to aspiring to a good excellent performance rating at work, to setting targets on recovery, I have always been motivated by achieving results. I currently have goals for writing, fitness, health and refurbishment. Every week I plan my diary around what I WILL achieve. For example, my weekly targets are: 15 hours of writing, four circuit training sessions, and one yoga session. I then schedule all my ‘dull’ stuff, such as domestic nonsense (I even have targets for cleaning!) and ‘fun’ around this. And I also like knowing that the Continue reading