Over the last couple of weeks, I have found myself thinking about all the things I haven’t achieved this year: the apartment refurbishment that isn’t quite finished, that I am not the successful writer I aspire to be, the jelly belly that hasn’t reached its optimistic six-pack status. There is something about the end of the year approaching that makes me reflect on where I am at in my life. Maybe it is simply that I am reminded of the precious nature of time and that another year has passed. Or maybe it is all the inevitable articles that are out there on getting ready for success in 2012.
Now don’t get me wrong, I will not be producing a detailed 2011 end of year report on results Vs goals, but I am in a period of reflection. Actually no, it’s not reflection – it’s Continue reading →
I consider myself intelligent, but sometimes I am slow to learn life’s lessons; lessons which seem so obvious in the luxurious position of hindsight. I’m not sure why I can be so slow. Is it because sometimes these lessons are difficult? Is it simply because I am human? Or is it actually because I am not that intelligent after all.
Anyway, after seven years, I think I have finally grasped why it is important to hang out with the right people (in real life and in the virtual Continue reading →