Stop thinking

Create opportunities to stop thinking. That was the advice from a psychologist to me this week. In the midst of too-much-ness — the transition back to school, the busy preparation for a new university semester, and drama in my volunteer work — we learnt that a colleague had passed away suddenly. Sharing his loss with … Continue reading Stop thinking

Things that are making me happy

Happy new year! As always, the holidays are coming to an end too quickly so I am reminding myself to hold on to that holiday feeling. I've borrowed the title of this post from a regular blog series by Kate at booksaremyfavouriteandmybest which often features swimming, gin, walking and chocolate. (Another thing I love about … Continue reading Things that are making me happy

Winding up, winding down

It's three days until Christmas and the forecast for the day in Sydney is a slightly cloudy 28 degrees Celsius. I have finished work for the year — although a few tasks continue to niggle and I will be wrapping those up today, along with the pile of Christmas presents hidden in the wardrobe. I … Continue reading Winding up, winding down