Without labeling or processing or categorizing. Without judgment or comparison nor making sense of. I don’t think 'noticing' requires my interpretation. It might like my consideration. Or my attention. Or not. Maybe just noticing [fullstop] Quietly. Giving possibility then, to notice something more, given the opportunity.
Last night I awoke to the word “imagine” in my head. It felt so soothing and comforting, an actual salve to the worry on my heart. So I reached for my pen in the dark and wrote it down. This beautiful word invited me in. “Try me”, it said. I remember as a kid, … Continue reading Imagine
I have just finished reading “Why we sleep” by Matthew Walker. It is filled with the most fascinating insights about the many benefits of sleep, all backed by science - covering memory, creativity, mental health, dementia, ADHD, driving accidents, PTSD, DNA, cancer, heart health and lots more. I have come away from this book absolutely … Continue reading Why we sleep matters
I was walking behind a very slow person on my way to work. I couldn’t get past her because the footpath (which is quite wide) was being overtaken by oncoming pedestrians intent on holding their ground, moving for no one. This happens on most days. When it upsets me, I tend to internally dialogue … Continue reading 2 minutes being right Vs a day of shame
Decision paralysis is easy to achieve in a day filled with options and choices. So how do we filter the magnitude of decisions wisely without feeling FOMO? It came to me the other day, that I need to think about my choices with growth in mind and the side note to this was, and … Continue reading Growth in mind
On the weekend I went to a café and the toilet door was padlocked. We were dining there, so no problem getting the key. As we walked home though, I wondered what the response would have been, had I just walked in off the street. Would I have been told that it was for … Continue reading Toilet, pleasssse…
I learned about MIQ from a Tim Ferriss interview with Josh Waitzkin https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/375-josh-waitzkin-how-to-cram-2-months-of-learning-into-1-day/id863897795?i=1000442923234 MIQ stands for the Most Important Question and Josh poses it before he goes to sleep. The idea is that you give your subconscious mind a problem and time to solve it. The next morning, Josh pops open Evernote and brainstorms … Continue reading Most Important Question – MIQ