Here in New Zealand, we are on day 4 of the COVID19 lockdown. It's early days but so far these ideas are helping me keep our Bubble intact and joyful... I would love to hear yours, so please share in the comments section below. Let the people you live with, do lockdown their way. … Continue reading Bubble living
When something isn’t going well with a relationship or a project we tend to look out. He’s at fault! She needs to change! We might accept part of the problem but it’s common to justify putting off our change until we first see change in the other. Everyone waits. Nothing happens. Here’s what the … Continue reading The problem is me
I’ve been reading Rookie Smarts, Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game Of Work, by Liz Wiseman this week. She talks about how rookies tend to enter a new workplace and embark on getting up to speed as quickly as they can, boldly asking lots of questions and seeking out experts. Yet those of … Continue reading Rookie Smarts
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
My inbox overflows. I'm sure yours does too. In his book "The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 technological forces that will shape our future", Kevin Kelly gives a fascinating insight into attention that grabbed umm… my attention. "Our attention is the only valuable resource we can personally produce without training. It is in short supply and … Continue reading Can I have your attention please
I've just finished reading "Out of the spin cycle - devotions to lighten your mother load". Another wonderful book by the very funny and relatable, Jen Hatmaker. If you give to others, you will be given a full amount in return. It will be packed down, shaken together, and spilling over into your lap. The … Continue reading Spilling over
"Everyone's awkwardness shines a little brighter in an elevator." Sammy Rhodes from his book, This Is Awkward: How Life's Uncomfortable Moments Open the Door to Intimacy and Connection. You and I can be standing side-by-side, but because we don't know each other there is this expectation and understanding that we will ignore each other. I can … Continue reading Awkward!