Less thinking, more doing: tips to jump start your motivated self

Less thinking, more doing: tips to jump start your motivated self

Recently i've been thinking a lot about what it means to feel motivated. What drives me to jump out of bed in the morning, energises me to workout or inspires me to write? A big part of me felt that the change in season might have been a catalyst to feeling a surge in energy, [...]

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How are you?

How are you?

No but really... How are you?    Sadly it feels as though this question has lost it's real purpose. Absent-mindedly I both ask and am asked this question daily yet rarely offer a response more than a yeah ok, you?. That's as deep as it gets. This autonomous exchange has become a superficial social glue to loosely acquaint [...]

20 life lessons I learned in my 20s

20 life lessons I learned in my 20s

There's something about the departure of your twenties that instills a sense of apprehension that now's the time to pull your socks up and enter a more mature phase of life. Whilst growing up it's continuously reinforced to thoroughly enjoy being young (''you never get the time back'') but don't for a second let go of [...]

On celebrating ourselves: I made it into a magazine!

On celebrating ourselves: I made it into a magazine!

I've never been particularly vocal about success or one to enjoy self-promotion, and inherently I have tended to downplay my achievements at risk of being perceived as self-important. I was taught to be humble and let evidence speak for itself, hence I let my actions speak louder than my words and I let the proof [...]

Why I didn’t make any resolutions this year and feel better than ever

Why I didn’t make any resolutions this year and feel better than ever

Every January I get swept up in the New year New me hype and consequently end up making some ridiculous resolutions along the lines of cutting back or banning certain things. Last year it was sugar-free and whilst I generally did feel great for the mini detox (especially after a typically unhealthy December), I needlessly [...]