Chalk Pastel drawing of Calla lilies, by Morag Noffke. This is an edited post from 2018 which I wrote to myself as a reminder of how I want to live. Reading it today, I feel that it is still very true for myself now. It is easy to get caught up in life's business and … Continue reading Know yourself
Care of inanimate and professions When it comes to computers and technology We pursue advancement, Looking for improvements, upgrades and development. For the furtherance of our success We work diligently through ups and downs And seek help to facilitate our promotion. Photo by Gustavo Fring on Pexels.com What about when it comes to ourselves? Do … Continue reading Consideration and care.
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Something I figured out quite late in life, at 56 years old, is that doing what is good for me can really be pleasant and valuable. Yesterday I referred to the gremlin that sits on my shoulder and scoffs at me, well it is related to Kill-Joy, the saboteur, which makes everything as difficult as … Continue reading Doing what is good for yourself.
If you have followed me in the past you would have noticed that I haven’t blogged for over a year. There are two main reasons. The first is quite simple and I think that many of you would relate to this. I got caught up by being a perfectionist. The blog is too short, it’s […]
I remember the precious friends we made along the way when we travelled to Malawi through Southern Africa. I loved meeting camping friends because of all the different walks of life and the stories we shared. It was such a joy to bump into the same people at different camping sites and compare notes and … Continue reading Fellow Tavellers
Finding myself unfit for hiking and activities needing agility didn’t come upon me out of the blue, like my cancer did. It crept up so insidiously it conned me into thinking I had more time. Yet there was a point, three years ago, when had I recognised that I was in poor condition. I had … Continue reading Finding my fitness.
Holding your self in compassion is the third topic in the Mojo diary. This is an act of loving yourself more. How then are we to show ourselves love if we do not know love in the first place? Our challenge is not to understand and know why we are not loved but to learn … Continue reading Loving kindness
Six tips to help against burnout 1) Evaluate your life style. Are you always busy, running around, starting the next project before finishing your last one and feeling like your life is passing you by while you are left clutching at straws? Maybe you don’t feel you have time to tidy up after the project; … Continue reading Better to prevent burnout than to have to cure it.
The terms used for people like: People pleasers, the overly anxious, helping professions, type A people, and workaholics could sound negative but think about the strengths these different types of people have. My opinion is that a personality strength can also be a weakness depending on if we let it rule us or if we … Continue reading Mojo-reflection: Our strength can also be our tender spot.