My living room is a shared space that acts as an office, meeting room, man cave, dining room, lounge, TV room, cuddle corner, dance floor, and even showcased as a karaoke bar one night. With all that going on, I often feel disconnected from the room. I use it when it serves the purpose I … Continue reading Reflections from a living room upgrade
Humans, we need to stop pushing through. Stop sticking to the plan, just for the plan’s sake. Stop packing our schedules to the point where we never have time to pause and tune in. Stop bull-dozing each other (and the planet) to push our agenda forward without considering the impact on the other. I had … Continue reading What if we’re running the wrong race?
Amoeba. That’s what the first half of this year felt like. Parts of my life were dropping like flies and I was left with just me. A single-celled 'me', without a defined shape, that could just about slink my way across the floor before it used up all its energy. Taking action, but not really clear … Continue reading Me, my yoga mat, and God
I did it. 4 weeks without logging on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook (OK I logged on Facebook, but only to send a quick message to someone I didn’t have an email for. Note to self… this is why you collect emails!) I feel like celebrating. Not only that I stuck to my guns and worked … Continue reading Permission to Stop Being Social and Just Blurt
One week in and social media free. I’m liking this. The withdrawal symptoms have lessened. The insatiable itch to check what’s going on in the outside world whenever my inner world is shaky has subsided. I feel a lot more steady and clarity is beginning to emerge. Let me back up a bit. Two months … Continue reading Action Woman finds a new “Best”
It’s Day 2 of no social media. So far so good. It helps having the apps off of my phone. It also helps that I can’t remember my passwords for most of my accounts so if I try to log-on from a browser I’ll have to go through that whole rigmarole to log on. #grateful … Continue reading On Being Human and Social
It’s April 1, 2018. Easter Sunday. The first day of my social media hiatus. I just deleted the Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and FB Messenger apps from my phone. This is not a joke. You see, I noticed an addiction forming that looks like this: I’m bored. Check facebook. I’m lonely. Check facebook. I don’t know what to … Continue reading A Social Media Hiatus