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What happened when I stopped self-analyzing

A FB friend of mine and fellow writer, John Anthony James (remember that name, he’ll be big in the spec-fiction genre one day), posted an update on Facebook the other day. He commented how much happier he has been since he stopped self-analyzing. And how he feels he is much more able to ‘just live’….

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Stuff

Right now, I’m knee-deep in the process of moving house. The walls stripped bare of photos, the cupboards emptied. Life packed into cardboard boxes and labeled accordingly. We don’t have a lot of stuff. I’m quite the opposite of a hoarder, possibly balancing on the precipice of an OCD de-clutterer really, but even so, I…

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Lessons from 2015 Part 2: From wanting it all to not wanting much at all

In my twenties and into my thirties, I was motivated and inspired by the catch cry “You can have it all!” Love, career, family, friends and everything in between. Women were standing on their soap boxes joyfully proclaiming this sentiment. The click-bait headline of the naughties was ’10 easy steps to having it all’. And…