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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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The colour of joy

You may have noticed that on my Facebook page, it hasn’t been a great week. In fact, it’s been pretty rough. In times like these, it’s hard to get the words down. They don’t come easily, in any form. My head is a tangled mess and deciphering the contents is exhausting. But, I wanted to write…

life lessons | Living purposefully | living simply | Posts to get you thinking

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…