Writing a bucket list – why it’s good

I have in my possession, somewhere tucked away in a box, a list I made as a teenager. Kind of a life goals or objectives list. I have perused it several times in the years since it was written. Sometimes I felt I had outgrown it. Sometimes I felt I had managed to achieve a…

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Sabotage by comparison

I can’t tell you the number of times since I started blogging that I have written a fantastic post and then literally days or even hours after I hit publish, I find myself reading something else on exactly the same subject, eloquent and engaging. And suddenly my post pales into insignificance. I don’t have to…

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Success and failure in creativity

When I started writing this blog, I wasn’t sure what path it would take. It was a way for me to explore my emotions and work out ways of dealing with things, to discover more about myself, to become a better person and help me find direction going forward and as a tool for motivation….

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The world is my oyster

I do rather find clichés…, well, clichéd, but I have to admit the world is my oyster. This week is proving a little tough, for various reasons. Interestingly when this little saying popped up in my head, I wondered if I fully understood the idiom, and if it could really be applied to me. But…

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