Category Archive: Blog

New Years Resolution

This year (well, actually at the moment) my resolution is to eat healthier. As you get older, you get away with less bad habits. Those bad habits come back to bite you. Actually… Continue reading

Window Shopping

An interesting article on the research into why human beings are so materialistic from Life Hacker. When a product image flashed before people’s eyes, an area of the brain called the nucleus accumbens… Continue reading

Take a break

Every day, at the start of the day, I plan at least one activity for myself that will make me feel good. Every day. I look for something that is either pleasurable or… Continue reading

Happy Holidays

My own holiday melt down happened this week. The fear of so many presents to buy just got to me. I could not relax until I had gone out and bought the majority… Continue reading

This

I saw this cartoon posted on Imgur today, and it really sums it up for me.

Assertiveness Rights

You have the right to be the judge of what you do and think. Others have the right to be the judge of what they do and think. You have the right not… Continue reading

Rule of Thumb

If noone from the future comes to stop you from doing it, then how bad a decision can it be?

Dad

I haven’t been posting much this month because my dad has been dying. He died on Monday. I have been spending this month sitting with him in the hospice, and swimming laps. That’s… Continue reading

Not helpful

Common unhelpful thinking styles: Black and White Thinking – You see things in two categories, when there are actually other options. For example, something must be perfect or it’s a failure. Catastrophising –… Continue reading