How aware are you?

How aware are you?

Opening thought: How the heck is it July?! I’ve been taking my own advice lately of stopping to smell the roses, but the figurative roses. One word that has been a staple in my daily grind for the last few months is awareness – stopping a moment, or moments, to be aware of my thoughts, actions, conversations, and feelings. … Continue reading

Stop & smell the roses

Stop & smell the roses

We tend to get carried away in the details of each week, don’t we? Between running around to appointments, making sure you’re where you need to be, staying on top of real life matters and maintaining a personal life, it’s easy for your head to get lost along the way. It could be because it’s Friday (Hallelujah!) and … Continue reading

Tricks of the freelance trade

Tricks of the freelance trade

In continuing on the journey of reflection, both personally and professionally, I started to think about what moves me forward, what tools I utilize to help me in the day-to-day and what areas of productivity I can improve upon. While reflecting on these three points in particular, I realized how important it is to share our successes and setbacks … Continue reading

Connecting the dots.

Connecting the dots.

*fingers warming, cracks knuckles, starts typing..* My new year is just starting. I’m still trying to get back into the habit – or exercise – of writing regularly so consider this still one of my new year’s resolutions. Forget January 1st, I’m ringing in my 31st year of life by freshly re-examining my goals, setting my sights on … Continue reading

Ebb & Flow.

Ebb & Flow.

Today is one of those days, er, weeks. You didn’t quite sleep right, your dreams were misleading, focusing is a real challenge, your personal life is full of questions and you wonder if everything you’re doing is being executed the right way – or for the right reasons. Surely you’ve been here? Life’s ebb and … Continue reading

Release to takeoff.

Release to takeoff.

The time has come – I’ve graduated from ‘freelancer’ to ‘entrepreneur’ this week. *cue trumpets and hand claps* I’ve officially made myself a business; the paperwork is in motion and I’m pinching myself as I ride this roller coaster along. Was it that hard to get to this point? Not particularly. I’m realizing now the hardest … Continue reading