After my rather gloomy last post, a lot has happened. I am feeling significantly better, no black cloud currently looming, which is helpful because I am feeling the pressure right now! I have my final rather large assignment due a week today and I am already behind schedule. I may have to ask for an … Continue reading Short update
Today it was sunny and I was in a foul mood all day. Objectively, I had a great day, it was sunny, went for lunch in the park with my partner and a friend... sat in the sun, chatted, had a chill out at home, played cards, watched some TV. All very nice and relaxed … Continue reading Sun and black clouds
Today for the first time I properly listened to the lyrics of This is me. I am... I actually think I'm a bit speechless. I wanted to cry the first time I heard it because where the hell was this song and this message the whole time I was growing up?
I constantly have somewhere between 4 and 6 draft blog posts sat staring at me, they are all unfinished thoughts and the vast majority are no longer relevant. In my current drafts box I have half a review of a book that I can no longer remember enough of to review properly, a post about … Continue reading Unfinished thoughts
I like tracking things, tracking my time, tracking what I've done, tracking how much I've slept. I like data and I like being able to analyse it... but heck I am awful at it. I think my love of all things trackable stems from my tendency to dive headlong into whatever project I am working … Continue reading Tracking life
Had the last minute meeting today, very useful, gained a lot from it and allayed some of the pressure / anxiety I had been feeling. Things feel a lot more within my control now. I spent the morning preparing for it and read some very interesting articles that will be useful in a future project. … Continue reading Back to reality
After spending the last few days procrastinating (mainly by writing blog posts about everything in my life - apologies for filling your feeds...!), today I refocused and turned it around. I wrote about 1000 words today and have so far created a coherent-ish essay that has some interesting bits in it, rather than my most … Continue reading Refocus