Risks at the Crossroads

When is taking a risk worth it? When is the fear well-founded I interrupt the post I have scheduled for today to talk about something completely different. For the past few years I've been struggling to find fulfilment at work. There's been times where that's not the case, obviously. Times where I've enjoyed myself, times …

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Back From NaNo

Today is the first Monday in December. Wow. This year has gone fast! Soon we'll be in 2018, reflecting back on the good, the bad, and the weird of the distant memory that was 2017. For now, though, we still have one month left and, more importantly, it's a Month where I am back on …

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Creative Guilt

Do you have too many projects? Ever feel guilty for working on one but not the other? I left today free from scheduled posts so I could write something about me doing NaNo. I could have attempted to make a prediction for how I would be getting on, but that wouldn't have the same impact …

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Setting a Deadline for my Dreams

Last week I wrote about the positivity of having a deadline. You can read that here: . In the post I talked about how I need deadlines to get anything done and how I'm currently engaged in NaNoWriMo. Now, in an attempt to find some content to schedule well in advance for you, and because I'm …

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Deadline Joy

If you're a frequent reader of the Clouds you'll know I promise you a post every Monday. Today is no different. You'll know I do this for a few reasons... The first, is that it provides consistency. You know when to check in with my blog, you know the schedule, you know when there's something …

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The Beauty of Challenge

Do you see the beauty in the challenges we face? How they allow us to improve? Last week I wrote about criticism and the positive impact it can have. You can read that post here: Feed(back) Your Enthusiasm. Feedback and criticism will often pose as a challenge to us, they're signs that something we're doing …

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Feed(back) Your Enthusiasm

Do you enjoy feedback? When someone critiques a piece of your work? What about when they offer suggestions for improvement? I'm not sure whether or not I'm in the minority here but I love feedback. I love someone commenting on my work, what I did well, and even what I could do better. Maybe I'm …

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