Making Fear an Opportunity

Closing a door, opens a window. Being afraid, creates an opportunity. I've written before about the Laziness of Fear; in which, I discuss how sometimes when I'm being 'lazy', it's actually that I'm scared. Now, I'd like to address how fear presents an opportunity for us. A few weeks ago, I'd describe my working world …

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Appreciating Uncertainty

The unknown is often synonymous with fear; especially for those of us that are anxious or fearful of change. However, I want to pose a different perspective; that by accepting we don't know something for certain we can actually be better off. I've recently learnt about Mind Reading. I don't mean this in a literal …

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Hidden Demons

No man is an island; but it can often feel like we're stranded out here alone. I've been dealing recently with some personal demons, you can read about these here: Asking for Help and Getting Worse to Get Better. As a continuation of the theme of my blog, I wanted to again address this idea of mental …

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Getting Worse to Get Better

In last weeks post I addressed my recent diagnosis, and I touched upon how it made things feel more "real". In truth, it feels a lot like getting worse to get better and, as such, I felt it wise to probably document this and write about it; either as a therapy to myself or perhaps …

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Reflecting and Changing

For the past few months I've felt like everything was on hold. For those of you not in the know, my work offered all it's employees a fantastic opportunity; voluntary redundancy with one years pay. You can read more about it in my post, , but, long story short, it was my dream opportunity, which …

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Why dreams are important (but not for the reasons you might think!)

We all have dreams, ambitions, and goals. We're told they're important, but what if the actual dream isn't as important as what it says about us? When we're younger we're instilled with a belief that we can be anything we want to, as long as we set our minds to it. We can be anything …

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The Laziness of Fear

Does fear contribute to your laziness? Is laziness just another excuse? If you've been following along this Month, I've been talking about how to reach our goals and dreams this year. I thought it was a fitting topic for January, when the year is new, fresh, exciting and when many of us are making resolutions …

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