I’ve been feeling quite depressed this week. Noticing little joys is one of my defenses against it, but so too are choosing not to worry about it, and choosing not to identify with it. Anthony de Mello’s book ‘Awareness’ completely changed my relationship with depression – here are some key lessons from it: You Are […]
Because it’s not the big goals and successes in life that bring true happiness, but the little joys that you choose to notice each day. Bought some gemstone beads and did some crafting! I wanted to recreate this worn-out bracelet (left) in nicer materials. I chose bronzite and silver hematite, and made some alternative versions
Starting a bullet journal changed my life. Five years ago this month, I looked back at my year and I saw… nothing. It was hard to remember what I’d achieved or what I’d enjoyed, or anything much that had happened. I wasn’t really working towards anything and I didn’t really know what I wanted anyway.
Because it’s not the big goals and successes in life that bring true happiness, but the little joys that you choose to notice each day. Morning. Fabulous mackerel sky. I rescued these red cactus dahlias, in a sorry state, from a client’s compost bin weeks ago. Now they are lighting up the garden! This potted