Looking back at 2019

Does anyone else keep forgetting weโ€™re not only heading into a new year, but a new decade too? I considered looking back at the last decade in this post, but Iโ€™m looking forward to drawing a line under it and moving on into the new decade with a fresh perspective, embracing new opportunities and living…

Setting Boundaries & the Power of Mute

Isnโ€™t it funny how sometimes the smallest changes can have the biggest impacts on your life? Iโ€™ve been having a battle for much of this year with one of my colleagues. He was constantly sending messages in our group chat outside of working hours (and inside sometimes, despite the fact we all work opposite each…

Mental Health Awareness Week

I’ve been thinking about mental health a lot this week. Particularly apt due to it being mental health awareness week. Everywhere I’ve turned there have been reminders about looking after our mental health. Social media has been full of interesting quotes and articles, and celebrities as well as us ‘normal’ folk have been talking about…

Readjusting

After a wobbly start to the year, a weekend readjusting was much needed. I took a brief trip to the lovely St. Albans on Saturday to meet up with my family. We’ve often suggested meeting half way between Northampton and London, but never actually done it. St. Albans is pretty much bang in the middle…

New Year, New Goals

It’s that time of year again when we take time to look back at the last 12 months and to look forward to the next. I reflected on much of the last 12 months in a blog I wrote earlier this month called Turning 35, so now it’s time to focus on the next 12 months. I’m  not…