The role of creative endeavour in one's life and happiness is what I've been thinking about (among millions of other things of course) in the last few days. My work life is, like for many other people too, stress/frustration/anxiety -inducing, on some days more than on some others, and I have to actively come up … Continue reading Writing on writing
I work in a customer service profession and have, through working it out in my head over the past months, begun to enjoy my job. The system in which I do my job appears to a lot of people as dysfunctional, as many systems that are built from pieces over time (instead of designing one … Continue reading On meeting people
I was at the beach with my parentals today. I've taken to swimming in a big way this spring/summer season and try to visit beaches, lakes, rivers or the sea as often as I can. Today was very hot and I rejoiced in the opportunity to go for a dip after work. The sea was … Continue reading Thoughts on thoughts and words and things
This week, I have been miserable. This week was preceded by last week, during which I was also miserable. One must always stay vigilant and take care of one's well-being. I am still learning. My work is very busy and I consume a lot of energy daily. I still don't understand how much I should … Continue reading Adjustments
...which is something we all know. Did you know though, that two thirds of the people, according to studies (hey, I Googled!), who are unemployed for any significant time (talking months/years instead of weeks), will suffer from mental health problems during their unemployment. (I know this is really lazy research, I am doing it just … Continue reading Unemployment fairly sucks
Do you have a loved one who is constantly under-performing in life? That person may have an eating disorder! I joke, but at the same time I do not. Plenty of people underachieve in life and the reasons to that are many and varied. However I do suggest an ED may often create, when it … Continue reading Storming the barricades, etc.
It’s hard to accept one’s bodily/mental limitations after years of either failing to identify them or completely denying them. I have spent such time time thinking I must do a certain set of things in life to earn my right to exist and I have done these things without any consideration of whether my body … Continue reading Limits, part two: the formative years