I know a lot of people that spend many more hours than they are paid for working. They do this for a number of reasons, some people feel that it advances their career by making them look dedicated whereas others feel as though they are making a difference in some way. The big thing that … Continue reading Work/Life Balance
As I mentioned in a previous post, over the last week or so I have been feeling pretty down. Although this hasn't affected my day to day life too much I have found that it has hugely affected my motivation. I haven't been running, walking or writing as much as I would have liked recently. … Continue reading Drawing Therapy
This last week I have been a bit preoccupied, there have been a number of different things going on in my life which have meant that it has not been a good week for me in terms of diet and exercise. Firstly, I have been quite busy at work. Although I haven't been stressed or … Continue reading Preoccupied
Having time off work is great and very relaxing but it also makes me realise how much I need the structure of a regular job. So far this week has been very productive, I have got to do a bunch of things that I wanted to do. Plenty of running, streaming, writing, I have also … Continue reading Time Off Work
Today started out well enough, I managed to get up early to go for a run. I managed to run for a little bit over 6km even though it was very windy and a bit rainy outside. My commute into work was also pretty standard and uneventful (there was a bit of flooding on the … Continue reading Today Was Not A Good Day
This time of year is meant to be a time of giving, sharing and good will but from what I have seen this is far from reality. In the last week I have seen a lot more examples of road rage when I am cycling or or walking around the city I live in than … Continue reading Season of Good Will?
Winter is not great for wellbeing at the best of times, it is dark, cold and generally not nice. This week is my first week of being back in the office. Coming back into the office after having some time away gave me a bit of anxiety. Although I got over this quite quickly once … Continue reading Miserable Winter Week