I have found that the biggest issue with being an introvert is that the vast majority of people see it as an a problem that needs to be fixed rather than a part of who I am. I have spent most of my life thinking that there must be something wrong with me because I … Continue reading Introvert Problems
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?