The choices we make – part one

“Yes” is a good word.

I like to think that my “yes” means just that. However, far to often I try and do too much which means that my commitment to being somewhere at a given time is either just-in-time or just missed.

Reflecting on my habits as a person-who-likes-to-keep-the-world-happy, the tendency to say “yes” too often is unhelpful at best and destructive at worst.

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Point to where it hurts

I fell off my bike on Friday.

I got up again and pedalled on. No significant damage to the bike – or to me. The slow, steady fall was caused by me not noticing that the path was actually sludge and not tarmac at a given point I was overtaking a pedestrian (it was a shared-use path).

Getting back on the bike was important (mainly as I was 10 miles from home). But also to keep things that were tender moving – and prevent something seizing up.  Continue reading “Point to where it hurts”

I had something in my eye

Last week I sent some emails to people on my lists – friend, contacts and people who had downloaded the Guide I published a few weeks before. It was another milestone for me and one that I’m grateful to have reached.

You know how it feels when you take something from a bunch of ideas, tasks and noise in your head and wrestle into some kind of order and then make it happen. It’s soooo goooooood. But that wasn’t all. Continue reading “I had something in my eye”