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Thriving instead of striving

The fear of past failures repeating themselves keeps us hooked to the success-or-failure scenario. Letting go of judgment and embracing both leads to thriving instead of striving.

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Focus: Organising Evolution
Challenge Yourself, Creative Routine Hack, Productivity, Writing

Focus = Permission to Work on One Single Thing

This year I'm attempting to juggle 4 blogs...for someone who hasn't blogged regularly in years, that's quite like Mission Impossible. I have no idea whether I'm going to succeed or fail - that is whether by the end of this year I'll have four blogs with each at least one post a week - but… Continue reading Focus = Permission to Work on One Single Thing

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Challenge Yourself, Creative Routine Hack, Creativity, Productivity, Realise your dreams, True Stories, Writing

Creative Routine Hack: How to let go of old habits – and live and work with joy (6)

Have you just discovered the Creative Routing Hack Series? Click this link to read the first post. Once you step out of your Comfort Zone and give up on the idea of having to control the process or the outcome, something amazing happens: You realise that what you've thought of as discomfort is something else… Continue reading Creative Routine Hack: How to let go of old habits – and live and work with joy (6)

Challenge Yourself, True Stories

My Own Pair Of Glasses

A few days ago, I tried to be clever. When I work away from home, I usually put anything special in my bag the night before and routine stuff before I leave. Every once in a while I forget something in the morning rush. That morning, just as I came from the bathroom, I saw… Continue reading My Own Pair Of Glasses

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Playful Professionalism

NaNoWriMo - But Not Only | November 2011, Day 14 & 15 Half-time = time for a pie and a hot-dog, and a revision - or rather... ...half-time watering 😉 For more than a week, this blog post title has been going through my head. That it didn't make it into an article has got… Continue reading Playful Professionalism

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The Slump Swamp

The Second NaNoWriMo 2011 Mid-Weekend Review Oh I love the simplicity of my novel wordcount this week: a fat, round O. Concerning the blog post wordcount I'm getting more and more confused about which day it relates to... On the positive side, this week I've done several thousand knots (real ones, not speed) on a… Continue reading The Slump Swamp