April Challenge – I am my own judge and a kind one

I am attempting to complete five resolutions every day in a challenge to motivate myself through lockdown 3.0. As we come out of lockdown, it feels like the world is waking up. This year Spring is physical and emotional. The weather is good (dry). People have been in contact with whom I haven’t spoken forContinue reading “April Challenge – I am my own judge and a kind one”

Doing something new every day – Day 50. Going phoneless. Easier said then done.

I am attempting to do something new every day in a challenge to motivate myself through lockdown 3.0. My latest “something new” is to reduce my reliance on my phone. I thought it would be easy. I would just not look at my phone for a day, or at least have minimal activity. The firstContinue reading “Doing something new every day – Day 50. Going phoneless. Easier said then done.”

Doing something new every day – Day 48. Bloody well giving up… almost.

I am attempting to do something new every day in a challenge to motivate myself through lockdown 3.0. I almost gave up this morning. I just felt like I couldn’t be bothered with all these bloody resolutions any longer. It’s been a struggle and yesterday did not help. Yesterday sucked, and not the sucking dieselContinue reading “Doing something new every day – Day 48. Bloody well giving up… almost.”

Day 37 of my something new challenge – baking a birthday cake for a fish.

I am attempting to do something new every day in a challenge to motivate myself through lockdown 3.0. This time two years ago I was a CFO and COO turning a loss- making company into profit. Today I spent the afternoon making a birthday cake for Bruce, our goldfish. I have never made a birthdayContinue reading “Day 37 of my something new challenge – baking a birthday cake for a fish.”

Doing something new every day – it’s getting tough now as I’m struggling for ideas….

I am attempting to do something new every day in a challenge to motivate myself through lockdown 3.0. What is becoming patently obvious is that it’s getting harder and harder to invent new things for me to attempt, esp as they have to be easy, quick and within 5km of my house. Last night, IContinue reading “Doing something new every day – it’s getting tough now as I’m struggling for ideas….”

Doing something new every day – a recipe for motivation during lockdown?

I am attempting to do something new every day in a challenge to motivate myself through lockdown 3.0. There have definitely been tough times over the last couple of days. Between the weather, homeschooling and the lockdown, life was triangulating to frustrate me. However, having my daily challenges has certainly helped. Somehow, they are muchContinue reading “Doing something new every day – a recipe for motivation during lockdown?”

Beating the lockdown blues by trying something new every day – Day 9

I am attempting to do something new every day in a challenge to motivate myself through lockdown 3.0. I was flicking through a book called “how to do just about everything” in hope of finding inspiration, when the title “how to write a love letter” caught my eye. At first, my inners shrivelled at theContinue reading “Beating the lockdown blues by trying something new every day – Day 9”

Lockdown – The weekly shop is now the epicentre of my universe, lockdown lethargy and how my mother became a twitchy curtain person

Three months ago, returning from the grocery shop, I’d come into the house with bags in hand. My husband would say, “oh you’re back.” He had zero curiosity about my shopping experience and honestly, it would have been a bit weird and “control freak” of him if he did. Now. Now. NOW!!!!! Ha ha haContinue reading “Lockdown – The weekly shop is now the epicentre of my universe, lockdown lethargy and how my mother became a twitchy curtain person”