Sometimes things seem impossible, or we are unwilling to do them in the way they are prescribed or the way we imagine them. At those times, it can be useful to see what adaptations you could make to turn your ‘no’ into a ‘yes, if…’
Finding time in our schedules to declutter can be challenging, finding the motivation even more so. Here are a few tips and tricks to make getting rid of stuff easier and more fun. Find one that works for you!
Time is tricky. Sometimes there seems to be lots of it, and the next moment it’s all disappeared. Where did it go? How can you track it effectively? And why is this so hard for people with ADHD?
Planning is as important as it can be frustrating, often it is both at the same time and I tend to go between doing it religiously and cursing it emphatically. I’m just now finding some tricks that might help make it both sustainable and stress-reducing.
Sometimes, a simple word can help open up a whole world. That’s what happened for me last week, when I received my own diagnosis. Pieces fell into place and I finally got the key to the toolbox I need.
When you give, who are you doing that for? What’s in it for you? What’s in it for the other person? What energy is behind it?
Every relationships is riddled with patterns, the longer we have them, the stronger the patterns. We sometimes even start thinking that we ARE those patterns. But is that really true? And are those roles we take up as strong as we think?
Adrenaline is a hormone that can give us access to our reserves of energy in emergency situations. Yet, when most of our lives end up feeling like an emergency, those reserves get depleted and the adrenaline becomes addictive.
My friend asked me ‘how did it get this far?’ and I asked myself the same question. Not just for me, personally, but for a society as a whole as well, with so many dropping out due to burnout. What’s really going on here?
When have you worked enough? When have you ‘earned’ the right to take some rest? Are you weak if you just can’t manage to keep up with the day-to-day rhythm? I was forced to look at some of these questions, through my own very personal lens.