Indecision

I’m usually a decisive person, so when I recently couldn’t decide on an apartment, I became concerned. Why was I experiencing so much angst over this? After all, I’d made far bigger decisions than this quite confidently. If you’ve ever experienced indecision, you know how paralyising it is. Waking up in the night, endless pro and con lists and that …

All Aboard the Change Roller Coaster

No matter how much personal development you’ve done, some changes feel like you’re on a personal roller coaster. You swing from the high of ‘oh wow, it’s really happening’ to ‘oh no, what on earth am I doing’. It’s what I experienced after I decided to move to Fiji. At first, I was excited. Then I started to pack up …

I’ll be a writer when…

For years I told myself I needed certain things in place to become a writer. Life experience. Money. Maturity. A unique story. Chances are, you’re telling yourself something similar. I’ll be a writer when I’ve landed a publishing contract. I’ll be a writer when I’m famous. But there’s only one thing that makes you a writer- writing. It’s the persistent, …

How Fast Should You Write?

Should you write fast and get all the words down? Or should you take your time and polish them to perfection? Darcy has a sassy snippet for you on writing speed, and what really matters.

Ask, Receive, Rant

A while back I answered a query in a group. ‘What’s your experience on (insert social media platform here)?’ I responded. ‘Really?’ Came the reply. Wow, I thought when I read it. You asked for feedback, and when I give it to you, you question me about it? This puzzled me until I read through the responses. When someone said …

Do It Your Way

A few years back I was eagerly scooping up any advice that came into my social media feed. I signed up for free webinars, downloaded the PDFs of hot tips and did free courses, eager to discover the ‘special sauce’ so many promised would get me results. But the results didn’t flow. Maybe I missed a step? Perhaps I needed …