There is something about the idea of simplicity that I have always found very appealing.
I have long been on a journey to embrace a more simplistic approach to all areas of my life.
I say long been because it is no quick process, and it’s ongoing.
A Spring clean and decluttering a few drawers is one thing, but to live constantly asking, “Could this be simplified?” is a whole different gravy.
But the rewards are worth the effort, or at least they have been for me.
Shedding those things we don’t need or use, either physically or emotionally, is…
Up against it, time not on your side, deadline looming, got to be finished now. Rushed.
Being rushed is not an uncommon feeling we find ourselves experiencing.
But what’s wrong with that?
These added pressures, if used correctly, can bring about some of our best work, some of our most memorable experiences.
Because we don’t have time to think of reasons why we “can’t” do it, we have to find ways we “can” do it.
We go to a higher level of thinking, become more creative with our solutions and to be quite frank, that is a good thing.
Every situation we feel rushed in is another chance to play bigger, and I welcome that.
You should too; after all, who want to play small.
Like a lot of us, I have a list of things I will do one day.
I will visit the pyramids one day.
I will grow my hair long one day.
I will stop people-pleasing one day.
I will take a six month trip around the world one day.
I will finally tidy the shed one day.
I will get a tattoo one day.
I could list more, but you get the point. I have a lot of things I will do one day.
Well, today, I decided to tick one of them off.
Somewhere on my list was, “I…
The thoughts and ramblings of a middle-aged Yorkshireman