Lists are good. Lists are purveyors of sanity. Lists may not get tasks done, but they bring order to the chaos that is life. Lists, at certain places of work, can literally save lives. Checklists, do-to-lists, index lists, bucket lists, shopping lists- call them what you will, they certainly make life that teeny bit easier.... Continue Reading →
Onwards and growing.
Being bleak and pessimistic in nature, it is hard to discern things like virtue or progress. To me, at the core, everyone is grey and every situation is desolate. We are all rotten, and therefore so is the world around. Accepting these truths, makes bearing life a tad easier. But life should be lived! It... Continue Reading →
How worthy are you?
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Eleanor Roosevelt How does one not feel inferior? How is self- worth determined? And what is the consequence of being worthy? Most struggles in life revolve around the balance between desires and assets. How much we want versus how much we have. What we wish for... Continue Reading →
Deep work, excuses and a disordered- mind.
I have already broken my streak. I had promised myself I will get back to it. At least for the few days that the working- world doesn't dictate my time. But our time isn't ever really our time, is it? I am talking about my 30- day- squat challenge that I voiced on here, and... Continue Reading →
What will become of us?
As Lil' Z wakes up more morose than usual (it is mostly not her fault to be honest https://manicmumlife.wordpress.com/2017/07/05/broody-mornings/) and even my generally sunnily disposed male progeny seems a bit off- kilter, I wonder- we are all going a bit stir- crazy, absolutely. These are unprecedented days, weeks and months. Only in the distant future... Continue Reading →
The vicissitudes of my mien have long confounded me. Dissecting my moods is never easy. As the layers peel away, I understand less rather than more. And among the most confusing of feelings is the feeling of being an imposter. A fraud. Masquerader. This feeling can occur along a wide spectrum. From a cheap phony... Continue Reading →