Category: change

Week 47/2022: moving again

Week of 21 November 2022 Move by 3 p.m. Getting back to posts about Laura Vanderkam’s book Tranquility by Tuesday, chapter 3 is called Move by 3 p.m. (Yes, I’ve skipped chapter 2. Because it’s complicated!) If you’re super observant, you might have noticed one of the habits I’ve...

Week 41/2022: Doing the morning ritual

Week of 10 October 2022 Doing the morning ritual Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been reading Laura Vanderkam’s book Tranquility by Tuesday.  This week I started thinking about rebuilding my morning ritual as Laura suggests in the first chapter. It’s the logical extension of going to bed...

Giving myself a bedtime

Giving myself a bedtime A lesson from Tranquility by Tuesday Late last week I read about Laura Vanderkam’s new book Tranquility by Tuesday, which is subtitled 9 Ways to Calm the Chaos and Make Time for What Matters. I took one look at what the book was about and...

Week 39/2022: Minimising overwhelm

Week of 26 September 2022 Minimising overwhelm Monday was my first day in the office for a very long time. There were a few reasons for me not having gone back before now, some of which involve other people, and it all started to get complicated. But there’s a...

Week 36/2022: My writing plan

Week of 5 September 2022 My writing plan Last week I promised that if I hadn’t made a plan to get writing again by the end of this week, I’d get up at 6.00 every morning to write for 30 minutes. I made the plan. It actually isn’t that...

Week 35/2022: Just do the next thing

Week of 29 August 2022 Just do the next thing. . . I started to write this post but, reading over it, I realised it wasn’t going anywhere. So I’ve shortened it to be a quick update on my three focus areas. I want to fix my shoulder and...

Week 32/2022: Joyful movement

Week of 8 August 2022 Joyful movement After writing about movement a few weeks ago, I started thinking about my walking habit. Walking is one of the things that I do. My habit has been to get up early and go for a walk before anyone else is up...

Week 30/2022: Goodnight, good neighbours

Week of 25 July 2022 To Pauline Hanson, Goodnight, good neighbours When I did my first solo trip to Melbourne in the mid-90s, I told my friends there were three things I absolutely had to do. To go to Hanging Rock, to see the floral clock and to visit...

Week 26/2022: I’m reviewing the situation

Week of 27 June 2022 I’m reviewing the situation When I made my 22 for 2022 list, I grouped the 22 things under the three areas where I wanted to make progress in the first three months of 2022: supporting my body and mind engaging in meaningful work exploring Half...

Week 24/2022: Thank you for the public holiday, The Queen

Week of 13 June 2022 Thank you for the public holiday, The Queen It’s Friday and I’m behind on my posts. I’ve been ordered to rest, so I’m posting as much as I’ve already written for this week and leaving it at that. I had some thoughts on my...