As part of Mental Health Month, I will be sharing more on what my day to day life can be like as a Christian living with Bipolar 2 Disorder, Generalised Anxiety and Panic Disorder. I hope to uncover some real life battles that go on and how I am learning to manage the onslaught, fight the battle and come out stronger in my faith and my wellbeing.
There's been something on my mind over the past week and I have to discuss it. As I've been getting my new book, Becoming You, ready for sale, I've been thinking about monetisation, blogging, affiliations and the like and I realised that I needed to draw a line in the sand, that for me, would … Continue reading Why I’m Not Monetising My Blog
It's 6:27am and I've just sat down to take a quick look over my ebook draft that I wrote yesterday. 7253 words in five hours. And my software won't open the file. It will open other files. Just not this one. This has never happened before with my software, so I won't mention which one … Continue reading What to do when the s#%@ hits the fan
As it seems pertinent to the fact that it's the 4th of March, and the year is quite literally marching along at breakneck speed, I thought to share a little strategy I've recently come up with. I have followed some awesome bloggers over the past two years, particularly Carrie Smith from Careful Cents and Lacy … Continue reading The Dichotomy of Being a Creative and Planning Ahead
So yes, it's Christmas Eve, so for all my friends, family and colleagues who celebrate this season, may you have a wonderful time and for those who don't, I pray that you have a blessed and restful break. Today's post is a bit of a fun one for all my freelancing buddies across the world. … Continue reading How Freelancers Stay in Out of Office Mode When on Holiday
So today is supposed to be my last day of work for the year - self imposed, self directed. I still have work to complete that I think might be done today but I am not convinced it will be. This leads me to wonder how I am going to manage the challenge of not working while … Continue reading Opportunity to contribute to a blog post – Tips on How to Stay Out of Office Mode while on Holiday
But this is what I've discovered. I've been holding on to my own perception of beauty because the way I present myself provides a very lucrative payoff.
I could never understand why I didn't finish this picture, because it always felt unfinished, like much of what I put my hand to. But now that I see it here I realise that there is a really good reason - I am not yet finished.
I'm posting late tonight as I genuinely forgot about it earlier in the day and have just returned from a drive to Sydney and back to pick up the hubster from his work. The trains would have had him returning home close to midnight, and with a turn around starting at 5am tomorrow, this seemed … Continue reading Gratitude Day 5 – We do live in a blessed country after all
The best part was the way we connect. There is something so special to me as a parent to know that my child can share his heart without fear of it going further; that there is a freedom to express his views even when he knows we will ultimately agree to disagree.