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Freelancing and me

Freelancing and me

I’ve been feeling a constant sort of pressure at the moment, the kind that comes from many deadlines, events and appointments converging. The pressure will be relieved in about a week, I think, as much of the work will be finished and submitted, and many of the...

Slowly, slowly

Most afternoons over the past week, I’ve found myself swamped with a sort of low-grade despair. I don’t feel sad, but more anxious (usually the balance of my depression is the other way around). It’s just a weird aimlessness and lack of focus. I try...

Schedule those pleasant events!

  I don’t want to get into that habit of posting so rarely that each post begins with an apology for not posting more. But hey. Here we are. I’ll try not to do it next time. I guess I’ve just been so exhausted and trying to do so many things...

Hi, it’s been a while

I was thinking this week, “I should blog, it’s been a while.” I didn’t realise it’s been over three weeks. What. I’m pretty darn exhausted at the moment. I went to Tamworth to help out for a couple of days at The Tent run by SU NSW...

Creative encouragement and white space

I feel as though I’m getting all the wonderful encouragement from Liz Gilbert and Brené Brown at the moment, because they are each promoting a new book so they’re popping up on podcasts and websites all over the place. I’m a total fangirl of Brené...

Treadmill desk!

Today I made myself a treadmill desk! Amanda Hooton says, “The great problem with working at a treadmill desk, as American writer Susan Orlean has observed, is “the compulsion to announce constantly that you are working at a treadmill desk”. This is...