on living a proactive life

I listened to a podcast the other day, that talked about living a proactive rather than a reactive life. Reactive: to act in response to another person or stimulus Proactive: tending to initiate change rather than reacting to events. On reflection, I discovered that a lot of my life is spent in reaction to things. … Continue reading on living a proactive life

on seasons, gratitude and holding things lightly

One morning I found my daughter trying to sticky-tape the buckle back onto her favourite school shoes. The velcro that felt like cotton wool and scuffed toes, had for weeks given me the clue that these shoes were on their way out. But my daughter had been in denial, and it wasn't until that morning … Continue reading on seasons, gratitude and holding things lightly