Reflections

Started @16:43 on 11th May 2022 Listening to some music 1 Focus Hyperfocus is highly focused attention that lasts a long time. You concentrate on something so hard that you lose track of everything else going on around you. Controlled attention is what’s needed. 2 Positivity Negative thoughts come effortlessly at an individual’s mind. Monitoring them…

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REENTRY

  Photo by Giulia Ballestri on Unsplash   I’ve smoked from the age of 16/17 years old where I used to think that it was cool and made me look hard to be puffing on a cigarette, especially while standing and holding the fag between my fingers a certain way. I can still remember my…

BusyBusyBusy

I’ve never been so organised, productive & busy yet still have the feeling that I’m failing Things have been building for at least the past 10 years and more and for all of that time I’ve been saying that “I’m getting there, slowly but surely, I’m getting there!” Well, I have been I am and…

What Is It?

Have you ever felt like you just really want to do something, only you really don’t know what it is you that you really want to do? Hopefully, I’ve got it right this time! And I’m waiting for a hobby desk to arrive today so I can make a start. I joined a Pottery class…

Progress in the making

The following images are of the class projects that got me the Certificate, although there were many many more classes in the course. I highly recommend BYOL (bringyourownlaptop) to anybody who wishes to learn how to use any of the Adobe products and he teaches just about all of them. Dan Scott is an amazing…

12 Science-Based Benefits of Meditation

Meditation is the habitual process of training your mind to focus and redirect your thoughts. The popularity of meditation is increasing as more people discover its many health benefits. You can use it to increase awareness of yourself and your surroundings. Many people think of it as a way to reduce stress and develop concentration.…

Positive Self-Talk: How Talking to Yourself Is a Good Thing

What is positive self-talk? Self-talk is your internal dialogue. It’s influenced by your subconscious mind, and it reveals your thoughts, beliefs, questions, and ideas. Self-talk can be both negative and positive. It can be encouraging, and it can be distressing. Much of your self-talk depends on your personality. If you’re an optimist, your self-talk may be…

Go For It

Most of us want to accomplish something in the short or long-term. We want to lose a few pounds, get better organised, get a Master’s degree or clean up the house. No matter what you want to accomplish (or change), there is a gap from where you are right now to where you want to…

Feeling Stuck & Thinking Hard

Who am I? I’m a 55 year old man who should know better and I’ve been getting & going no where. Things have to change and so do I as this slump I’m in has been going on long enough. What I do… I go out when I have to as I don’t like going out…

Tommorrow Will Be a Good Day

Sir Captain Tom certainly got it right! This post is dedicated to Captain Tom’s memory where I’ve made a change in my own life in carrying on his will and determination in myself to better my future. In his own words, “Tomorrow will be a good day. Tomorrow you will maybe find that everything is…