Finding a Desk to Write On

Finding a Desk to Write On A tidy room is a tidy mind, according to a post I saw on social media.  This year, I set up the spare bedroom as an office.  I rearranged furniture, filed things, and opened a dedicated folder for my finances. It looked great.   But I am...

Good Enough

Good Enough Being ambitious and wanting to be the best version of yourself is important, but there is a point when it can become a source of internal agitation.  The phrase good enough mother was coined by Dr. Donald Winnicott in 1953.  Winnicott specialised in...

On Being Bored

On Being Bored There is something more terrible than a hell of suffering.  A hell of boredom Victor Hugo, Les Misérables, 1862. This is an observation that remains true for many today.  There is a cult of productivity.  Training harder, working longer hours, and...