Goals OR Intentions? Part 2/2

My previous post had the best of goal setting that I have seen. Danielle La Porte alluded to how it is essential to feel you DESERVE the goal you set. And… here’s more thoughts on why goals are a bad thing. We often set goals from a place of lack. It’s possible…

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Goals OR Intentions? Part 1/2

Here’s my two favourite videos on goal setting. So, I’ve continually gone back to this video by Clark Kegley. Since July last year, I’ve created a goal list each month. When it didn’t come easily, I listed everything I would ever want to accomplish, and pared it down to my 3…

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Hygge – the new trend. What is it?

It is no accident; it has been crafted and manufactured with much deliberation for this zeitgeist. How it went from a BBC article to a huge proliferation of books, articles, and looking to other countries for guidance on how to live our lives, amid Brexit. Did the industry provide one…

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Evernote vs Dropbox: for freelance journalism

Evernote vs Dropbox: Organising my freelance journalism work flow Mission: I needed to store and find/search easily: recordings, notes, saved web pages, sources and other research. I needed to store my written notes, ideas and questions, and tags across topics and publications are especially useful. I already use Wunderlist so…

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Facebook statuses, I write.

‘I’m bored of writing,’ I write, into the accusatorily blinking Facebook status box. I drop the words into it’s post-box slot and release them into the abyss. I semi-pretentiously wonder what to write next, as if Facebook matters, as if it matters if I have quality thought out here. No.…

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Why I write. (My reply to Jeff Goins)

A reply to Jeff Goins, here: http://goinswriter.com/why-i-write/ I write… Because I only know what I think when I write, and I only know what I feel after I’ve written, mused, and write more. I’m closer to what makes me, me. And what I want to say, to assert that. To clarify, for…

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On being lonely.

From the Coin Phrases archive. First here: 7/July/2013.   I want to write but I don’t want to be lonely. I get lonely.   When I have poured myself out onto the page or work in isolation, I look up in a haze for interaction to fill up.   Some…

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