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Top 5 online cures for feeling bummed

Top 5 online cures for feeling bummed

It’s Sunday afternoon. You’ve got a big week ahead and you just wish that you would finally get the call from the lottery people, letting you know that you’ve won a squillion and you never have to work again. But there is no phone call, […]

Procrastination Analysis

Procrastination Analysis

While looking back over my procrastination post, I came across a simple, yet powerful thought. Why? The Inc.com article I stumbled across stated “If you’re struggling to get something done, why not spend a few minutes thinking more deeply about exactly why you want to do […]

Do you have all four legs on your mental health table?

Do you have all four legs on your mental health table?

Recently, I’ve been binge-listening to a podcast called “Economic Update”. Sounds like a real snore-fast, doesn’t it? In fact, it’s soothing, gripping and depressing all at one. In an episode from a few months ago a regular guest, Dr Fraad, was talking about what support […]

How to you quickly energise yourself

How to you quickly energise yourself

Introverts find their energy draining very quickly in social situations. It doesn’t matter how much you may love and adore the people we are with – eventually you begin to notice that you’re quieter, it’s harder to find the words you want to say and […]

Hermitopia is now on Bloglovin’!

Hermitopia is now on Bloglovin’!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I’m also thinking about signing up with Feedly. What other feeds or blog readers do you suggest?

When the screens get between you – reconnecting with your partner

When the screens get between you – reconnecting with your partner

Are you in a closer relationship with your screen than your partner? If your partner asks a question during the TV ad break, and your phone notification sound goes off at the same time , which do you respond to first? I will be honest […]

Imposter syndrome: the mysterious curse of successful people

Imposter syndrome: the mysterious curse of successful people

I have a friend who is highly successful in his field. He doesn’t seem aware that he has done well for himself. High grades through school, scholarships, placements, and he’s now in a very prestigious job. None of it seems to matter to him. It’s […]

How watching La La Land could help your career (spoilers)

How watching La La Land could help your career (spoilers)

  Boy-meets-girl, both meet career expectations. This is not another review about how La La Land is a nostalgic escape from the political turmoil of the day. Nor is it about how the film is a saccharine example of why the world is so polarised. […]

Sacrifice is stupid, so stop it

Sacrifice is stupid, so stop it

Can we please stop glorifying sacrifice? It’s not the great gift people make it out to be. It’s teaching us all to be lazy and stupid. I often get very sappy posts in my feeds, but lately I’ve had a few that made me edgy. […]

Start. Anything. Just start.

Start. Anything. Just start.

I voted Remain and I don’t agree with Trump. I also don’t feel very connected to many other Remainers or anti-Republicans. Why? Because right now I’m seeing a lot of cheap insults from both sides (and a lack of independent journalism) and so I really […]