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Balance. Where can I get some?

I'm so freaking tired. I've been working at the school, almost full time (but still as a casual while they undergo a general staff review, which they were in the middle of when I arrived) for about a month. I think I'm doing okay; my boss seems very appreciative of my...

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A goal

Why are colds so debilitating? Got up this morning with a slight tickle in my throat, went to work, three hours later was back home and in bed. Blurg. Feeling like death warmed up. But obviously my absence from the office was inconsequential because I got a message...

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New thing

Well this is exciting - on Monday I am starting at Launceston Church Grammar School as Marketing and Events Officer, two days a week. Hurrah! Regular money! Working with nice people! And I still get to do my freelance and volunteering stuff, but it won't feel quite as...

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I dropped Karen off at the airport this morning, bringing to a close our inaugural writing retreat. I say inaugural - although we didn't discuss doing it again, I reckon we should! As I mentioned in my last post, we chatted each day about what we'd achieved and...

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Make joy instead

Further to my last post, I keep thinking about why I struggle with the idea of achieving something, or 'making it' in a creative field. I guess it's two hallmarks of my generation: firstly, that fame is the chief and desirable marker of success, and secondly, being...

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Other things I do!

I am passionate about gratitude and I write about it at Everyday Gratitude. I also have produced some nice things to help you get into gratitude, which you can buy here.

My life in pictures

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