The ancient text the Tao Te Ching states:
“He who knows he has enough is rich.”
So I’ve been experimenting with this idea. I’ve been flexing my thrift muscle and making do with what I already have.
Discovering the abundance of less
When I was working on my PhD, I discovered how to […]
Do you ever feel like you can’t face the day?
Like everything feels too hard? And you can’t do it?
If so, I get it. I’ve been there (many times).
What I’ve found really helps when I’m feeling down is a little self care. And this usually involves taking some time out, […]
Is tidying and cleaning a form of procrastination?
It certainly can be.
If you’re spending hours of your day, dusting, picking up bits of fluff off the carpet and scrubbing floors, then yes. You’ve got a bad case of procrastacleaning.
Put simply, you’re avoiding living.
As professor (and expert on procrastination) Tim Pychyl says:
You’re not going to like what I’m about to say. Here goes!
They key to doing well at school (and in life) is to become comfortable with feeling uncomfortable.
The time has come to embrace boredom, anxiety, pain, and confusion.
Resist the urge to escape these uncomfortable mental states. Don’t distract yourself.
If you can sit […]