I thrive when I’m being productive. I thrive when I’m achieving. I thrive when I’m under pressure. I thrive when I’m up against a challenge. I thrive because I’m a person that likes to do, that likes to be active and likes to be purposeful in life.
Don’t get me wrong. There are times when like the best of us, I like to curl up on the sofa under a blanket with chocolate and a movie and forget the busy outside world for a while. But ultimately I was made to be productive. Continue reading
Earlier this evening I was getting ready to nip over to our friends’ house for a relaxed evening, which basically meant putting clean pyjama bottoms and a jumper on, finding my slippers and brushing my teeth! You know, the sort of friends who are actually more like family, who you can just ‘be’ with, in your jammies, totally yourself and you’re safe. And while getting ready, brushing my teeth to be specific, casually leaning over the sink and glancing in the mirror, I felt this blog unfold in front of me in my thoughts.
Ever had one of THOSE days?! Where you just feel grumpy?! And no matter how hard you try, you just can’t pull yourself out?! I’m not talking about days where you’re under very real stress and pressure and are genuinely feeling weighed down by the world. I’m talking about those days when nothing is really wrong, the odd niggle or frustration might rear its unwanted head here or there but for the most part, life is pretty good, it’s just that grumpiness seems to tap you on the shoulder and settle in for the ride.