“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” — Viktor Frankl Personal growth. I am obsessed with it. I cannot get enough of the books, the podcasts, the interviews with thought leaders, creatives, motivational speakers. I… Continue reading My Top 5 Personal Growth and Creativity Thought Leaders.
“Do stuff. Be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration’s shove or society’s kiss on your forehead.” ― Susan Sontag It’s mid-March. MID-MARCH. I’m not quite sure how I got here. But it seems I did some things – some exciting things – for a while, became very worn out, felt very poorly, then just sort of… Continue reading Life Update: Acting, Motherhood, and the Pursuit of Creativity
“I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.” – Rosalia de Castro Snow has fallen. Quite a considerable amount of snow has fallen and this has resulted in Maia’s nursery being closed and Grandma not being able to drive to… Continue reading Solo Travel: A Messy, Imperfect Adventure in Copenhagen
“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious Ambiguity.” ― Gilda… Continue reading Anxiety, Uncertainty and Delicious Ambiguity
It’s 17:00, Maia is downstairs having pasta with her Grandma. I decided I would either tidy the toys up in her room or post something on this blog of mine. A blog that’s been ever so neglected recently…The toys can wait. Neglected, yes, but for good reason. After a crazy few months, I now find myself… Continue reading Copenhagen: Woodah Hostel
I fell in love with Old Town Square pretty much the minute I arrived there. It was really something special. And by night, the place was even more magical. I remember thinking how I couldn’t wait to return some day, when I was a little more used to solo-travel and didn’t feel as though I might… Continue reading Prague by Night
“Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.” – Steve Jobs (below) I climbed a lot of steps to get these views. Breaks were taken during the climb. (Up a tower in St Vitus Cathedral, below). I would regard myself as quite a fit young person but after a few hundred steps that feel like they’re getting steeper and steeper, in… Continue reading Prague: Views from St Vitus Cathedral, a touch of Gold and the Steve Jobs Museum