Tag: Change

  • How to bounce back if COVID killed your career

    How to bounce back if COVID killed your career

    The world is coming to terms with new ways of living and working since the pandemic. If your career has been unalterably changed, how do you decide what to do next?

  • The philosophy of growing caterpillars

    The philosophy of growing caterpillars

    Isn’t it funny how quickly things can change. Only a week or so ago, I was getting excited that our native Dutchman’s Pipe vine was still kicking on in the canopy of our tree, then a couple of large butterflies of both sexes were spotted multiple times. Today, the final part of the puzzle: caterpillars. […]

  • Just say no

    Just say no

    2016 was a year of saying yes to everything and working out how to do it later; you know, that piece of advice often bandied about by successful business types. Working in the careers industry, I put a lot of stock in the benefits of just giving things a go. Experience is everything and if […]

  • Noise

    Noise

    My brain is a noisy place. Lately, it’s been so loud in there I can’t hear one thought over another. It’s a frustrating state to be in and I’ve decided enough is enough. So, while all the world seems to be setting themselves 12 week fitness challenges and competition goals, I’ve set myself a meditation […]

  • A new normal

    A new normal

    I’m surprised at myself. I spent a really great Easter at Bluesfest in Byron Bay, listening to some amazing musicians, marvelling at their skills, and admiring their many beautiful guitars. Music makes me very happy, and if it’s live all the better. Through all of this auditory bliss, though, one small thought kept creeping in: […]

  • Something in the air

    Something in the air

    A cool breeze is blowing this morning, ridding us of the baked heat that normally sets in by 6am. It’s been coming on for about a week but this morning it’s definitive: Summer is over. In the North, seasons don’t pass through the cycle of Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring the same way as other places. […]

  • Treatment commences

    Treatment commences

    It has been a week since my first knee treatment with Platelet Rich Plasma injections. The news about my patellar tendon was not great, as expected. The benefit from that was the injection at least didn’t hurt. I have had problems with my knee for a few years, namely some missing and torn cartilage that […]