Anxiety is a trickster. It makes you feel and believe things that aren’t true, makes you think you’re guilty for things you’re not, and separates you from those around you. This isn’t a lesson in how to beat it, but recognizing when it might beat you.
Talking about AccessxHelenAnderz, Metis Women in Business, Blogging, and why I’m obsessed with it all.
If you’re one of those magical people who can wake up and just ‘be awake’ I’d ask which demon you sold your soul too and how can I get in touch?
Dying your hair is a lot of hard work and commitment. I’m not really a fan of either of those things when it comes to my appearance – which is why I’ll never dye my hair again. The first time I dyed my hair should have been an experience to put me off for life, but I like to learn mistakes a couple of times just to be sure.
There are a lot of stereotypes about authors being reclusive and introverted. And if there’s anything I’ve learned from my years of studying Creative Writing as a craft it is this:
They are all true, but not for the reasons you think.
Being hurt is part of life, but being hurt repeatedly from not learning from the mistake isn’t.
Let me put in context for you: I had two very close friends. We’ll call them February and January.
The Greeks used to believe in The Fates – but they didn’t ‘help’ people. People’s fates were usually tragic – and I don’t need that kind of drama in my life…
… So we’re sat in the gatehouse, waiting for our flight and the news is playing on the television. The headline? ‘American Airline Plane Catches Fire on Runway.’
Who are we flying within ten minutes? American Airlines…
Okay, so, I did a bit of research into this because I thought the answer was going to be super simple and then it wasn’t. And the reason it wasn’t is that people aren’t super simple. Our tastes change as we grow and learn, but the styles and techniques of the films we love have been immortalised and don’t change. Obviously.
A short story about the one and only time I was involved in a prank call.