It’s been a week. My fourth in this contract and already the funemployed memories have become blurry. Returning to the corporate routine has really made me think about what I want from my next job and next employer. Of course, I have been thinking about this almost non-stop during my break but putting on my … Continue reading The universe spoke to me
After three (count them: one, two, three!) weeks at work, I was excited at the prospect of a long hike to renew and refresh my mind and body. Early on Saturday morning we headed just an hour out of town to Dromana to do the Two Bays walk, a 26k walk to Cape Schanck. Accompanied … Continue reading Aaannddd breathe…
Sorry for the crickets lately. I’ve gone back to work and frankly it’s quite a shock. I’m exhausted, even though I’m keeping my hours to 9-5, but I guess a little fatigue is to be expected after eight months out of the workforce. To recap, I have an eight-week contract. It’s now the start of … Continue reading Back in the trenches
Funny story. On my morning walk last week, I bumped into a friend who I haven’t seen for 20 years. The last time we saw each other, way too many frozen margaritas were consumed, and I had to get a taxi from Manly in Sydney to Surry Hills because I missed the last ferry back … Continue reading How much is enough?
I've been awake for many hours, thanks to the end of daylight savings. Fortunatley, it's a stunning day in Melbourne so I've made the most of it, starting with a walk around the bay. After breakfast I went to a Yin yoga class, my absolute favourite. Yin is a slow practice that holds postures for … Continue reading Discovering Santosha
In my pursuit to make the best of my time off work, I started working with an executive coach a couple of months ago. The goal is to "sharpen the axe" before I return to work, focussing on some specific skills but also to put myself in a better position to not give all of … Continue reading I was sharpening the wrong axe
How flotation therapy and sensory deprivation helped to keep my mind quiet.