Just thought I’d randomly share stuff I’ve been learning. Some of it isn’t actually new – it’s just stuff that I have to be reminded of again and again. Like, for instance, the fact that I’m only human and I’m … Continue reading
I’ve never thought of myself as a perfectionist, but… The past couple of weeks or so, I’ve come to realise: I have this thing about putting things off, waiting for the perfect moment – some things, not everything obviously, just … Continue reading
or: Meirav Becomes a Grown-up Last week started with: oh dear, I’ve got a busy week ahead of me and there’s this big project that I have to finish in November and when will I be able to squeeze that … Continue reading
I love modern technology. I love the way it enables me to communicate with my family and friends back home in Israel without having to wait for letters to travel back and forth. I love the way it has enabled … Continue reading
Taking a day (or a chunk of time) off and resting means, amongst other things, that I acknowledge it’s not up to me to keep the world going.
It’s over two years since I finished the counselling course and I’m still finding stuff that I’d lost back then. I had no idea what that course would cost me, and am still finding out. Continue reading
Just because someone has asked me a question,
it doesn’t mean I have to engage with it.
And it most definitely doesn’t mean I have to engage with it right now.
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This kind of relates to the Someone Is Wrong on the Internet syndrome – I’ve been having to learn Continue reading
Those clunky old things, that made so much noise, and couldn’t do anything else apart from getting text onto paper. There’s a lot to be said for a single-function tool – yes, I love the computer and all the stuff … Continue reading
I joke a lot about being a procrastinator, but it is a serious battle and I’m therefore pausing to pat myself on the back: today I did something that I’ve never done before – I posted all my seasonal greeting cards in time for the second class post deadline. It’s always tended to be a last minute job, I’ve always needed to use first class stamps because of posting so late, and here I am on 16th December able to say it’s done!
Husband was very impressed, and I found myself explaining to him how it worked: I was so not wanting to do it, that I did it just so that I could get this task out of the way, so that I could put it behind me.
But hearing myself say that, I recognise that this is something I’ve never said before in my whole life. I’ve always Continue reading