Archive for Reworking work (vocation and lifestyle redesign)

How to cultivate pleasuretaking in your life

How to cultivate pleasuretaking in your life

Food is such an immediate pleasure. This month, let’s take the pressure off food and explore other ways to meet our desires and enjoy living 1.Paradigm-shift your pleasure. Think about how pleasure was presented to you as a child, and the rolemodels in your life….

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Washing hassle solved by top entrepreneurs and psycho-spiritual coaches

Washing hassle solved by top entrepreneurs and psycho-spiritual coaches

Washing is endless. Unsightly drying in all rooms. Forever a bucket of wet stuff to hang up at 11pm. Then it’s clean, jumbled in tub for a whole week  Don’t get in a fluster: Cluster! Tim Ferriss, bestselling world-changing entrepreneur and author of the Four-Hour…

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Vocation, vocation, vocation: Part 2, the rungless ladder

Vocation, vocation, vocation: Part 2, the rungless ladder

‘Standup comedian and writer Sarah Sheldon talks us through her bumpy road to figuring out her life purpose, or career, or just a job to pay the rent ‘Careers’ education: How I got dubbed a perfect air traffic controller I’m not sure how seriously “careers”…

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Vocation, vocation, vocation: Part 1, casting the internet too wide

Vocation, vocation, vocation: Part 1, casting the internet too wide

After years of letting this online habit fall away, I realised I’d spent a day doing that soulsapping search-a-course-on-the-internet thing. Welcome to the first of a couple of posts about Life Purpose Surfing yourself silly Do you do that thing too? I think it’s one…

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Waiting (or ’embracing timelessness’)

Waiting (or ’embracing timelessness’)

I used to love deadlines: found them energising, and focus-giving. I’d make up all kinds of deadlines for myself and stick to them religiously. Not any more! I was thinking about this while I waited for a haircut in a place you don’t make appointments,…

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Seven ways to make failure impossible

Seven ways to make failure impossible

We live by goals, targets, determination. But the trouble is, you either meet goals (success) or not (fail). And since failure is hefty, and willpower a limited resource, here’s another way to do life I’ve loved goals (I WILL draft a novel in 31 days,…

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Setting up an online shop

Setting up an online shop

I’m trying to set up my online shop properly. In case you’re wondering what I’m doing. When I’ve worked out how, I’ll tell you. OK? Where am I researching selling art online? Good question. I’m asking myself, and asking Google, this: What are all the…

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Here you are!

Here you are!

Here’s my new look site. I hope you’ll look around, and let me know what you think I redesigned because my friends told me they found it hard to search for past posts, and to read the archive. I hope you’ll find this much easier…

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Eating psychology coach? Now you know where to find one

Eating psychology coach? Now you know where to find one

Here! I’m here. In person, or on Skype. If you need me. My doors, or my internet browser windows at least, are open Have you spotted my page about coaching? It’s here. Ready to take the plunge? Maybe you have a few questions first… What…

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You CAN make your own website

You CAN make your own website

Of course you can. You just have to spend a few absorbing hours fiddling. OK, then you  have to spend a few more hours. Sometimes I think: Is it worth it? * * * I’m redesigning my site at the moment. Thanks for bearing with me….

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