Do you know the feeling when you are trying to be perfect on all counts (work, parenting, relationships and social life), burn the candle at all ends – and then end up achieving not even half of the things you had on your mental to do list?
All my life I have considered myself a perfectionist. Not necessarily Continue reading
Since I last posted a lot has changed – in a positive way I am glad to report! I am sure the line of events which you are going to read about is connected to my changed attitude after starting to dive into the world of free range thinking: So here goes…
Change 1: Ever since coming across the free-range approach* to creating your ideal career and life style I have felt Continue reading
This Wednesday I went to a Freerange meeting in Central London to connect with like-minded people who like me are tired of their career or lifestyle and desperate to create something of their own.
I was really excited because I expected to meet lots of people who had already created businesses based upon their passions. Instead the majority of those I spoke with were feeling quite stuck, not yet ready to take the leap and come out with their idea (which in most cases sounded really exciting I thought). Some spoke about art they wanted to create, others were looking to build a career in travel, others wanted to sell a piece of their culture.
The common point of struggle soon became obvious to me: their very own pursuit of perfection. Continue reading
I don’t know who of you other mums out there sometimes feel that life somehow surpasses us since we have kids and need to stick to a routine that doesn’t allow for much flexibility. My husband and I don’t have any family living nearby and struggle to pay for expensive babysitting. When we do leave our daughter with the neighbours or another mum (once every two months maybe) this is restricted to a few hours in which we usually attempt to do something terribly ‘productive’ such as sorting out our garage or clearing the garden.
Given that I used to love a good night out and my freedom I still find this change hard to take. But somehow Continue reading