Category Archives: Balance

Giving Back

Coming into this weekend, the last one of November, I thought I’d covered all of the aspects of my career plan. If you’re interested in reading the series, you can find them here: Part 1: Not as easy as it … Continue reading

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Plans Within Plans

I need a plan. I suspect that you probably need one too. For the longest time, I’d been so focused on writing stories that – to my embarrassment – I’d neglected to do any long-term thinking about what comes next. … Continue reading

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Getting Myself Off my Back

This is going to be a short one today. I’m just coming off the emotional roller-coaster of Wales beating France to move forward into the 2019 World Cup Semi-Finals – BY ONE POINT!!! And they only did manage to take … Continue reading

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Out of Control?

I don’t mind telling you that this past week has been harder to keep a hold of than a fistful of water. My writing productivity had slagged, and there were a couple of days where I didn’t get up to … Continue reading

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Future Me can be a Time Sink

If you’ve been following the blog for the past few weeks, you’ll know that I’ve been trying to manage my time better. If you’ve been following my Five Thing Thursday posts, you may have gotten a hint that, for me, … Continue reading

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A Gift to Myself: Part 4.

Earlier in the week, I had what I’m going to call a mild anxiety attack. It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that reads this blog, that I’ve got a lot on my plate at any given moment. My … Continue reading

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A Gift to Myself: Part 3.

I mentioned last week that, for my birthday, I was giving myself the gift of Time. Seeing’s how I’m typing this up on Sunday morning, it’s taking me a bit of time to get some traction on that score. And … Continue reading

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A Gift to Myself: Part 2

Of all the times during the year that I tend to get introspective – There are more than you’d think, but not many – the two times that I really dig deep are my Birthday, and New Year’s Day. This … Continue reading

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Priorities and Priorities

So… Yeah… This post is a bit late. Well, better late than never, right? But why is the post late, you ask? And, if you’re asking, thank you for sticking it out today. This weekend I had set myself a … Continue reading

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Look Around…

This past week was rough. I came back from Balticon, to an immense work load at the day job, that I’m still struggling with. It, along with other factors, combined into a kind of awful, mental stew that bubbled and … Continue reading

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