Time

This is entry five in my themed series of blog posts in which, as part of my ongoing quest for greater self awareness and my continued personal and professional development, I pick a key word and write about it for a set amount of time. I’d really like it if …

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Mind

This is entry three in this new themed series of blog posts in which, as part of my ongoing quest for greater self awareness and my continued personal and professional development, I pick a key word and write about it for a set amount of time. And you’ve probably spotted …

What does it for me?

The fear of turning out like my dad. — Iain Douglas Stewart 😙👌 (@Iain_D_Stewart) August 12, 2018 Inspired by this tweet, and powered by a love of self-discovery, I’m going to answer this question honestly and fully, to the best of my ability. It took me a while to get …

Self-awareness is a bad thing?

On my journey to becoming a counsellor I have developed a degree of self-awareness. With both the self-reflective exercises on the Level 2 counselling skills course and the Jungian shadow work I’ve done in my journals, I recognise the things I have discovered as nothing but positive. I’ve uncovered unconscious …

We all thrive on stories

We all thrive on stories.We grow up on them, we tell ourselves them, we communicate with them, we shape our lives with them. Stories make the world go around, and stories are nothing without characters. So, a question:Who are the top 5 characters that shaped who you are now? — …

A new approach to updates

I’ve decided to take a new approach to these weekly updates. I like the idea of doing an update once a week on a set day, so that aspect is staying. The whole “Friday update” thing is getting old – it’s quite boring to look down the recent posts and …

Friday update 15/8/14

I’ve almost sorted out my new hours at work – less days but roughly the same amount of hours. I know I won’t need to look after Flipper until Jane goes back to work but the opportunity to secure the perfect timetable arose, so I took it. Working three full …

Friday update 8/8/14

I’m a bit later than usual today due to visiting my Mum, David, Jasmine and Otis in Southampton today. Had a great time on the way over brainstorming various things including: content for my personal YouTube channel, how to work the Twitter machine, and if I can somehow combine them …

Fifty

I completed my 50th Xbox game today, geoDefense, on my phone. It was a nice little game, but not as mentally taxing as some other tower defence style games. You could simply plow through most levels with as many fully upgraded regular gun turrets as you could cram into the …

Always late to the party

This week I signed up to Twitter (about a year and a half after everyone else in the entire fucking world, but there you go). It’s been great so far, and thanks to me being quite selective about who I follow, it’s not been entirely full of inane, pointless chatter. …