Its a strange old time in the world right now. COVID-19 has got us on lockdown for the foreseeable and is giving us a lot of time for reflection and thought.
I feel so incredibly privileged to be a healthy, non key worker; safe and furloughed in my house with my husband, Ross. I can’t express how much I appreciate all those heroes working to keep our country going and I hope everyone, from the NHS to the refuse collectors, can feel our gratitude.
Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you –
Back in the day (a couple of months ago) when corona was simply a cold beer with a slice of lime, my husband asked if I was ok. ‘Ok? How do you mean?’ I questioned.
He was alluding to my lack of enthusiasm for anything, passion, energy, vibrancy, interest, inspiration and that I just seemed a bit…meh! Unfortunately this isn’t a new subject, I just hadn’t really had time to work out how to get it back.
I’m not depressed, I don’t suffer from anxiety, I’m a generally positive, happy and grateful person, I know I’m privileged, I just feel I’m missing a little sparkle.
And I don’t think I’m the only one who feels this way.
After leaving University I concentrated on getting my life together and now 31, I don’t consider myself unsuccessful but also don’t feel like I’m carpe diem-ing, YOLO-ing or living my best life.
There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living – Nelson Mandela
Some days I think ‘aw just get over yourself and get on with it’. But maybe that’s what I’ve been doing these last few years, and why shouldn’t I explore ways to re-inspire myself?
I’m nervous and excited to publish my thoughts, read / watch on as I try to thirty, flirty and thrive on: