I’ve spent a very long time fighting social media
and the internet whilst stubbornly defending the FACT that all of these platforms are at fault for the wide spread breakdown of face-to-face communication and the stark rise in depression and anxiety in young adults. I’ve not wanted to get ‘sucked in’, and I’ve ‘possibly’ been harbouring a secret ‘holier-than-thou’ attitude towards people that are obviously addicted to the number of likes, comments and followers they have.
UNTIL I REALISED A FEW THINGS (and these ideas have been around for a long time, so you will have heard them before, but I was so busy visibly shuddering at the mention of ‘blogging’ that I missed the point. Joke’s on me, could’ve had a bajillion followers by now) Continue reading
As 2016 was drawing to a close, I looked back and confirmed the sneaking suspicion that I’ve had for, well, most of my life: I am NOT very good at managing my life.
Instead of just getting depressed and hiding (my usual go-to remedy when these suspicions arise) I decided that a proactive approach would be better. So I decided to write a list. This wouldn’t be your typical New Year’s Resolutions list filled with desperation-soaked, pressure-riddled, vaguely-worded rules screaming “I MUST SOMEHOW BE BETTER OR ELSE!” which would inevitably buckle under its own immense pressure in the first week or two. No! This would be a flowing list of wishes, nudges, manageable morsels of goals that I think would help me to live this year and future years in a much ‘wealthier’ way. I’m now ready and looking to cultivate a ‘wealthier’ life – so I’ve split my list into three sections: Mental Wealth, Physical Wealth and Life Wealth…. Continue reading