Category: work

Week 33/2021: Swimming in the mud

Week 33/2021: Week of 16 August 2021 This week I was lucky to go on a road trip to the north of the state with a colleague to meet some people working on some of the same things we’re working on. Our first stop was Smithton, my home town....

Spacemaker

Spacemaker: a book review of sorts I’ve known Daniel Sih for many years. Now, when I say “known”, I mean that I’ve attended a couple of his training courses and am on his mailing list. That qualifies as knowing someone these days, right? I first became aware of Daniel...

Week 23/2021: memories

21 for 2021 update The Change Journal (thing 4) This week I completed the 66th day of the final habit in the habits chapter (chapter 7) of the Change Journal so I’ve now completed seven chapters. Vegetable of the week (thing 2) Thing 2 is to choose a different...

21 for 2021: week 18

Week 18/2021: week of 4 May 2021 21 for 2021 update This week in the Change Journal I tried out the Eisenhower Principle chapter, which I am familiar with but don’t think I’ve ever actually used. It’s a way of prioritising things according to their importance and their urgency. I’ve...

21 for 2021: week 17 update

Week 17/2021: week of 26 April 2021 I  had a lovely day out with my sister and her friend at Mt Field National Park on Saturday, which was great because I could forget all about my to-do list and concentrate on  not rolling my injured ankle clambering over large...

21 for 2021: week 5

Week 5/2021: Week of 1 February 21 for 2021 update This week was a weird week. I had Monday and Tuesday off work before school went back on Wednesday, two days back in the office and then a day working at home. I’ve been doing some of my workmate’s...

20 for 2020: week 49

Week of 30 November 2020 My 20 for 2020 list. What did I want to do better this week?I wanted to track how many times I mindlessly picked up my phone and scrolled through stuff for no reason. So, how did that go then?I forgot. On to 20 for...

20 for 2020: week 45

Week of 2 November 2020 My 20 for 2020 list. What did I want to do better this week?Learn to identify early warning signs of becoming distressed in overwhelming situations and removing myself instead of trying to push through because I “have to” stay somewhere. So, how did that...

20 for 2020: week 44

Week of 26 October 2020 My 20 for 2020 list. What did I want to do better this week? Be calm and enjoy my break. Not go back to work on Thursday and get agitated as soon as I walk in the door. So, how did that go then?...