Building resilience through mindfulness

Building resilience through mindfulness

Today’s post is written by David Johnson

Building a business can find us leaving a breadcrumb of emotions behind us. At the risk of littering your desktop here are some of mine, “Joy…Happiness…Frustration…Inspired…Despair…Fogginess…‘Yeah!’ moments…Fatigue…Freedom.”

At the top end, joyful feelings can give me that feeling of invincibility, that I have this solopreneur thing finally licked. Twenty four hours later I am contemplating throwing the towel in and brushing up my CV for the job market.

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How are you restoring your energy?

How are you restoring your energy?

Today’s post is by Tahlee Rouillon of Sonesence

It’s no secret that as an introvert, you need a lot of time on your own to process your thoughts, emotions and desires. And there is absolutely no shame in that.

But when you’re alone, are you filling yourself up with the right kind of energy?

It’s easy to try to numb the feelings of being drained by spending too much time with others by using “shadow pursuits” – like drinking too much, or watching too much TV.

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7 ways to simplify your business and create space in your schedule

Simplify your business

 I am an enormous fan of simplicity.

So much of the anxiety and stress we experience throughout our lives comes about because our world has become a busy, cluttered and complicated place.

As human beings we have created a world where options are boundless, where travel is easy and where we are always connected. It is amazing in so many glorious ways.

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Do you make space in your life for rituals?

Rituals

Over the last few years, I’ve learnt that slowing down, taking time to live in the moment, and making space for rituals is a natural and easy way to bring more joy into your life.

For me, rituals come in all forms. They are the habits that bring you a daily sense of contentment, they are moments that relieve you from the hustle and bustle of the world outside, and they are a chance to turn mundane and ordinary activities into something very special indeed.

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Why I love putting my dreams on hold

Where do you escape to?

Winter: Muddy welly boots. Steaming cup of tea. Log burner blazing. Home made cakes. Wild deer grazing.

Summer: BBQ’d sausages. Long warm nights. Bumble Bees buzzing. Sunshine snoozes. Swallows darting.

Just a few of the wonderful things I experience when staying at Molly Dishwasher; a simple but cosy little wooden shepherd’s hut in the middle of the beautiful British countryside.

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