Legacies, significance, purpose – we may focus on making an impact on what we do or create. But, from my grandmother, I’m learning that how we act is even more important than what achieve. That’s what creates a remarkable life. … More How to live a remarkable life of impact
Why it’s so important to be intentional in what we pay attention to. … More Being intentional about where I direct my attention
A break between jobs has given me time for the important things in life. The break’s over now and working life commences again. This pause showed me the value of slowing down and being present, rather than rushing and missing the opportunity to take stock! … More Learning how to not waste time
How I’ve shifting my thinking, and actions, to ensure December (in all its glory) is a time to enjoy and thrive, and not merely survive it. … More How to make December a time to thrive (and not just survive)
Week three of my series about what I’m learning from reading and how that applies to how we can understand the physical world in which we live (you can read the previous ones here and here). This week, Toni Jordan’s Our Tiny, Useless Hearts has prompted me to think about what we look for, and … More When books and places collide – My review of Our Tiny, Useless Hearts
Source: I returned to work when my son was about nine months, and by twelve months I was working full time. My son and husband would visit me at work sometimes, and my little boy grew very aware that I worked in an office, sometimes went and looked at places outdoors, and ran or contributed … More Putting urban planning in its place
For anyone who’s been following my blog, you will notice that: a) I have written a number of times that I want to this blog to focus on the importance of good places and spaces – the quality of our urban environment – with the aim of raising more interest and awareness, and hopefully involvement … More Making Progress: Refining my focus
Quote from Hecktic Travel’s post ‘The Way We See The World’ – read here I’ve written in the past about what I love and hate about being an urban planner. If you like, you can read about it here. I’ve also been thinking about why I write, particularly as I am off to a blogging workshop … More Perspective – Do you see what I see?
What is progress? I set myself a word to guide me at the beginning of this year. That word was ‘progress’. I chose it because I knew there were many changes I wanted to make in my life, to improve my health and mindset, to become clearer on priorities, and to have some goals to work towards. … More Making Progress – life is about to change!
Love, thy will be done I can no longer hide I can no longer run No longer can I resist the guiding light It gives me the power to keep up the fight Love, thy will be done Since I have found you my life has just begun And I see all of your … More Love … thy will be done