Part One, Part Two and Part Three. Searching for the curious - Strangely enough, whilst looking for curiosity in others I have rediscovered some of it in myself, which makes me ridiculously happy. (I also find myself struggling to NOT judge people on their lack of curiosity...but that's an on-going woe for me that I … Continue reading Round up part four
Part One here and Part Two here. Avoiding Drama-Llamas and other assorted arseholes - I spoke up when I saw an injustice, stood up to be counted and creditted those around me...screw you arseholes. https://memegenerator.net/instance/74938545/drama-llama-crazy-welcome-to-team-drama-llama Pressing the keys - I have drawn, I have written, I haven't yet designed a more efficent tractor but it's … Continue reading Round-up part three
Part two of my ass kicking, self reminding and gentle prodding...Part one here Doing stuff you don’t wanna – along with reining in my ego (a bit) pausing to consider what the other people in the room might be expert on has caused me to also admit the possibility that things may end up going … Continue reading Next Round-up
One of my (many) self-destructive tendencies is procastination. After researching this I have concluded that I am better than some and worse than others, but it adversely affects me pretty much every work day. I manage to make deadlines and keep things on schedule, but I also spend a lot of time wishing for asteroid … Continue reading Bring on the frogs!
I have long suspected that all of us face the same decision at some point in our lives. Some of us are never aware of it and I doubt if it always comes from a single event, but unconsciously or not all of us have to decide what sort of person we will be (refusing … Continue reading The simplest decision = the hardest work
Continuing on from yesterdays post...as if you needed more encouragement and suggestions for getting a life outside of work, more excuses to spend time away from your job or more reasons to get a little lost in your own bubble...below are websites to help. https://www.makingcomics.com/2014/09/24/10-things-start-comic-graphic-novel/ Get creative with pen and paper and stories and images … Continue reading MORE life outside of work
I completely forgot to mention the best bit about standing desks. Stick your headphones on and shake that ass. Photo credit: https://simplesparrowstudio.com/product/this-kitchen-is-for-dancing/
I used to think that the view from my seat having an effect on my ability to write made me some sort of diva (sigh, I can't possibly put pen to paper until I have just the right wallpaper, fountain pen, artisan water and/or meditation music...sigh) and that me being a diva let me off … Continue reading Is where as important as when?
There is a phrase "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me". What a crock of shit. Sticks and stones may well break your bones, but they will heal eventually. The words that wound you will stay with you for years. They will mould who you are as a person, … Continue reading Avoiding Drama Llamas and other assorted arseholes
I have just returned home from a work day meeting full of networking (bleugh), team-building (ARGHHHH) and workshopping (kill me now). I HATE all of those things. Networking feels mercenary to me (what can I gain from sucking up to or trying to impress this person?) team-building seems pointless to me (we either are a … Continue reading Doing stuff you don’t wanna