What Energises You? (a tale of insecurities and chasing old dreams)

Ever since I took that little evening jog to the docks (which I wrote about in my previous post), I kept thinking about this question: what energises me?  I’m not talking about things that make you feel good for a moment then bad later (like bingeing on ice cream or chocolate while falling down the Facebook videos rabbit hole),

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DAY 30: The Last Day (30-Day Personal Blog Challenge)

It’s officially the last day of this 30-day daily blogging challenge. It’s honestly passed by a lot faster than I thought it would. I totally started it on a whim so it’s coincidental that it ends just before Christmas Eve (that is, if I haven’t accidentally missed any day!). Have I learned anything profound about myself

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DAY 29: Confession: I Don’t Exactly Enjoy Christmas (30-Day Personal Blog Challenge)

I know a lot of people love the festivity of Christmas, but I admit I’m not really one of them. I find the endless gatherings, crowds, and consumerism a little overwhelming. At the moment, Miss 22mo has also decided she likes neither car rides nor large crowds, so I just predict a lot of screaming and

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DAY 27: Shopkins D’lish Donut Build A Bear (30-Day Personal Blog Challenge)

Today Miss 4.5 got a bear from Build A Bear as an early Christmas present from my parents. She has always been interested in getting one but I personally baulked at the thought of paying so much money for what I regarded to be just another soft toy. So when Grandma and Grandpa asked what she wanted for Christmas,

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DAY 26: My Environmental Goals for 2018 (30-Day Personal Blog Challenge)

I’ve always been passionate about environmental issues, but in the past it was hard to live an environmentally-friendly life without social support. I just didn’t have people around me who shared the same enthusiasm over not eating meat or recycling. There was no one to encourage me to keep going or keep me accountable. Over the

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DAY 25: I Seem To Have Misplaced 2017 (30-Day Personal Blog Challenge)

I posted last night about watching the aftermath of a car crash from my balcony. For the record, the cops managed to catch the offending driver. I’m really surprised they managed to nab him at all, let alone so quickly. Turns out the driver was really drunk so he didn’t get very far down the

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