Instead of Airplane mode, it’s like Survival mode - a never ending to-do-list in the form of post its, checklists on your phone, calendar reminders. You celebrate checking everything off to get you through the day or the week. It’s a way of managing your overwhelm and feeling productive. But actually, you realise these albeit wins have little to do with progressing something deeply fulfilling for you and what once was your dream? Oof.
Does all this ‘stuff to do’ ever leave you wondering, what is the bigger picture of life outside of ‘returning those pillow cases, buying Kate’s birthday present and fixing the car door handle’?
You’re not on your own.
When did you notice that the bigger picture was hard to see on this daily recurring hamster wheel?
I noticed when I sat on the train from Grand Central to Stamford, Connecticut. I had worked from the office on Fifth Avenue, New York that day. The splendour of walking through...
Oh my gosh, I have to share something magical from Saturday night, I am on an absolute high and I was bursting to get it down here to tell you as you were on my mind when I realised this.
My husband and I decided to get our decks out and create a virtual rave for everyone we know across the globe (he’s from US and I’m from UK). We love DJing, playing music and thought this is what we can do for our friends and family who are stuck in isolation/quarantine.
We did it for our own pleasure but wanted to be there for anyone feeling lonely, in need of dancing and entertainment, and just add some shiney fun to these days.
We were blown away by the response we had from people and how many joined us on our Live Youtube stream. We had people chatting together from our families, friends, work and friends of friends all over the world, all enjoying our music for 2 hours.
His parents were dancing, people not feeling well in total isolation had company, nieces and...