Browsing All Posts published on »November, 2011«

Let Me Motivate You!

November 30, 2011


I’ve recently rolled down my metaphorical hill of motivation. It wasn’t fun and I’d go as far in saying, that I’d prefer to roll down a real hill. I know that there are times when I’m so motivated to get something done or achieve an end that things like health, hygiene, my flailing grandmother’s request […]

The Power of Focus

November 28, 2011


Focus is a pretty awesome thing. I mean, it is. It can either destroy or distract (contradictorily) or build. Here’s an example. I’m following Tim Ferriss’ The 4 Hour Body. There’s a few crazy suggestions in there and I’m crazy enough to follow them. One of the suggestions is to plunge your body in freezing […]

The Joylessness of Repetition

November 24, 2011


I’ve recently been on a crusade. A crusade where I would travel to the far off lands of my habitual existence to wipe out the cursed demons that are the repetitive and tiring chores of living. Ok, so I’ve tried to make this exercise of rationalising my life more interesting and fun through my child-like […]

Beware the Distraction Devil

November 15, 2011


People are just too kind at work! No really they are. You may think you’re not because you don’t slave away on the weekend baking cookies that children can only dream of, only to bring them into work for your work colleagues, but you probably give something even more valuable. Your time and focus. These […]

You’re Making Me Angry

November 12, 2011


  I was called a stupid fool.  I was, really.  The last time I was shouted at, the Hulk called me a stupid fool and I became a hulk myself and called him a little girl.  Ok, the last bit was a lie, I didn’t call him that, but I definitely wanted to and to […]

Top 10 Tips For When *#!? Hits The Fan

November 10, 2011


1. Start analysing the decisions you made and come up with reasons why it was the best decision to make at the time. 2. Be ready to accuse someone else. Have a top 3 of other involved persons to point the blame to. Make sure those top 3 people are meek and mild in their […]

Does This Gross You Out?

November 7, 2011


Personalities at Work: Part 2 These guys make you wince and wonder how their mother brought them up to be so.  They’re the people, that amongst work mates, you’ll have a laugh and joke about. However as you’re having a laugh about them, you’ll also be crying inside at how you’re going to have to […]