Since my burn-out my procrastination has gotten way worse. I lack the energy to do certain stuff, and the things I used to pick up in the evening or weekend now keep on following me around. Luckily my day projects are pretty much 9to5’ers. But I would like to do so much more, study, work on other projects, read, enjoy my house, get addicted to … Continue reading Where does the time go?
Last week we had a heatwave in Brussels. I’m not really a heat kinda person. Don’t take me wrong, I love the sun, but I do better with cold. I’m asthmatic, so hot and humid are not really agreeing with me. This weekend it cooled down again, but today the temperature has gone up again. Fingers crossed this time it does not go up into … Continue reading Too hot
I booked a hotel room through an online booking service. As I was in a hurry I did not read the small print, and guess what: no refund at cancelation. And I need to cancel, otherwise me and my friend will be staying at different hotels when we visit NYC aaaaarrrrggggghhhhhhh Continue reading How I hate small print
Yesterday I was reminded of one of the reasons why i love living in Brussels. I had quiet an international day. I had a conference call in English, I speak French and Dutch at work. When I walked back to my car I saw a couple looking at a map, clearly lost, and asked if I could help. I heard them talking Spanish so I … Continue reading International
I have a training in ‘personal assistance’. I guess I have always felt most comfortable supporting people, and I love the boring admin stuff most people hate. I would love to become a personal organizer, and help people with there stuff but even more with getting them organized in a structured way when it comes to paperwork. I’ve been playing with the thought to become … Continue reading Going back to my first professional love
This is a hard one for me. I know all the things I need to do. I want to do the things I need to do. Most of the things I need to do are things I like to do. And still, they don’t get done because I cannot find the motivation to get them done. If anyone knows of an effective way to get … Continue reading Motivation?