A story about trying to shit in peace, throwing out expectations and setting down some stern boundaries.
Some thoughts on tasks, to-do lists and giving yourself lots more slow, easy time to get shit done – and better
Showing up in the best way possible starts with recognising what you need in order to do that ‘showing up’ with ease and pleasure
Respond from an unshakeable space of YOU, instead of others’ expectations and external imperatives to “just be confident”.
Sure, it feels good to get shit done, but also, how fucking exhausting is this productivity malarky?
Instead of letting perfection define how you move, how can you get CURIOUS about it and let it move you forward?
Challenges/difficulties AND invigorating, stimulating, joyful fulfilment in the PhD process are not two mutually exclusively things.
Here’s why I’m always trying to get you further and further away from the things we’ve been told to do our whole lives (hustle! grind! accomplish! progress!)
If the thought of just laying down and having a nap in the sun in the middle of the day horrifies you, please read this blog.
You don’t need to know 398 steps ahead. You just need to know the next small first step.