The hardest person to say no to

A few months ago the lovely Brooke McAlary interviewed me. She very kindly sent through her questions ahead of time (because I don't like thinking on my feet) and I got busy preparing some answers. One of her questions was: If you were starting over today, what would be the first thing you would Continue Reading

How to be curious

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you’ll know I’m a fan of the pursuit of ‘interesting’ as opposed to the pursuit of ‘happiness’. That’s mainly because it’s hard to be happy all the time. If we pursue happiness and find ourselves ‘unhappy’, we can feel like we’ve 'failed'. But Continue Reading

How to be kind to yourself

Yesterday, I spent the entirety of a 30 minute run composing a succession of clever, point-scoring comebacks in reply to someone who’d written something snarky to me. I have to admit, despite it being a ‘bad energy’ thing I don’t generally indulge in, it was fun being able to ‘say’ all the things Continue Reading

How to be ignorant

Yesterday I asked a question on my Facebook page that illustrated my ignorance about autism. (The actual question was more about my specific interest around the link between gut and brain, but it was framed around remarks Pete Evans made recently linking an increase in autism diagnoses to our Continue Reading