You Cannot Pour From An Empty Cup Part Two: Systems

New goals don't deliver new results. New lifestyles do. And a lifestyle is not an outcome, it is a process. For this reason, all of your energy should go into building better rituals, not chasing better results.James Clear Last week I put up You Cannot Pour From An Empty Cup Part One: Misery that focused … Continue reading You Cannot Pour From An Empty Cup Part Two: Systems

Mental Health Monday: The Unmothered Club

For 30 years I had a mother. Now I do not. I am unmothered. I have been meaning to start a Mental Health Monday (MHM) segment on the blog for almost a year now because mental health is something I am deeply passionate about. If my mum were still alive, she would be turning 62 … Continue reading Mental Health Monday: The Unmothered Club

A Day Late and a Dollar Short by Terry McMillan

Book 5/30. My rating: 3 of 5 starsThis is the story of the dysfunctional Price family and it is told from six different POVs: matriarch Viola, her (soon-to-be ex) husband Cecil and their four children Paris, Charlotte, Lewis and Janelle.You often find with books that have multiple POVs, authors tend to title each chapter with … Continue reading A Day Late and a Dollar Short by Terry McMillan

See You When I See You

I’m baaaaaaaaaack!!! Or, to borrow from Emimen: Guess who's backBack againShady's backTell a friendGuess who's back, guess who's backGuess who's back, guess who's backGuess who's back, guess who's backGuess who's back That was supposed to be the opening paragraph for today’s Karibu 2021 post, but fucking hell January was ROUGH!!! It started off soooo beautifully … Continue reading See You When I See You

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Book 3/30. My rating: 4 of 5 stars I have been waiting for death all my life. I do not mean that I actively wish to die, just that I do not really want to be alive. Another winning read for 2021 🤩This book is divided into three parts: Good Days, Bad Days and Better … Continue reading Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman