Hi everyone! I thought it was just worth writing a little note to say that this is a really weird time we’re living in. There’s so much uncertainty and so much unknown. We can’t predict what will happen tomorrow, much less make plans for the future. Most people are currently in their countries of residence where they will remain for the forseeable future. Most people have spent the weekend at home, practising social distancing. Weddings have been postponed. Concerts have been cancelled. Many are working remotely. It seems a little like we are bracing ourselfs for an invisible monster and, to keep safe, we’re locking ourselves inside our own homes. Odd times indeed.
Today is my 30th birthday! What a mind warp. Some days I still feel like a sixteen year old. I have to say, however, that I feel so incredibly settled at the age of 30.
I happened to be reading Zoella’s article on a “backward bucket list” and I thought it was such an excellent exercise for reflection that I decided to work my way through the exercise of beginning a statement with the phrase “This decade I have…” and each word listed below. It’s quite a beautiful exercise because it forces you to think wider than the tunnel vision that we automatically generate that’s focused on the present moment in time. It challenged me to think a bit and definitely required a little bit of long-term memory recall. This decade I have: