Psychology and mental health · Short stories and poems · The way we are

Today I moved outside my head and into life

Today, I made a conscious effort to look around me… to move outside my head. I chose to observe the way the leaves crunched underneath my feet, their textures creating a new sound with each step… Each one a different shade of orange or yellow, they flung themselves around me with the wind; papery, noisy…… Continue reading Today I moved outside my head and into life

Life and other catastrophes · Psychology and mental health · The way we are

When are you ‘in your element’?

When are you most ‘in your element’? What activity, hobby or type of work makes you feel like the hours are just flying by? Ken Robinson wrote a whole book on the concept of finding ‘our element’. In it, he says: “Sometimes reaching your Element means walking away from the life you’ve known to find an environment more suited to… Continue reading When are you ‘in your element’?