Posts Tagged: habits

On Repeat

Recently I found myself thinking about things I’ve done over and over again, even when there were other choices. For instance, Rom and I visit his parents in Sussex every year, and we spend time in London and Brighton. His

On Repeat

Recently I found myself thinking about things I’ve done over and over again, even when there were other choices. For instance, Rom and I visit his parents in Sussex every year, and we spend time in London and Brighton. His

Just-for-Me Book Club: Superhuman by Habit

For the Just-for-Me Book Club, I solicited book recommendations from bloggers and commenters who visit here often. I had 24 books to look forward to – the following book is #7. Superhuman by Habit was recommended to me by Claire at

Just-for-Me Book Club: Superhuman by Habit

For the Just-for-Me Book Club, I solicited book recommendations from bloggers and commenters who visit here often. I had 24 books to look forward to – the following book is #7. Superhuman by Habit was recommended to me by Claire at

Very Superstitious

Happy Thanksgiving, Canada! It is one of my favourite weekends of the year. Today I was thinking about superstitions – when I first heard about them, and how they’ve affected me. I expect my very first exposure was through traditional

Very Superstitious

Happy Thanksgiving, Canada! It is one of my favourite weekends of the year. Today I was thinking about superstitions – when I first heard about them, and how they’ve affected me. I expect my very first exposure was through traditional

Never Ever

Sometimes I read blogs about what others are doing and I think, “I will never, ever do that.” Thrill Seeking I will never parachute, bungee jump, go ice climbing or scuba diving, or fly a plane. On the other hand,

Never Ever

Sometimes I read blogs about what others are doing and I think, “I will never, ever do that.” Thrill Seeking I will never parachute, bungee jump, go ice climbing or scuba diving, or fly a plane. On the other hand,

Real Re-Boot for Work

Recently I joked about walking into my new job as a whole new person. There were no preconceived notions about what I looked like or how I behaved, so I could have pulled it off! Well, except for the “acting”

Real Re-Boot for Work

Recently I joked about walking into my new job as a whole new person. There were no preconceived notions about what I looked like or how I behaved, so I could have pulled it off! Well, except for the “acting”

How Compulsive Are You?

Given the title of this blog, you would think I have dozens of compulsions, if not an outright diagnosis of OCD. Amazingly, I am a fairly functional person, and I think my compulsions fall into the normal range. Well, OK,

How Compulsive Are You?

Given the title of this blog, you would think I have dozens of compulsions, if not an outright diagnosis of OCD. Amazingly, I am a fairly functional person, and I think my compulsions fall into the normal range. Well, OK,

A Creature of Habit: Part 2

What do you think of someone who has been in the same job for twenty years? Someone who washes their car twice a week? Someone who drinks 8 cups of coffee a day? Someone who swims laps at the pool

A Creature of Habit: Part 2

What do you think of someone who has been in the same job for twenty years? Someone who washes their car twice a week? Someone who drinks 8 cups of coffee a day? Someone who swims laps at the pool

A Creature of Habit, Part 1

As I see it, there are two ways to be a Creature of Habit: through your big lifestyle choices, and through your everyday routines. Today I will focus on the big stuff, and tomorrow on the little stuff! First up

A Creature of Habit, Part 1

As I see it, there are two ways to be a Creature of Habit: through your big lifestyle choices, and through your everyday routines. Today I will focus on the big stuff, and tomorrow on the little stuff! First up