Change. Sounds big. Sounds scary, but it doesn’t need to be.
It’s tempting when we feel in need of a challenge or change of direction in our life or career to think that it has to be a big change, some sort of transformation, completely fresh start or mountain we could never face for any number of reasons personal, and often individual, to us.
And it’s true, change can be all of these things. It can be a transformation, but it can also be a tweak.
Have you ever felt overwhelmed with the amount you think you have to do and then when you write your To Do list you realise it’s not so bad after all?
Yep, me too.
When there’s a lot swirling round in your head, it’s sometimes difficult to grasp what’s really there, but when you commit your thoughts to paper, it’s a different story.
If you’re stuck in a rut, looking for a new challenge or change of direction in your life or career, but are unsure which way to go, writing it out may be the solution.
It’s so hard when you know that you want to do something different in your life or career, but you don’t know what. I thought I’d do more than this, but how do I make it happen? and similar thoughts can keep you stuck for years. (I know from first-hand experience).
Maybe you’re struggling with which direction to take, with either too many ideas to choose from or no idea where to start. There’s a voice inside saying, What if it doesn’t work out? What if I choose the wrong thing? How do I know if I’m making a mistake?
The good news is that I know you can turn it around. I firmly believe you can write your way to any change you want to make so, if you’re ready to escape the rut you’re in and explore fresh opportunities through journaling, then you’re in the right place.
Welcome to Emerald and Lime!
You may think that’s a funny way to start this post since Em and Lime has been in business for over a year and we’ve been together on this blog for a while now.
But I have some exciting news! Emerald and Lime is expanding, so it feels like a shiny new start to me. I don’t mean expanding in size, but expanding in PURPOSE. Let me explain.
It’s about a month since I posted Moving towards self-care and three tips for building good habits, so I thought I’d do a quick check-in to let you know how things are going in my attempts to get my self-care act together.