I’m sure for a lot of people there is a great amount of relief to see the end of 2016
…some of the scenes in my book are based around a lie and I thought this tied in very well. Plus it’s got some pretty interesting insights. ∞ How To Spot A Liar. Pamela Meyer. July 2011. Found here.
…I am such a procrastinator. I have planners and journals and phone reminders but sometimes I cannot get myself together. My instant gratification monkey is in control most of the time and my panic monster can usually be found not too far behind. You’ll need to watch the video to understand but this is such a good description of what procrastination is like for me…it’s also hilarious. ∞ Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator. Tim Urban. February 2016. Found here.
…sometimes everyone needs a little Batman. And a worthwhile project. ∞ My Journey from Marine to Actor. Adam Driver. November 2015. Found here.
…I was having a chat about ironing the other day with a co-worker. She said that she can’t stand for things not to be ironed and I said that unless it really needs it, I can’t be bothered with ironing. This lead into a discussion of gender roles; how its possible that because, when she was younger, women were still very much seen as the homemakers and that’s why she places such importance on it. Whereas my generation eschew such traditional roles and only do it if its necessary as opposed to feeling the need to do it. This inspiring video sprang to mind. ∞ We should all be feminists. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. TedxEuston. Found here.