Saying no

I was talking with a friend, recently, who was feeling very overwhelmed by the many responsibilities on her plate. This friend was feeling conflicted because people kept asking her to do more (often presented as a great opportunity), and she really felt that she couldn't take on any more responsibilities. However, she also didn't want … Continue reading Saying no

What I have been reading #6

16th book of 2021 - “Jog On” by Bella Mackie Neither brilliant prose, nor glorious storytelling. This book reads like a chat with the author about how exercise - or, rather, running - has helped her and many others to manage anxiety, panic attacks and other mental health problems. And maybe that’s the right tone … Continue reading What I have been reading #6

What I have been reading #5

13th book of 2021 - “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales” by Oliver Sacks I added this book to my “to read” list back in 2015, when I read Oliver Sacks’s obituary in The Guardian, and became really intrigued about Sacks and his work. Sacks was a neurologist, … Continue reading What I have been reading #5