Some of you may be wondering who this new blog is and how it showed up in your followed blogs, some of you may not have even noticed, but I’ll explain myself anyway.
This blog was called Better Ways Of Working just ten minutes ago!
After some careful consideration, I realised that a lot of my posts aren’t really to do with productivity and working, but actually more to do with coping with life and work in this modern age.
What I really cover here are ways in which I have managed to maintain my sanity, with different levels of success of course!
So that is how Better Ways of Working came to be known as How Not To Go Bananas and I hope that blog rebrands don’t drive YOU bananas!
My reading list is rather long and my bookshelf is full of books that I would like to add to that reading list anyway. Then there are all the books that I don’t have yet that I also want to read. Then there are the books that will be recommended from the books I’ve read or from other people. As much fun as reading is, something needs to be done if I’m ever going to catch up! Continue reading
Yesterday I spent what felt like forever looking for a file I’d worked on just a few days earlier. It was probably only minutes, but my boss was right there,
Yesterday I read through this thread on Reddit about some of the worst “nice guy” experiences women had had. Amongst the less disturbing but still cringe-worthy examples, I found descriptions of behaviours that I had been guilty of in my younger days! My mistakes came from inexperience, poor advice and general ignorance. Continue reading
At what age do we lose our curiousity? I wondered that this morning as I was re-taught a lesson in the practicality of being curious.
I would say that we don’t lose it as much as it’s trained out of us. Continue reading