Link round-up (January 2022)

A question I’ve started asking myself more and more is “What do I need to let go of?” Here’s a short post from Sue Heatherington on the same theme.

I’m always interested to read different perspectives on the cult of productivity. Here are two that have crossed my path recently:

Have you ever thought about changing your email address but not followed through because of all the admin it entails? Yeah, me too. I admire Dave Smyth’s efforts to de-Google, here’s his write-up of the process of changing 186 email addresses!

I don’t have kids of my own, but I have plenty of kids in my life and this short post from Austin Kleon really moved me — Show your children who you are.

The Vietnamese Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh died this week. I’ve not read enough of his wise words for living yet, and much of what I have read comes through Maria Popova’s curation and synthesis of his work.

about emma

I am a coach and facilitator helping people to pause, reflect and make conscious choices about what comes next. In my writing I explore themes of personal development, reflective practice and what it means to live well.