Let’s face it: no matter where you are based in the world, the past few months have been tougher-than-usual on the nerves. So as a gift to yourself, may I suggest that you unplug and take some time to yourself. May be even a proper break for a couple of weeks? In any case, how about getting out once and for all of the soul-crushing comparison game ( comparing yourself to your colleagues, to your friends, to yourself 15 years ago, to the new girlfriend of your ex, to the latest cover of Elle / Esquire…) ?
Tell me: do you still enjoy collaborating and cocreating in 2021? Today I woke up thinking of the true richness of a recent collaborative digital event that I attended last week. What a treat that was. It almost felt like I was there in person.
A sentence uttered by Sandra Fillaudeau, founder of Conscious Cultures and the voice behind the brilliant French & English podcast Les Équilibristes, during the interview that I was conducting for a recent episode of the Valse Café (a live show on career changes) often comes to mind these past few days.
This week is a bit of a special edition. It’s the very first newsletter of 2021, a year that carries much hope for us all (whether you’re into “Year of Aquarius, “have we reached rock bottom yet” or “let’s embrace the glorious 20s” mode). In this newsletter, I want to tell you about some of my latest reads and about the beauty of having an emergency toolbox to turn border-line situations into good stress.
Hi there, So there I was, at my local Parisian office & school supplies store, standing in front of shelves fully packed with organizers refills of all styles and shapes, while holding on tight to my gorgeous plush deep-green leather refillable planner that was gifted to me by my dad for my 18th birthday.
Hi there, Well…that’s awkward… Ahem… So the monthly Bright Brains newsletter that was launched in the spring to the sound of victorious drumrolls quickly turned into… nada.