🌧 Got asked to leave a wedding because I was wearing a white dress.
🌧 Started something I truly cared about.
🌧 Almost killed the editor of iD mag.
🌧 Invented the word ‘clippet’.
🌧 Found more people to give me more money.
🌧 Had to make an employee redundant.
🌧 Got a tonne of parking fines.
🌧 Missed my rent several times.
🌧 Held a few babies.
🌧 Held a few lambs.
🌧 Held a bunny.
🌧 Decided I want to buy a batch in NZ.
🌧 Had a children’s book published.
🌧 Bought two new pillows.
🌧 Had a lot of feelings.
🌧 Went to some more weddings. Not in a white dress.
🌧 Missed a flight.
🌧 Was told I had no feelings.
🌧 Lost two scarves. Still feeling sad about the first one.
🌧 Sent too many photo/video messages.
🌧 Asked my nana if she’d thought about dying.
🌧 Spoke at some events. And schools.
🌧 Bumped into people that I used to know.
🌧 Sold a cafe.
🌧 Started volunteering.
🌧 Ate at some really nice restaurants. Thought about my life priorities.
🌧 Attempted pottery. Failed.
🌧 Drank a lot of wine.
🌧 Didn’t meditate for a while.
🌧 Tried to have relationships. Couldn’t.
🌧 Sampled countless products.
🌧 Got some tattoos.
🌧 Fought with my business partner.
🌧 Cried a lot.
🌧 Didn’t know what to say a lot.
🌧 Did freelance work to pay bills.
🌧 Had a girl hand me a serviette in a bar saying that what we were doing was important.
🌧 Felt tired. Motivated. Defeated. Excited.
🌧 Got ignored by influencers.
🌧 Got ignored by beauty editors.
🌧 Lost my phone.
🌧 Was late a lot.
🌧 Missed someone I didn’t want to miss.
🌧 Ate a lot of bread and butter.
🌧 And dark chocolate.
🌧 Went to the beach to think.
🌧 Thought about money, motivation, and mindfulness. Having all three at once is hard.
🌧 Wondered why Mecca has 37 bronzers ranging from $22 to $165.
🌧 Pondered why some websites don’t have product incis.
🌧 Questioned why brands claim to be cruelty-free while their top ingredient is palm oil.
🌧 Thought about what we were doing wrong.
🌧 Forgot to think about what we were doing right.
🌧 ‘Adopted’ a 19-year-old.
🌧 Realised that while I wasn’t micro-managing, I was making myself available all the time. I was there to help when my staff knew how to help themselves.
🌧 Tried to drink more water.
🌧 Got my twin back in my life.
🌧 Did a lot of yoga.
🌧 Gave my mum dating advice.
🌧 Felt tired in a way I’ve never felt tired before.
🌧 Had more questions than answers.
🌧 How long can we hold on?
🌧 What are we willing to risk?
🌧 Learnt that no one cares.
🌧 Wore less makeup.
🌧 Read a lot of things I cared about.
🌧 Had a pretty keep cup.Return to issues