Author: Adam Johnson

Bullet Journalling: Your real-life quest log

Bullet Journalling: Your real-life quest log

Featured, Life
If you saw the words 'bullet journal' in the title and sighed, I can sympathise; for the longest time, I was no fan of bullet journaling myself. It felt far too complicated and energy-sapping like I was spending so much time planning what I wanted to do that I had no spoons or motivation left to actually Do The Things. And it's very easy for one to be put off by seeing rafts of Instagram posts and YouTube videos showcasing glitzy, spectacularly artistic spreads slathered across the pages of Leuchtturm dotted journals using fancy Tombow pens. That is until I made a very simple realisation. Ultimately, a bullet journal is for one person and one person only. You. Yeah, statement of the obvious, I know. But it can be very easy to forget that, especially when looking at other pe...
Even when life feels like a struggle, you’re still levelling up

Even when life feels like a struggle, you’re still levelling up

Featured, Life, Mental Health
When our mental health isn't doing too well, it can often feel like we are doing nothing but going in circles. Spinning our wheels. Taking two steps forward, then as many – or more – right back again. Making no forward progress and destined to sit in this same old rut, unable to live the life we want to and forever feeling heavy and trapped by the weight of the world on our shoulders. Speaking as someone who has had, and still has, many a day like this, you don't need me to tell you that it sucks. That's kinda stating the obvious, right? We all have our own experiences, and they are all unique to us. For me, it can take many forms. Depression can sap my energy and make functioning - simply getting out of bed and getting on with my day - a more exhausting struggle than Mo Farah runni