December 18th, 2014

Doctor Who - Fantastic

Achievement unlocked

Our house exists in a state of, well, permanent mess and untidiness. That's not deliberate, it's just that I'm not terribly well organised, and also struggle to motivate myself - sometimes it's all I can do to just get out of bed in the morning, much less do anything important, constructive or productive.

Nevertheless, since being made redundant I've been at least trying to make some kind of improvement in the state of things, and over the last few days in particular I've been making some significant dents in the mess. When I was receiving counselling, I was told that really, the state in which you keep your living environment says a lot about your self-esteem - and if you want to feel good about yourself, improving the state of your living environment is an important step. (I'm paraphrasing, but you get the general idea.)

I've just tidied and hoovered a part of the house that I've kind of been putting off doing for some considerable time. I hope I'll manage to address some more of the house over the course of the day (call it my birthday present to myself!), but even if I don't, I shall take great pleasure in standing back, looking at what I've just done, and saying...