If Faking It reminds us of anything it’s that ‘faking it’ can actually be quite a positive thing. You’ve heard the phrase ‘fake it ‘til you make it’?
It took twenty years to appreciate what they were telling me. Life has rules. I got that. Eventually. But by then I was thirty five.
Of all the words of wisdom I’ve heard over the years the line that has truly meant the most to me comes from none other than The Office’s Andy Bernard.
Many promise themselves to live the dream but never get round to it. I did it and sailed south until the butter melted.
I wanted to write about pre-publication. That moment between complete belief that you’ve written a masterpiece, and utter dread that you’re a self-deceiving fool.
Music is amazing. It has the power to lift us up and soothe our souls. It can comfort us. Sometimes we feel so much better after letting it all out.
Music has made all the difference in our household over the past year of very close quarters with our family of five and very few others.
Living through a pandemic is not good for anyone’s stress levels…. One thing that always makes me feel better is baking. It soothes me. I think one reason is it’s so different from writing.
If you’re confused or anxious about the strange times we find ourselves living in, you’re not alone. But it will pass. Everything does.