An open journal of thoughts, insights and experiences on my journey of authentic expression.
Designing an Empowering Daily Schedule for Clarity and Focus
It’s time to get back in the driver’s seat after becoming a passenger of my life. During my days off from work, I planned to
How to Uncover Authentic Expression – Ben’s Story
I was interviewed by Rush Dorsett for the Own Your Voice Show on March 27, 2019. Rush asks what inspired the creation of B is
Blogging Isn’t About Getting More Likes or Followers
When I write with the intention to impress people, my writing becomes inauthentic. After rediscovering a friend’s blog I was reminded that sharing my experience
Taking Every Seventh Week Off
I’ve been so focused on producing new episodes for the podcast that I’ve neglected other parts of B is for Being and it’s starting to show.
If you’re a mailing-list subscriber you would have noticed the giant wall of unformatted text coming through with each new episode of the podcast. This is not cool and not how it should be! But this has been a persistent issue that’s remained unresolved because I’ve been spending so much time producing podcasts.
So I’ve felt the need to step back to review everything that’s happened in the previous six weeks, recharge, plan and make some changes to my process.
The plan is to produce a new episode every week and on the seventh week I’ll take a break. I’ll use this time to resolve any outstanding issues with the site, further develop my writing and speaking skills, plan for future content and recharge myself with some downtime. But this also means you won’t see any new content on the site during that week.
What I Learned in the Past Year – Guest Post by Peter Fessel
From Benjamin: In this post we hear from Peter, my housemate in Berlin for almost a year. We would often find ourselves at the kitchen table discussing all sorts of things, from the meaning of life to how to bake delicious cakes.
In this article Peter takes us behind the scenes, sharing some specific points which have changed the way he perceives himself and others, and explains how these changes have resulted in an overall improvement to his well-being.
Hi there, I’m Peter.
In this article I want to share with you a couple of things I learned in the past year about myself and about life. I know that sounds very general, but you will soon understand what I’m talking about.
I’m writing this because I feel that I grew a lot as a person during the past year and wanted to share some of my learnings. Maybe you can benefit from reading this, or maybe you already know all of it. In any case writing this has helped me better understand and reflect on what I’ve learned.
Sharing more from me.
I feel in the last few posts I’ve been putting on a voice that just isn’t me. Everything I’ve shared on this blog so far