All posts by Vicky Fraser

Episode 199: Atomic Habits is Bloody Brilliant!

There is a magnificent hat in this episode! Because although my eye makeup was on point, my hair resembled a mangy badger and had to be hidden. Which makes great radio. It's book review week at Moxie

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A ridiculously small pin-head

I nearly exploded from the irony.​​There I was, in a group video call on a training about self-confidence, self-esteem, and self-criticism – actually taking notes about the problems excessive self-criticism

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Atomic Habits: My Book of the Year in 2019

Want to know how I've gone from a chaotic cranefly who couldn't get out of bed to a 6 am person who writes every day and sometimes eats like a healthy adult?It was a book what did it.Yep: I'm about to

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Getting mad at your future self

We're basically a bundle of habits, good and bad.​Which means every single action we take is a vote for the person we want to be.I want to be a person who springs out of bed at 6.30 every morning,

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Episode 198: Growing Like a Rotting Badger

Joe and I stagger into the Roaring 20s with a festive gin & tonic and Joe's convoluted theory about octopuses and goats. Then I explain my theory of rotting badger business growth, which leads

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Sometimes your words will be crap

For the past three days, I have sat at my laptop first thing in the morning and cried tears of frustration.Every word I've written has been dragged out of my brain with forceps and no pain relief –

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Growing Like a Rotting Badger

Some time last year, I wrote briefly about rotting badgers.Because when I see them on the side of the road, I get really sad. But they also made me think about the nature of growth...Because we're constantly

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Roast potatoes for brains

Post-festive-sludging and I feel like my head is stuffed with roast potatoes.I am struggling to form a coherent thought, let alone write about one.This is extraordinarily vexing to someone who writes

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New year new…?

Within the haze of end-of-year parties and admist the overindulgence of the festive feasting period glows an ember.​The glimmer of an idea.The hope that perhaps this year will be different.Maybe this

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Episode 197: Sleepwalking Through Life

Joe and I drink tea and discuss philosophy. Well, kind of. I reveal myself to be a bit of a dick, but am on a self-improvement kick. And Joe's problem with baggy grey sweatpants floats to the surface.

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