Apart from my day job being a journalist and content marketer, I spend five days a week doing something physical, three of them being dedicated solely to running. As my 2019 race schedule training is in full flow, it got me thinking about why I take my running seriously compared with most hobbies. The reason … Continue reading Running? Why Take it So Seriously?
Over the past year, it has been a journey of going through major changes in my life. For an individual who struggles with change, it has been incredibly positive to make these changes both professionally and personally as it's important to keep evolving while retaining a sense of curiosity and realism. Being able to have … Continue reading Change is Good, Doing More is Better
It's been nearly two months since I decided to relocate back to my hometown of Birmingham and my productivity has dwindled between purple patches of productivity and days where I seem to be at home and achieve absolutely nothing. While I have a job hunt to focus on, alongside attempting to work on new projects, … Continue reading Refocusing and Finding the Productivity Bug Again
Four months? It feels as if it has been an eternity since I last put together a post on my blog about anything whether if it is Tableau, dataviz or journalism-related. Things have moved so quickly these past few months that my life has been moving around at 1000mph. I must remind myself to slow … Continue reading Always Put Yourself First, Not Last
Throughout my life, I have always been an unconventional and ambitious individual. Being stuck in one direction stifles progression which is why in my five years' working in the media and journalism industries, I have strived to push myself to produce content that pushes me out of my comfort zone physically and mentally. When I first … Continue reading Don’t Dream It’s Over
For the first time in the United Kingdom, Makeover Monday was live in London at the London Tableau User Group. Andy Kriebel and Eva Murray presented the event to a sold-out audience on Monday 16th April 2018 at Tableau's UK Headquarters in Southwark, London. The event was also live-streamed on YouTube for everyone in the … Continue reading Data enthusiasts turn out for the London TUG Makeover Monday Live event
One of the things I wanted to do in 2018 was to do a long-distance running event. Considering I was completely rubbish at sport since childhood, it dawned on me in my late-teenage years that I started to become better at playing sports. Running is my go-to exercise for destressing and it makes a huge … Continue reading Running the 2018 Great Birmingham 10k