This is photo of my fabulous swimming crew on an autumn trip to Sharrah Pool on the River Dart a couple of years back. Here we are, messing about after a freezing, fast-flowing swim, in freer, happier times.

Amongst our number is Fran, my friend and fellow adventurer for the…


This is a time of deep, collective introspection. The pandemic is forcing many of us to pause, reflect, take stock like never before — are we on the right path? How can we make our lives better, happier from here? What do we do next? …


When it comes to work direction, lightbulb moments of clarity can hit at the strangest times, but I never expected this…

I’ve been wrestling with uncertainty in the last few years, hunting for new direction, in work and in life. The end of my marriage, the end of Valuable Content, a new leadership role and then Covid. To say the least, there’s been a fair amount of change going on.

Mid…


How to get from here to there?

It all started a couple of weeks back.

I was overtired, stressed, and totally Zoomed out so I made a snap decision to take a week’s break. …


This feels confessional. After 20 years of writing most weeks, it’s been nearly a year since I published anything at all. I’ve picked up a pen, started, stopped, and restarted many times. I have a notebook full of scrawled, half-finished ideas. …

Sonja Nisson

Continuing adventures in the land of content (and life)

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