Monday Motivation: Being Your True Self

Happy Monday all, welcome back to another Monday Motivation post where I try to lesson the Monday dread for us all. This weeks theme: Being Your True Self. How often do we hear people use “just be yourself” as advice – all the time! First date? “Be yourself”…but don’t be too chatty or too shy […]

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Top Ten Movies for Rom-Com Lovers

Hi – My name is Stacey and I have an unrealistic expectation of love due to the many, many romantic films I have watched in my nearly 30 years. Now we have that understood, here is my list of my top ten romcom faves – I’m surprised it took me this long to share! Enjoy […]

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Monday Motivation: The Best Time is Now

Monday, the day with the worst reputation and guilty for simply existing. Something I am trying to do lately is dread the start of the week a little less and try to see it as a start of a whole new week of potential. A lot can happen in 7 days after all. In that […]

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A Single Girls Guide to Valentines Day

Oh Valentines Day, the one day per year guaranteed to make any single person feel a) a bit left out and b) sick of the sight of loved-upped social media posts. Whether you’ve been single for a while or have just gotten out of relationship and are, like me (oh hey), spending this years love […]

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Why You Need To Start Journaling In 2021

A week into the New Year, and for those of you from the UK like myself, it’s not been the best one. Yes, Lockdown 3.0 has begun, homeschooling is back, we remain humbly grateful to our key workers and everyone’s too over it to bake banana bread this time…On a serious note, many of the […]

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2021

The beginning of a New Year normally comes with some reflection of the year gone by followed by resolutions for the year ahead and this year is no different. However, I think for the first time for many of us, our hopes for the New Year will be a lot simpler. Spend time with family, […]

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Why We Need To Stop Being Afraid To Fail

No one likes losing. Fact. I refuse to believe anyone enjoys hearing the word no when they put themselves out there! Many will have felt the sinking feeling of receiving a rejection email for a job or endured the breakdown of a relationship with the person you were once sure you would marry. Whatever it […]

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How to Deal With a Difficult Decision

If you’re anything like me, you can drive yourself crazy with knowing what to do when presented with a tough decision to make. It’s the kind of thing that has kept me up at night, my indecisiveness and ability to second guess myself is one of my most frustrating traits. Over the years I’ve realised […]

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When in Doubt, Dance it out.

Sometimes, you just don’t feel okay. Theres no explanation for it, you’re just not quite yourself. Could be the impending second lockdown, could be the weather change or…it could be the pressures that come with trying to figure out what the hell you want to do with your life! This week I have felt just […]

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Let’s talk about: The Fear of Public Speaking

Sweaty palms, shaky hands, heart pounding, nausea. All side effects of social anxiety and, in my case, a fear of public speaking. I wouldn’t call myself an anxious person in my day to day life nor am I diagnosed with anxiety but ask me to speak to a group of people and watch me become […]

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TV Shows that Changed My Life

Something I haven’t really spoken about on here is my love for TV. It’s true, I am a TV junkie. Specifically, a good TV series drama that I can get thoroughly, emotionally invested in. It will have the following criteria: A long running romance arc (obviously) Some humorous moments Some (many) episodes that will make […]

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Why Comparision is the Thief of Joy

We’ve all seen the quotes, the posts on social media from influencers telling us to practice self-love, to not let the perception of others make you feel any less than and to focus on your own path. All of which is sound advice but in practice how many of us are truly able to do […]

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Toxic Friendships…and how to end them

Friendships make our world go round just a little bit easier. A tough breakup, fighting with your family, work woes…your friends can be what see you through. Friends dry your tears when you cry, hype you up when you’re losing self belief, pick you up when you (metaphorically) fall, laugh when you (literally) fall….Through the […]

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The Climb

Hey friends, hope you’re all well. Anybody else slowly melting from this crazy heatwave we’ve got going in the UK?! I have some life news this week – I’ve just started a new job! It’s a secondment within a similar department but it could be a great opportunity for now and the future. As a […]

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