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Blogtober 2021 | Start Your Week Off Right

Happy Monday! What do you do to make sure you start your week off right? Are you a Monday lover or hater? On the one hand, it’s typically the start of a long working week and the end of a weekend off (shout out to weekend workers who don’t relate) but on the other, it’s […]

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30 Lessons for 30 Years

I’ve been talking for a while about wanting to mark my birthday on the Blog and whilst originally I was supposed to go through the 30 before 30 list, it now seems irrelevant. So instead, I’m going to talk about 30 lessons I’ve learned over the last 30 years, in the hope it may resonate with a few of you. Look out for the special inputs from some of my family members throughout!

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Why We Need to Change How We View Success

For as long as I can remember I’ve been of the opinion that professional success can only be measured in monetary value, fancy job titles, owning assets and seniority. I don’t remember as a child ever being advised that I should also focus on the importance of enjoying what you do. Retirement age is approaching […]

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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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For The Love of Books

I love books, always have, always will. Romance, Mystery, Historical, Court Room Thriller…give me a good book and I’m happy. Oh, the joy I feel reading a good book – and if I’m on holiday laying by the pool it’s even better! Jaqueline Wilson saw me through my early years, followed by Louise Rennison (any […]

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Are We All Lost Stars? Adulthood is hard

Adulthood is hard. The best way that I can describe adulthood is to remember what it was like coming home from a night out, several vodkas in, trying to get to your bedroom in the pitch black without waking the house up. Adulthood is making decisions without full vision, taking a best guess and hoping […]

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