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… Continue reading How to Deal With a Difficult Decision
I have a confession to make. Before COVID-19 hit, and working from home became the new normal for a lot of people, I assumed that it was not possible to be as productive at home. If you are an individual that has WFH long before 2020 came hurdling towards us, I apologise profusely because now… Continue reading 5 Signs You’re Heading Towards a Burnout…and How to Prevent It!
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… Continue reading When in Doubt, Dance it out.
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… Continue reading Let’s talk about: The Fear of Public Speaking
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 you… Continue reading TV Shows that Changed My Life
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 advise but in practice how many of us are truly able to do… Continue reading Why Comparison is the Thief of Joy
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… Continue reading Toxic Friendships…and how to end them
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… Continue reading The Climb
In my late teens/early twenties I was THE Queen of procrastination. I was so bad I once wrote a whole University essay the night before it was due because I'd put it off that long. Have you ever tried Harvard Referencing at 6am on no sleep? I do not recommend it...I would put off school… Continue reading Productivity 101… by a self-confessed procrastinator
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… Continue reading For The Love of Books