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!
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
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
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 for a positive… Continue reading Are We All Lost Stars?
I'm going to go out on a limb here and say we've all been there - feeling like you're experiencing disappointment after disappointment. Having a run of bad luck, like the world isn't on your side or you're taking one step forward and, without fail, two steps back? I know I have. Truthfully that's how… Continue reading What’s luck got to do with it?