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Getting Unstuck: My 2020 Writing Manifesto

My good friend (fellow writer and author) and I have been doing a lot of soul-searching in quarantine. Interestingly, we both had the same mindsets going in: "plenty of time to write, woo!" but each (on our own) have come to new realisations that have set us free... Stop writing to publish... As people who… Continue reading Getting Unstuck: My 2020 Writing Manifesto

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Journal Entry: How I Feel About Having Finished My First Year of Study

University is over for the year! Woo! This is how I feel having completed my first part-time module and first year of Open Uni...   Relief Of course, I feel a sense of relief. That pressure, that fear and unease is gone. I did all my assignments and got mostly 2:1s and one 1st (great… Continue reading Journal Entry: How I Feel About Having Finished My First Year of Study

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The Power is Yours: Give Yourself Permission (podcast)

We're not children anymore, we no longer have to look to our parents to give us permission to do or be what we want. Take your power back; stop seeking outside validation and permission. Give yourself permission... Here are some "permission slip" ideas to undo negative beliefs and lack of self-worth or self-power... Click to… Continue reading The Power is Yours: Give Yourself Permission (podcast)

Life & Stuff · Mental Health · Thinking Out Loud

Let’s Talk About Guilt

If you are someone who often finds yourself feeling guilty (like me), then this post is for you. I think that guilt has its place. As Brene Brown says, it highlights where we have failed to do something we know we should. However, I also believe some of us, perhaps the sensitive or lower self-esteem… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Guilt

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Finding Clarity Series

While in lockdown, I've naturally done a lot of soul-searching, thought-challenging, and taking steps towards my year's motto/goal/intention ("see things clearly"). I have been unexpectedly successful in this endeavour. I didn't expect to read the perfect books for my journey. There's a lot I've learned about myself and this journey has led to much more… Continue reading Finding Clarity Series