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My achievements and life changes in 2020

Finished my first year of part-time Open University with a 2:1 overall (on a creative writing module) Changed jobs to become a Teaching Assistant at a senior school, working with children who have special educational needs Read just over 40 books (highest number ever!) Completed the first draft of a new story/novel (75,000 word manuscript)… Continue reading My achievements and life changes in 2020

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100 things to do in 2021 if life goes back to normal

Eat more vegetarian mealsGo to America (Biden's America!) Go to EurooeGo to AsiaGo to South America Go to AfricaGo to OceaniaRedecorate your space Go to a theme park Learn a new skillRun in a race for charity Volunteer abroadVolunteer with animals Volunteer with kidsLearn how to make cocktails Learn how to cook Mexican food Learn… Continue reading 100 things to do in 2021 if life goes back to normal

Podcast & Videos

Memento Mori: Meditating on Death

Memento Mori = "Remember you must die..." This podcast episode was quickly recorded the day Chadwick Boseman passed away. May he rest in eternal peace. Today we are reflecting on our mortality and the shortness and fragility of life; not so that we become depressed from that reality, but so that we can refocus on… Continue reading Memento Mori: Meditating on Death

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Cultivating a Lifestyle-Based Mindset (podcast)

Today's podcast is talking about focusing on who you are and what you choose to do today. Not big goals and to-dos, but who and what you choose in each moment. I'm covering habits and consistency, while reflecting on the fact that who we become and what we do in life always comes back to… Continue reading Cultivating a Lifestyle-Based Mindset (podcast)

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Stages of Life and What it Means for You

Do you know where you're at in life? Does it matter? Can you define the current stage you're in and what it demands of you? What're your intentions right now? What's your purpose? What's the point of/ reason for this stage? What do you need to learn? What do you need to do? Who do… Continue reading Stages of Life and What it Means for You

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How Consumption Affects Our Health

At some point or another, most adults will consider trying to fix or perfect the following: Their hairSkinBody shapeMuscle tone/definitionSleepDietRelationshipsProductivityFinancesConfidenceFitness in generalMental or emotional healthAnd so on Trying to fix and perfect these things, I think we all can agree, is a pretty difficult task. What if I told you that there‚Äôs one thing that… Continue reading How Consumption Affects Our Health

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Evolving: Choosing Growth Over Comfort (podcast)

So, I'm moving out of my family home for the first time and therefore this massive transition is forcing me to grow and evolve. There will be moments like this throughout all of our lives, where we're called to grow and learn. We only have one choice to make: evolve or remain the same. I'm… Continue reading Evolving: Choosing Growth Over Comfort (podcast)

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Feeling Safe: What Makes a Good Relationship (not just romantic)

Aside from feeling physically safe, which we all should feel in relationships, I wanted to explore some other ways that we should feel safe with our closest connections. This is what a healthy relationship looks like between two people: they both should feel safe to... Safe to be your true self Firstly, you should not… Continue reading Feeling Safe: What Makes a Good Relationship (not just romantic)