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15 Things to Do to Embrace the Spring Season

Plant a flowerbedBuy fresh flowers for your homeDo a rejuvenating yoga flowA fresh coat of paint in your homeGo for a mindful spring walkRead a feel-good bookJournal on how you felt in WinterMeet up with people who make you feel good (safely!)Journal on your intentions and theme going into Spring and SummerRead a new genre… Continue reading 15 Things to Do to Embrace the Spring Season

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Addicted Society: Things we don’t realise we’re addicted to

*I am not discounting "real" addictions. Addiction is serious, scary, and important to separate from other things. By 'addiction' in this post, I mean unhealthy dependency and obsession.* Food We can't stop eating. We socialise around food, talk about food. We eat when we're happy, sad, celebrating, angry, bored. We eat our feelings. We eat… Continue reading Addicted Society: Things we don’t realise we’re addicted to

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Things that have ACTUALLY changed my life

People online always say things have "changed their life" but it all sounds a bit extreme. Very few things actually change our lives, but here are some things that have without a doubt changed mine. Cooking proper meals This is a huge one for so many reasons. It's helped with my physical health, mental health… Continue reading Things that have ACTUALLY changed my life

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5 Personal Challenge Ideas to Set Yourself This Year

A good way to focus your year, quarter, or month is to set yourself a challenge. It doesn't need to be a big challenge, or a particularly hard one. It is just a fun and goal-oriented way to have something productive or healthy to do for yourself. Remember, this is a personal challenge! It's up… Continue reading 5 Personal Challenge Ideas to Set Yourself This Year

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Afraid of 2021 – Decide what’s a big deal & break things way down (podcast)

Happy New Year and welcome 2021! Today I want you to think about and decide what is actually worthy of your stress, worries, and focus this new year. To take the pressure off because nothing is perfect or predictable - 2020 taught us that, at least. PrioritiesAnxietyChoiceSocietal pressuresValues and importanceMinimising Click to play! xx

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Goal Ideas Based On Different Categories of Life (Self-Growth and Intentions)

Firstly, let me say that I put goals because everyone knows what goals are but I tend to veer from this idea lately. Goals feel like to-dos that you tick off or beat yourself up for not ticking off. Instead, I prefer the words intentions or ideas or vibes or themes or focuses. Something to… Continue reading Goal Ideas Based On Different Categories of Life (Self-Growth and Intentions)

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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