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The Dangers of Yearning (podcast)

We all yearn for things in life. The longing is what drives us forwards. This fantasy, this idea, it steals our attention and motivates us...or consumes us. What happens when the yearning takes over? When we believe more in the fantasy than reality? "Keep your feet on the ground as you daydream..." Click to play!… Continue reading The Dangers of Yearning (podcast)

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Halfway Through 2020: What Now? (podcast)

Today I just wanted to reflect on it being the end of June and therefore we have finished 6 months of the year! How did that happen? Plus, we've had most of that time taken away from us, derailing our goals, our plans, and our lives. So, what do we do now, with another uncertain… Continue reading Halfway Through 2020: What Now? (podcast)

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Racial Education: Being Uncomfortable, Vulnerability and Allyship

I'm not just talking to white people here. Being an ally is also for other ethnic groups because I, as a Mixed Race (Black Caribbean and White British, Irish) cisgender woman will have no lived experience compared to say an Indian, Hindu man; or a Japanese lesbian; or a Native American Transgender woman etc. etc.… Continue reading Racial Education: Being Uncomfortable, Vulnerability and Allyship

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How to Grow Together: 8 Ways to Grow with Other People

Whether it is couples, friends, family, or whoever, here are 8 ways we can grow together and perhaps avoid growing apart...   Travel together Travelling solo is definitely something we should all try at least once. However, in terms of this blog post, I think it's important to travel with others who are important to… Continue reading How to Grow Together: 8 Ways to Grow with Other People

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The Wisdom to Know the Difference (podcast)

“Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” In today's podcast, we're talking about how to gain the wisdom to know the difference between what you should and shouldn't do in life... Click to play! *as mentioned in… Continue reading The Wisdom to Know the Difference (podcast)

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4 Ways to Cope with New and Scary Things

At some point in life, we will have to step into the unknown...which is a hellah scary thing to do! I'm doing just that right now, starting something completely new and terrifying. And so, here are 4 ways I've wrapped my head around the idea, to be able to cope and take that step with… Continue reading 4 Ways to Cope with New and Scary Things

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

3 Lists to Make to Know Yourself Better

It's probably no secret that I love making lists! Making lists sort of soothes me. It organises my chaotic mind! And to anyone who is like me, I do encourage list-making in order to organise your mind, too. Lists are easily digestible. It's a way of looking at something quickly and taking in that information.… Continue reading 3 Lists to Make to Know Yourself Better

Life & Stuff · Mental Health · Think About It

Think About It: Stop Forcing Your Life

*Think About It posts are shorter, snippet shares to think about*   One of my problems is that I can get caught up trying to force things to be what I want them to be, or to mean something deeper than what it actually does. And, of course, this sets me up for failure and… Continue reading Think About It: Stop Forcing Your Life