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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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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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Getting Serious About Who You Want To Be (podcast)

Most of us who care about self-development or who are ambitious and have big goals will have an image of who we want to be. Of what we want to do and what our ideal future will look like. But how do we get from here to there? In today's podcast, I'm considering this idea… Continue reading Getting Serious About Who You Want To Be (podcast)

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Endings and Beginnings (podcast)

All things come to an end, but that ending also means a new beginning. We often focus on the negatives with endings and scary beginnings, but there is so much beauty in a fresh start and a prosperous new chapter. With Spring on its way, new beginnings and rebirth are things we should embrace more… Continue reading Endings and Beginnings (podcast)

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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)