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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

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(Podcast) Goodbye for Now: Lessons, Changes, 2021 and More…

I'm saying goodbye for the rest of 2020. I'll be speaking to you all again soon in 2021, hopefully with a better year ahead of us as a world! I'm talking briefly about my own life, changes, and things I've learned and have yet to learn. Take care, all, end on a high and keep… Continue reading (Podcast) Goodbye for Now: Lessons, Changes, 2021 and More…

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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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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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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