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  • Learning To Lower My Expectations & Being Realistic

    Learning To Lower My Expectations & Being Realistic

    I suppose the title may come across as a little bit depressing. But, for as long as I can remember, I have been constantly expecting unrealistic goals from myself. The pressure I put myself under is huge. In fact, it is most definitely unhealthy. It’s got a lot to do…

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    Let’s Talk Aesthetic….

    Let’s Talk Aesthetic….

    Ok, so I have a blog. But, something that I have been struggling with ever since the ‘Big Dog’ bloggers got into full force is my aesthetic. I constantly feel inadequate. I don’t spend time fiddling with filters and Photoshop to make my blog look clean and polished. To be…

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    New Year, New Me?

    New Year, New Me?

    As 2017 has drawn to a close, I have taken some time to think about all the things that have happened and that I have achieved over the past year. I think that this reflective process is something that pretty much everyone goes through when they are approaching a New…

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    20 Things That Brighten Up My Day

    20 Things That Brighten Up My Day

    Today I thought that I would do a casual post and a positive one! I don’t usually upload anything but essays onto my blog but maybe it’s time that I mix it up. I’ll admit, I’m writing an introduction because I felt like listing twenty things wasn’t enough content..but as…

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    Why I Avoid Voicing My Opinion Online

    Why I Avoid Voicing My Opinion Online

    I have a lot of opinions. I have opinions on politics, news, food, religion and pretty much everything.   That’s because I’m human and humans form opinions – whether they like it or not. We are complex characters and sometimes this can cause conflicts of interest. Not everyone agrees with…

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    How to write a daily gratitude diary…

    How to write a daily gratitude diary…

    My unedited view of our family’s front garden // our cabana in Colorado.  I have been writing a gratitude diary since August. I have only successfully been writing a gratitude diary daily for a month, however. But I find it so rewarding focusing on the things that I am grateful…

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    Faking it VS being an open book of emotions

    Faking it VS being an open book of emotions

    It’s taken me twenty years to realise just how fake people are. I know how negative that sounds but really it’s not a negative realisation at all but a massively comforting one. Human nature programmes us all to compare ourselves to others. Social media is the best way we can…

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    Why I Ditched Lie-ins

    Why I Ditched Lie-ins

    Firstly, I am not entirely sure what happened to my eyes in this quick doodle. But, to be honest, it’s an accurate representation of what I look like when I rise early in the morning.  Welcome to such a sight. Here I lie; bewildered, wild and racoon-eyed as the remnants…

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    Goals & Wishes

    Goals & Wishes

    Every year since I can remember I have made New Year’s resolutions. They usually follow the same common theme; Work out like a badass and find my long lost abs.   Eat healthy like sugar was never discovered. Buy less – fill my purse with money not receipts.  Do not drink…

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    What’s The Point In Blogging?

    What’s The Point In Blogging?

    Hi again. Back in my November archives is a blog post ‘Why I’m Back To Blogging After 9 Months’. I listed all the things I’d done in my 9 month hiatus from blogging. It was in that blog post that I also vowed that I was ‘back to blogging’ and…

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