It’s not lost on me. The fact that I started out this year with a deep desire to ‘slow down’, a heavy craving for a more simple way of life. The introvert in me was pushing its way forward, suddenly I longed for a life that wasn’t surrounded by people and noise all the time. … Continue reading Notes From Isolation
I am sure that these lessons can be learned without switching off your favourite app. In fact, I know they can, because Instagram didn’t stop me from slowing down. The choice is always yours; you can put your phone down, you can set boundaries and you can simplify. Here’s the thing; while Instagram didn’t prevent … Continue reading Lessons From Life Without Instagram
Twice I almost said it, twice I stopped myself. And then, without warning, it was out; “I’m thinking of switching off Instagram for a while”. Each time I repeated those words they were met with the same response. A deep breath, an understanding nod and a lengthy conversation around the negatives of social media. Time … Continue reading Silencing The Noise // switching off Instagram
Mojo; your influence, confidence or personal charisma This post has been on my heart for quite a while. It pops into my head multiple times a day but space to write is hard to come by these days. For those of you who know me you will know that I have a beautiful two and … Continue reading Reclaiming Your Mojo
I can almost sense the eye roll, I can almost hear the sigh. I don’t blame you! The idea of ‘self-care’ has become a real Instagram cliche; here are my toes pointing out of a bubble bath with a candle flickering on the side, hashtag self-care, here is my hand clasping a mug of frothy … Continue reading The Art of Self-Care
I don’t know when the Christmas celebrations start in your house, I suspect if you have little ones it will be earlier rather than later. For us, it all begins at the very end of November when twinkly lights are appearing in windows and Mariah usually hits the airwaves for the first time. For me, … Continue reading Have yourself a merry little Christmas …
I have written this post hundreds of times in my head but never in black and white. “What have you got to be sad about?” is a question I have been asked on a few occasions and you know what? I get it, I get why people would screw their face up in confusion when … Continue reading What have you got to be sad about?