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Stress: Management vs. Cure

I cannot overstate how glad I am that we are talking about stress more. I think it’s integral to our overall wellbeing. We know too much causes both physical and mental health problems. It’s a major health issue which we’re only just starting to address. Not a Cure Having said that the way we talk […]

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The Sunshine Blogger Award: Blog Nominations

I was completely surprised and overwhelmed to find that my blog had been tagged on Twitter for The Sunshine Blogger Award. This award exists within the blogger community and is bestowed upon you by a fellow blogger. In my case the wonderful Keeping it Mindful had nominated me. As part of the award your nominator […]

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Lonely Millennials: Social Media to Blame

A new piece of research from Story Terrace (an organisation helping people tell their story) is asking us to get more in touch with each other. This call to action is based on findings that suggest millenials (those born 1981-1996) are most susceptible to mental illness due to loneliness. And social media is apparently to […]

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To Write or Not to Write: Overcoming Writer’s Block

I’m just going to come out and say it. Writer’s block can be a b*tch. Whenever I want to write, for my blog or working on my novel, I hit a wall. It’s even worse when I need to write, for an article or blog at work, that’s when I hit a wall. Full throttle. […]

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Toxic Relationship: Changing Your Partner

The Problem There seems to be a toxic relationship trope in romantic fiction or comedies. A theme that I find incredibly problematic. It goes like this. A group of friends sit around and talk about ‘training’ their partners. They talk about improving the way they dress, bad habits or getting them to help around the […]

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If Tomorrow Never Comes…

Last week I went for a walk in the park. Whilst not groundbreaking news it’s the sort of thing I always intend to do. Intention whilst an incredibly powerful thing – we talk a lot about doing things intentionally – it only works when there is follow through. When we moved to our new home […]

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