September Refresh: New Year, New Start (Sort of)

September Refresh

It’s the first of September and I don’t know about you but I’m ready for a little refresh. Maybe it’s the years of going back to school in September that have ingrained a sense of ‘new year, new start’ in me, but this time of year always seems like the perfect opportunity to metaphorically start again. Read more

Life is an Adventure, What Kind is Up to You

Life is an Adventure

Life is an adventure. But sometimes it can be hard to take the first steps to make positive changes. I think we’ve all heard that phrase; ‘adventure begins at the end of your comfort zone’ by now. But it got me thinking, does adventure always have to be a grand, life-changing thing? Read more

The Complete Guide to Having a Productive Weekend

The Complete Guide to Having a Productive Weekend

I love productive weekends. It’s amazing when you feel fresh and ready to attack my goals with a new determination. With this in mind, I thought it would be fun to put together ‘The Complete Guide to Having a Productive Weekend’.  Partly as a template for myself and partly to  help you get the most out of your weekend. Let’s get started! Read more

Stop Putting a Label on Yourself (and others)

Stop Putting a Label on Yourself and Others
How we think about ourselves is important. But sometimes silencing the inner critic feels impossible. You know that voice that whispers, ‘you can’t do it’. But by putting a label on yourself you are also accepting limitations. And life is about reaching past those limitations to truly thrive.

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Do Something Nice for Your Future Self

do something nice for your future self

I recently came across this idea via a Gretchen Rubin podcast. The idea is simple, do something now that will make your future self happier. Sounds easy right? Read more

5 Things That Are Saving My Life Right Now

5 Things That Are Saving My Life Right Now

February 2nd is apparently the halfway point in winter; that in itself is reason to celebrate. For many of us winter is a struggle. But it’s important to look for the good, even amongst the bad. And that’s why I am taking part in Modern Mrs Darcy’s annual ‘Things That Are Saving My Life Right Now’ roundup. It feels even more important to look for the positives this year. Since the world outside seems filled with reasons to make us run and hide under your covers! Read more