Health & Fitness

Social Media Burnout

37 Ways To Avoid Social Media Burnout

In our digital culture, there’s no doubt that social media has revolutionised the way we communicate with one another. When you consider the strides forward we’ve taken in the field of technology over the last twenty years, it’s actually quite inspiring…and a little bit frightening. But what about social media burnout? Is it important and …

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Keeping Fit

Keeping Fit With The Kids

There’s more to keeping fit than pounding the treadmill all alone. While many of us relish the sweaty solace that gym isolation can bring, there are ways you can incorporate fitness into family life. Why would you want to do that though?  I hear you. Believe me, I love my Wednesday evening get out of …

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Anxiety and overthinking

Everything You Need To Know About Anxiety and Overthinking

Anxiety and overthinking.  They’re two sides of the same, horrible coin. If you’re anything like me, you know that this is a tough subject to navigate.  The very nature of anxiety is something that leaves you with a sense of unease, dread, even panic. But the overthinking? That’s another beast entirely. Overthinking is, for me, …

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Streamlining

Streamlining

It’s been a busy few weeks here. What with the start of the summer holidays and the adjustment to the once in a lifetime heatwave we’ve been experiencing this summer, things have taken a bit of a left turn, writing-wise. I’d forgotten how time-consuming being on parent duty full time can actually be, and while …

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Operation Declutter

Operation Declutter

  I’m decluttering. Properly. I’m writing this post after week one of what I’m calling ‘Operation Declutter’. Those of you who know the real me will know that this isn’t something I’m doing lightly. Clutter has genuinely become a real problem in my life. I realised, since I came back from my holiday the other …

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Competition

Competition

Sometimes I forget that in this world, competition is now the norm. It’s hard not to let it take over at times, especially when you’re starting something new. It’s so easy to compare your efforts to another’s and get angry or disappointed with yourself as a result. But we shouldn’t do that, and here’s why. …

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Vanity

Vanity   One of the seven deadly sins and generally not something I’ve ever really been afflicted with before, vanity is a dirty word. Well, it used to be. Somewhat embarrassingly, I’ve realised that I’m slowly becoming a victim of vanity. I’m getting older, and while I’m not exactly ready for the scrapheap just yet, …

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Short Fuse

Short Fuse

Maybe this is a short girl thing. Maybe it’s an age thing. Maybe it’s just me. My fuse is getting shorter. Increasingly so. Historically speaking, I’ve always been a fairly easygoing type when it comes to other people. With myself, that’s another story, but with other people, I would rarely snap, bite or give them …

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Fit

Fit: Destination Unknown

Fit. It’s a word thrown about almost constantly. The ultimate destination on the journey to ‘your best self’, and all that. Fit is something I’ve never been, but something that had to become a priority in recent times. Here’s why. Earlier this year, I decided I was going to try and sort my health out …

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