Being Yourself

Being Yourself Takes Guts, So Where Are Mine?

I’ve been having a couple of light bulb moments recently. One of the big ones is about being myself online. I’ve been writing away here for coming up to a year (in November) and I’ve always done it anonymously. There are a few reasons for this. One, I’m really, really conscious about my online safety, …

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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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Instagrams

15 Amazing Instagrams For Writers To Follow

When you think about Instagram, your first thought isn’t usually of a place to find quality writing. Instagram is by nature image-based, so you wouldn’t expect it to be a great source of writing content, right? Wrong. Instagram is a veritable hotbed of writing talent. If you’re into poetry, in particular, there’s a world of …

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The Attic

The Attic

The flecks of dust began to gleam in the morning light. Laura glanced across at the moth-eaten sheets that draped across the old wooden bed frame. No one could have been up the stairs of the attic in at least ten years, she thought to herself.  Laura and her boyfriend Mark had just moved into …

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