Tag: Motivation

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Talking About Body Confidence with Women

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Body confidence. One minute I’m okay with it. And the next, I find myself in tears wondering when I’m going to accept my body image for what it is. Body confidence is something that people don’t always talk about. It’s thought about so much. But you don’t always see people openly talking about how they …

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3 of My Favourite Things from the Last Year

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On St George’s Day, 23rd April 2018, I’ll be turning 24-years-old. Since my birthday is approaching, I wanted to take a look at my favourite things I’ve learnt and discovered during life as a 23-year-old. The last year has been of my best yet but also brought lots of challenges too. I think I look …

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January Weekend Edition: What’s New?

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As I’m writing this, its Sunday 14th January. Can we all just take a moment to think about how fast 2018 is going already? Some might think, it’s only 13 days into the New Year. However, to me, Christmas feels so long ago. It’s as if it just popped by, said hello, then went within …

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5 Reasons Why You Should Live Life Your Way

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In November 2016, I wrote a blog post reflecting on achievements and how I’ve been shaped into the person I am today. Each year it’s good to think about what the future holds. Sometimes we can’t control what happens in our lives but we can try to make things better and just hope that better …

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5 Things I’m Excited to Welcome into the New Year of 2018

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Here we are again, another brand new year to welcome us into the unknown. Will Alicia Keys tour in the UK, who knows?! Will I stop eating pasta and all those carbs? Probably not, don’t be silly! But as I mentioned in my blog post prior to this one, I do aim to get back …

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The Power of Strengths and Weaknesses

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Today I’ve been thinking about what to write. What do I want to share that’s new, something I haven’t done before… that’s when strengths and weaknesses come into my mind. We all have them so it’s a topic for anyone to discuss about how they feel about theirs. Sometimes, no matter how hard you want …

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Job Beginnings – 5 Things to Remember

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Your first job, your next job (or just ‘a job’), this could be the beginning of something great. For example, I spent college and university as a Sales Assistant. Then I landed a role as an Administrator in a learning support environment. Later, I progresed onto a Marketing Assistant role. And today, I am happy …

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3 Reasons to Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

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Does the thought of stepping outside of your comfort zone scare you? Trying something new that you wouldn’t usually be comfortable with can surprise you. You might be able to open up a whole new world of possibilities. I believe that when we try something new and it has a positive effect. It leads to …

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Stop Letting Those Doubts Get in Your Way

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For too long now I’ve been one of those people who will let doubts get in the way of the possibility of something good happening. Who knows what opportunities will bring until you’ve tried them out? Even though I am very much a positive person, I still struggle to come to terms with believing that …

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Self-care Is About Looking After You

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Self-care certainly doesn’t make you a selfish person. Sometimes I sit here and I think to myself… imagine what it would like to have my own home; imagine what it would be like to travel; imagine what it would be like to feel free and enjoy the most of what life has to offer.

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Embrace Yourself Being The Real You

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You can go through life having a worrying overhaul of thoughts. I have feared multiple of things from the thought of drowning under the waves in the sea, to doing something wrong in the workplace. But the biggest thing I fear is not being the best I can be for someone. You can learn that …

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4 Things You Can’t Force into Your Life

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It is both essential and mindful to consider the following four things that you cannot force into your life. Sometimes we need to take a step back, relax, and realise what’s in front of us. It can be a tendency for some people to lose their trade of thought, their personality and their pure image.

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Scars Are Not Scary. They Are Special.

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Seven months ago I wrote a post about my learning experiences of my twenty-one year old self. Now that I turned twenty-two four months ago, I thought that a follow-up post was well overdue. This is all about why scars are special. I am currently as happy I was those months ago. I am proud …