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How to be excited about starting over

16th September 2020

We are all well aware that not everything in life goes to plan, which means you often have to start over again. Yet no matter how much we do it, starting over is often seen as a bad thing.  Usually, a fresh start happens after something has gone wrong e.g. a relationship ends, a friendship […]

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navigating competition with yourself

Is being in competition with yourself healthy?

6th August 2020

We often have a Monica Gellar tendency to be in competition with ourselves as well as other people – to look back and compare where we are now to where we were last year, two years ago or even worse, where we thought we’d be.  I personally do think about where I was a year […]

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how I gained 10,000 instagram followers

How I gained 10,000 followers on Instagram in 12 weeks

23rd July 2020

If you’ve followed me for a while on Instagram, you’ll have noticed that my account has grown a lot since March.  As lockdown occurred, I thought I’d spend time and put more effort into my blog and formulate a social strategy. In March I had 2,300 followers, at the end of April I reached 4,000 […]

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side hustle

How to successfully have a side hustle

21st July 2020

Most people I know have a side hustle alongside their day job. It usually relates to one of their passions and allows them to have some creative freedom to do whatever they want! If you don’t know, I work full-time in Marketing at a publishers in Cambridge. Yet, alongside my job I: Run this blog […]

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dealing with rejection

How to get better at dealing with rejection

16th June 2020

A few weeks after I finished university, I realised that I had to get better at dealing with rejection.  As a graduate or just as a young person, you will be rejected from job applications, relationships and friendships, freelance work, a mortgage, loans – the list literally goes on and on.  You’re basically guaranteed that […]

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getting my list organised

How to write the ultimate to do list

15th June 2020

I’m always looking for ways to write the ultimate to do list and be more organised. Lately, I’ve felt that my way of working is inefficient. Last week was stress-ville-Arizona, I had a lot of plates spinning and my health was the one that I smashed. I lost a lot of sleep, lost track of […]

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