Lifestyle

Following my personal and professional life as a twenty-something muddling her way through life post-university.

Been dumped? 15 things you need to hear today.

2nd October 2020

Girl, we’ve all been through a break up and we’ve all been dumped right? You’re probably not feeling your best, so I’m here to cheerlead you back to loving yourself and life and slaying the next chapter of your single life. This is effectively the Lizzo of blogs.  So let’s kick this off with… You […]

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lonely wfh

Do you get lonely working from home? Me too.

4th September 2020

When lockdown hit in March working from home, migrating all our meetings to teams and wearing loungewear 24/7 was a novelty. Now, six months down the line, it’s getting a bit lonely.  I started my new job at the end of January and had 7 weeks in the office before the pandemic hit. I’d just […]

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living in London

Life Update: I’m Living in London!

2nd September 2020

It’s slightly surreal to write this, but I’ve moved to London! As I sit at my new Ikea desk that I built (and then Matt & Rae rebuilt for me as it was wrong – oops), I’m so excited about this new chapter. Thankfully, I’m still working from home in my marketing job. It’s been […]

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your grades don't define you

6 reasons why your grades don’t define you

20th August 2020

Today is GCSE results day and after the shambles of last week’s A-Level results, it’s no wonder students were worried about receiving their grades. But whether you’re thrilled or disappointed, the important thing to remember is that your grades don’t define you. Teachers often label children as ‘gifted’ or ‘straight A/A* student’ but what they […]

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redundancy in a pandemic

Redundancy in a Pandemic with HarmonyBlaze

14th August 2020

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Emma from the fitness and wellness blog HarmonyBlaze. Here, Emma, shares her reflections on being made redundant during the coronavirus pandemic. Could you tell us a bit about yourself and your life.  So where do I start! I’m Emma, and I describe myself as a thirty-something blogger […]

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time out of the office

Is time out of the office good for your career?

13th August 2020

Whether you’re working from home, on furlough or been fired, being out of your regular work environment might be the best thing to happen to your career in the long-term. Alongside the mental health benefits, with the extra time at home, we’ve been given the chance to assess whether we actually enjoy what we’re doing […]

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I don't have one passion

Accepting that I have more than one calling

4th August 2020

My friend sent me a TED talk the other day where career coach Emilie Wapnick explains Why some of us don’t have one calling or as I’d put, why some of us won’t ever pick just one thing that we want to do. It will probably come as no surprise to you that I was […]

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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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