Lifestyle

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

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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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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I don't have one passion

Accepting that I have more than one passion

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 I won’t ever pick just one passion. It will probably come as no surprise to you that I was a child who was always busy. I […]

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female influencers

Female Influencers on their life online

24th July 2020

This week I am honoured to interview a brilliant group of female influencers to find more about the women behind their successful accounts. I’m inspired by them all and I wanted to know more about them, so I asked them to shed some light on their life on and off line. So enough from me […]

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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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