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Nicole navigates

Nicole Navigates: the blogger behind the local guide to Northampton

10th July 2020

This week’s guest is the wonderful Nicole, the blogger behind the established guide to all things Northamptonshire, Nicole Navigates. Nicole’s blog focuses on supporting local, independent businesses and she regularly reviews and shares mouth-watering food that make you really wish you lived near Northampton. Road trip? Here, Nicole shares how her blog turned into the […]

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what I've read and watched in June

What I’ve Read and Watched in June

2nd July 2020

Well, June has been and gone somehow and now it’s time to share what I’ve read and watched over the month.  As always I feel as though I’ve only made a small dent in my ‘to be read’ and ‘to be watched’ list. Yet I have read some brilliant books and watched some great films […]

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self help books that changed my life

4 Self-Help Books that Actually Changed My Life

25th June 2020

I love to discover life changing self help books. Despite the hefty section of self development books in bookshops, it’s actually very rare to find one that helps. I’m always looking to improve my life, mindset, achieve my goals and live as happily and as stress-free as possible. I actively seek out self-help books even […]

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the art of self love

How to learn the art of self-love

22nd June 2020

The art of self-love isn’t something that you have or don’t have, it’s a skill that you practice and develop. Spoiler alert, I don’t love myself or my body everyday. Most days, I don’t wake up with the confidence and self-assurance of Shakira (even though my hips don’t lie) instead I slip into old habits […]

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working for free as a writer

Practical things you can do as a writer working for free

18th June 2020

I’ve had countless discussions with friends and followers recently about the issues surrounding working for free as a writer, creative or influencer. Creatives are the only professionals (that I know of) who work for free – nurses wouldn’t, teachers wouldn’t and politicians certainly wouldn’t. It is incredibly frustrating. In 2012 the Guardian wrote an article […]

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what I've read in May

What I’ve read and watched in May

31st May 2020

When I was thinking about what I’ve read and watched in May, I realised I haven’t actually finished a book this month. My habit of half reading a book has returned. There’s just so many good books to read at the moment! My brain cannot cope or focus on just one, so I’ve flit between […]

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