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7 Little Things You Should Do Every Morning

Since working from home and being self employed, I’ve become much more of a morning person. I’m more productive in the morning. I feel horrible if I sleep in too late. And I enjoy the hours before midday more than the ones after. Tell my 14 year old self that and she’d cry laughing. Hooking …

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4 Areas of Self Care You Should Be Focusing On This Year

AD | Self care is a hugely broad topic which has gained traction and attention in it’s millions over the last few years. I’d never heard of the phrase ‘self care’ once before I started blogging. I knew I had to take care of myself but I didn’t quite realise the importance of REALLY taking …

How I’ve Improved My Self Care Already in 2019

[AD – GIFTED] 2018 was the year I really knuckled down with this whole self care business. Before I started blogging, I honestly had never heard of the phrase ‘self care’ before in my life and I didn’t realise that taking care of yourself was such a big business. I mean yes, I brushed my …

Ways to increase your self care game in the New Year *

Ah, self care. I feel like 2018 has been the rise in awareness of the importance of self care and the year that many people – myself included – have finally started to do something about it and realise that you know what, looking after ourselves is actually pretty damn important. I’ve posted a lot …

Christmas Gift Guide 2018 Part 1 + discount codes! *

I truly cannot believe that I’m sitting here, at the end of September, working on Christmas content. The fact that it’s the end of September (at the time of writing) is bad enough because where has this year gone but we all know how insanely quick Christmas comes around each year. And I don’t know …

My top things I treat myself to when I feel like sh*t

If I’ve learnt anything this year so far, it’s that we could all do with giving ourselves a bloody break once in a while. It’s okay not to be “on it” every minute of the day, it’s okay not to be productive every single day of your life and it’s certainly okay to feel like …

Best self-care destinations in London *

We live in a world that’s increasingly stressful. Whichever side of the political divide you fall, whatever social media network you use, the web is thick with arguments and work exerts its own pressures into the bargain. Modern technology promises to lift our burdens and make work easier, but instead by making us so constantly …

Marrying yourself: The rise of the self-love ring *

A surprising new trend for women has emerged and it’s all about loving and appreciating yourself. It’s the rise of the self-love ring; a ring symbolizing a lifelong commitment to your own happiness. Some women have even taken their newfound appreciation for themselves to the next level – with a solo wedding! This practice, known …

Celebrate yourself – even if nobody else does

Since starting a blog, I’ve truly learnt the value of championing yourself. Of celebrating your own achievements and not being afraid to share them with the world – however small. I think this may be through the uprising of self-care and self-love which clearly teaches you that you are worthy and we should love ourselves …