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Blogging Isn’t Dead – It’s Just Boring

Blogging Isn’t Dead – It’s Just Boring

Blogging isn’t dead; it’s just become boring. There I said it. Blogging is – or rather, blogs are – boring.   The funny thing is most of the blog posts I’ve seen declaring that blogging is a dead art form are from the ‘big’ bloggers. The ones who […]

A Reminder To Not Take Life For Granted

A Reminder To Not Take Life For Granted

If you’re expecting this post to be profound and deep then this isn’t the post for you. I’m feeling sad so I’m just going to let the words fall out. Life is short. One day someone will be there, the next day they’re gone. One day […]

Self-Care Isn’t Just Face Masks And Bubble Baths

Self-Care Isn’t Just Face Masks And Bubble Baths

Self-care is a big topic of discussion at the moment; it’s all over people’s blogs, in lifestyle magazines and splashed all over Twitter and Instagram. But what does self-care actually mean? A lot of lifestyle writers take it to mean treating yourself to an early night and a bit […]

Let’s Talk About Loneliness

Let’s Talk About Loneliness

When you think about lonely people who comes to mind? Elderly people who have lost their loved one? Middle-aged women whose kids have flown the nest? But what about the 23-year-old who doesn’t know who to turn to in times of need, or the 18-year-old who’s just started university? They’re […]

I’ll Never be an Instagram ‘It Girl’ – and That’s Okay

I’ll Never be an Instagram ‘It Girl’ – and That’s Okay

It’s no secret that Instagram can feel pretty much impossible to grow on unless you’re thin, white, rich and look like a supermodel (obviously there are exceptions but that’s generally the rule). And let’s not even get started with the algorithm changes and bots!  When I first created […]