Why I’ve stopped wearing make-up to work

When I first met Jack, I didn’t let him see me without make-up for about 2 months. Like that scene from Bridesmaids, I used to sneak out of bed early so I could re-apply it before he woke up! I was convinced that if he saw me without it, he’d run a million miles. Even now – say we have to leave for an early flight at 4am – I’ll…

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How to survive Monday mornings

If you follow me on Instagram, you might’ve seen I was feeling unusually positive on Monday morning. Generally I hate Monday mornings so this was very much a rarity for me. However, I didn’t just wake up with my positive hat on; I had to force it on using determination and a dash of ‘fake it ’til you make it’. I think it’s fair to say that Monday’s on the whole are…

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How to create more ‘you’ time in a busy routine

Last week I had a bit of a melt down. I’ve been at my new job 3 months today and it’s taken me all this time to get used to my new routine. I love the job – but finding time to adult and do the things that “need” doing (washing, cleaning, ironing), let alone the things I want to do (work outs, drawing, yoga, meditation) has been seriously difficult…

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