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  • ON BEING “BOSSY”.

    ON BEING “BOSSY”.
  • WHAT ARE YOU MEANT TO DO WHEN SOMEONE SAYS SOMETHING SHITTY ABOUT …

    WHAT ARE YOU MEANT TO DO WHEN SOMEONE SAYS SOMETHING SHITTY ABOUT YOU ON THE INTERNET?
  • I WANT TO SEE YOU NAKED.

    I WANT TO SEE YOU NAKED.
  • ON BEING TOO JUDGEMENTAL…

    ON BEING TOO JUDGEMENTAL…
  • PLEASE, PICK UP YOUR PHONE.

    PLEASE, PICK UP YOUR PHONE.
  • LIFE LESSONS I LEARNED FROM GIVING UP SMOKING

    LIFE LESSONS I LEARNED FROM GIVING UP SMOKING
  • ON THE GIRLS THAT AREN’T “GIRL’S GIRLS”

    ON THE GIRLS THAT AREN’T “GIRL’S GIRLS”
  • HAPPY GALENTINE’S DAY

    HAPPY GALENTINE’S DAY
DEALING DAY-TO-DAY WITH IBS

DEALING DAY-TO-DAY WITH IBS

Hello, I’m Em and I have IBS. No big secret, I talk about it all the time. Why, I reasoned, should I have … View Post
I’M THE ONE THAT DOESN’T TEXT YOU BACK. I’M SORRY, THIS IS WHY.

I’M THE ONE THAT DOESN’T TEXT YOU BACK. I’M SORRY, THIS IS WHY.

Receiving a text message in 2018 is nothing like it was in 2008 and I miss 2008. You’d catch me back then on my Motorola flip … View Post
FINDING YOUR VOICE WHEN YOU FEEL LIKE YOU’RE BEING SILENCED.

FINDING YOUR VOICE WHEN YOU FEEL LIKE YOU’RE BEING SILENCED.

It’s all too easy to feel that you are losing your voice. And not just at the time of year when we’re … View Post
MY LIFE WILL NEVER BE EXACTLY WHERE I WANT IT TO BE…

MY LIFE WILL NEVER BE EXACTLY WHERE I WANT IT TO BE…

When I grow up, my life is going to look like this… One day, I’ll have that… If I work hard enough, I’… View Post
GETTING BETTER AT SELF PROMOTION & TOOTING YOUR OWN HORN.

GETTING BETTER AT SELF PROMOTION & TOOTING YOUR OWN HORN.

The very thought of self promotion sends shivers down my spine. I wouldn’t be capable of tooting my own horn if someone rammed … View Post
DORITOS AND THEIR SPECIAL LADY CRISPS FOR OUR LITTLE LADY MOUTHS.

DORITOS AND THEIR SPECIAL LADY CRISPS FOR OUR LITTLE LADY MOUTHS.

Big day girls. It has been announced that Doritos are hard at work preparing to launch their new crisps (hold onto your pashminas for … View Post
MY EXPERIENCE WITH THE MIRENA COIL

MY EXPERIENCE WITH THE MIRENA COIL

Two Sundays ago I celebrated five years with my boyfriend. I also celebrated two years with my mirena coil. I am still unsure as … View Post
REWRITING THE RULES THIS VALENTINE’S DAY…

REWRITING THE RULES THIS VALENTINE’S DAY…

The year is 2005, it is Valentine’s Day, I am more embarrassed than I have ever been in all my life. Surrounded by all … View Post
TALKING ABOUT ANXIETY WITH HEAD TALKS – TIME TO TALK

TALKING ABOUT ANXIETY WITH HEAD TALKS – TIME TO TALK

It’s time to talk. For a long time I didn’t talk about my anxiety, I was nervous of it, frightened of it, … View Post
FROM NO MILES TO FIVE MILES IN A MONTH: HOW TO RUN FOR LONGER.

FROM NO MILES TO FIVE MILES IN A MONTH: HOW TO RUN FOR LONGER.

I DID IT! I RAN FIVE MILES! As January, finally, comes to a close, I am thrilled to announce that for the first time … View Post
WEARING TROUSERS WHEN YOU’RE JUST NOT THAT GOOD AT FASHION

WEARING TROUSERS WHEN YOU’RE JUST NOT THAT GOOD AT FASHION

Historically, trousers have scared me, I feel safest in jeans. Despite the fact I often find myself lusting after the more exciting lower halves … View Post
THE COMPARISON GAME AND GETTING THE FUCK OUT OF IT.

THE COMPARISON GAME AND GETTING THE FUCK OUT OF IT.

Having divulged in a Sex And The City binge over the last few weeks, I have found myself asking the age old question: seriously … View Post
ARE GENTLEMEN’S CLUBS AS SEXIST AS THEY SOUND?

ARE GENTLEMEN’S CLUBS AS SEXIST AS THEY SOUND?

It was revealed yesterday that for the last 33 years, there has been a charity dinner hosted at the Dorchester Hotel that does not permit … View Post
TOO MUCH SELF CARE?

TOO MUCH SELF CARE?

After a weekend of nothing but self care, I’ve decided that it might not be for me. I am well aware that I … View Post
HOW TO DEAL WITH NERVES: FOOLING PEOPLE INTO THINKING YOU’RE CONFIDENT.

HOW TO DEAL WITH NERVES: FOOLING PEOPLE INTO THINKING YOU’RE CONFIDENT.

We all know what it feels like to be nervous. From exams to job interviews to first days, new dates, scary phone calls, big … View Post
HOW I KEEP RUNNING: DISTRACTING MYSELF AND PASSING THE TIME.

HOW I KEEP RUNNING: DISTRACTING MYSELF AND PASSING THE TIME.

Serious question, how many blog posts have I written over the last three years that start with “so, I’ve started running again…”? Too … View Post
MY SKINCARE ROUTINE: HOW I TRANSFORMED MY SKIN.

MY SKINCARE ROUTINE: HOW I TRANSFORMED MY SKIN.

I’ve been waiting a long time for my adult skin to arrive. Like a child waiting to lose their baby teeth, I’ve … View Post
WEARING A LANYARD ROUND MY NECK AND ALL THE OTHER STUFF I DO THAT’S JUST NOT COOL.

WEARING A LANYARD ROUND MY NECK AND ALL THE OTHER STUFF I DO THAT’S JUST NOT COOL.

I think I’m quite uncool. And I think I’ve come to this realisation about twenty years too early. This is normally the … View Post
PLEASE STOP TELLING ME THAT “IT’S FINE” – MY ANXIETY CAN’T HEAR YOU.

PLEASE STOP TELLING ME THAT “IT’S FINE” – MY ANXIETY CAN’T HEAR YOU.

People rarely say the right thing. They very rarely say the right thing to a person with anxiety, that’s something I know for … View Post
REMOVING TOXIC FRIENDS FROM MY LIFE AND WHY I HATE DOING IT.

REMOVING TOXIC FRIENDS FROM MY LIFE AND WHY I HATE DOING IT.

I have only ever intentionally cut one person out of my life. As a general rule of thumb I don’t like to do … View Post