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    ON BEING “BOSSY”.
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    WHAT ARE YOU MEANT TO DO WHEN SOMEONE SAYS SOMETHING SHITTY ABOUT YOU ON THE INTERNET?
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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
THE PRESSURE TO BE A GIRL BOSS

THE PRESSURE TO BE A GIRL BOSS

The driving force behind so many self employed women of this generation is our desperation to answer to ourselves. Women of the 1960s had … View Post
I FAILED AT MY RESOLUTIONS BUT THAT DOESN’T MAKE 2018 A WRITE-OFF.

I FAILED AT MY RESOLUTIONS BUT THAT DOESN’T MAKE 2018 A WRITE-OFF.

We’re currently four days into January and as loathed as I am to admit it, I have failed 2018 so far. As has become … View Post
THANK YOU FOR THE BEST YEAR OF MY LIFE.

THANK YOU FOR THE BEST YEAR OF MY LIFE.

First things first – sorry for the total radio silence, as you can see I have been updating the blog over Christmas and decided to … View Post
WANTING TO BE A BIT HEALTHIER AT CHRISTMAS IS OKAY TOO.

WANTING TO BE A BIT HEALTHIER AT CHRISTMAS IS OKAY TOO.

We become right nosey bastards at Christmas don’t we??? What are you getting for your boyfriend? What is your mum getting you? What … View Post
BOOKS TO BE ABSORBED BY THIS CHRISTMAS

BOOKS TO BE ABSORBED BY THIS CHRISTMAS

Yes yes, I know what you’re thinking. In between all these parties, the shopping, the wrapping, the eating, the sleeping, the singing and … View Post
SEEKING OUT THAT FESTIVE FEELING: 24 HOURS IN PARIS

SEEKING OUT THAT FESTIVE FEELING: 24 HOURS IN PARIS

Last year I flat out forgot to buy a Christmas Tree. Not in the irritating way that some people ‘forget to eat lunch’ (really, … View Post
THE REACTION TO THE ROYAL ENGAGEMENT HAS UTTERLY DEPRESSED ME

THE REACTION TO THE ROYAL ENGAGEMENT HAS UTTERLY DEPRESSED ME

“OMG Harry and Megan are engaged!” I read this information on the tube this morning and my tummy did a little summersault; how exciting! … View Post
WHEN YOU’RE THE MOST USELESS PERSON IN THE GYM

WHEN YOU’RE THE MOST USELESS PERSON IN THE GYM

Ask any woman what it is that stops them from going to the gym and most of them will tell you it’s a … View Post
IS THE DYSON HAIR DRYER REALLY WORTH THE MONEY?

IS THE DYSON HAIR DRYER REALLY WORTH THE MONEY?

Since I mentioned on Instagram that I use the Dyson hairdryer, this is a post that has been much requested. Sadly, but not surprisingly, … View Post
DITCHING SELF CONSCIOUSNESS: THERE’S SO MUCH FUN TO BE HAD

DITCHING SELF CONSCIOUSNESS: THERE’S SO MUCH FUN TO BE HAD

The one part of blogging that I find utterly bizarre is the makeshift photoshoots I find myself on about once a week. When I … View Post
WHY I WON’T DO A SOCIAL MEDIA DETOX.

WHY I WON’T DO A SOCIAL MEDIA DETOX.

Bold headline Em, and absolutely no authority with which to back it up. ‘Atta girl. I have never had a social media detox, not … View Post
DO I HAVE A RESPONSIBILITY TO BE HAPPY?

DO I HAVE A RESPONSIBILITY TO BE HAPPY?

Blogging full time can be really weird. For the last year it has been my sole job to share my life with whoever wants … View Post
LITTLE THINGS THAT I DO TO MAKE ME FEEL MORE CONFIDENT

LITTLE THINGS THAT I DO TO MAKE ME FEEL MORE CONFIDENT

Confidence is such a funny thing. As far as I am concerned there is nothing more attractive in a person than confidence, there is … View Post
BEING AN ADULT IS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING LIKE I THOUGHT IT WOULD BE.

BEING AN ADULT IS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING LIKE I THOUGHT IT WOULD BE.

“Great, that’s my council tax sorted for this month!’ Welcome to the mind of a struggling freelancer upon receiving a paycheque. Where I … View Post
THE MAKEUP I WEAR EVERY DAY: WHAT IT IS AND WHY I LOVE IT.

THE MAKEUP I WEAR EVERY DAY: WHAT IT IS AND WHY I LOVE IT.

Too much choice is a curse. That’s certainly how I feel, particularly when it comes to makeup. With beautiful eyeshadow palettes being brought … View Post