Accutane – your questions answered


January marks one year since I decided to take the leap and go on Accutane. Up until last year, I had suffered from acne for 10 years. It wasn’t just an odd blemish or a bad couple of weeks – it was permanent spots covering my back, my face and my […]

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10 ways to reduce your plastic waste

Reduce plastic waste

We live in a plastic world. When doing my research for this post, I found many articles detailing how to live a plastic-free life. It shocked me how bad plastic is for the environment. The clean-up costs are astronomical, it takes thousands of years […]

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5 misconceptions about being an introvert


Until recently, I’d never given much thought about whether I was an introvert or an extrovert. This was until, last year I was faced with a solo trip to Boston, MA for HubSpot’s INBOUND conference, and I knew that ‘networking’ with strangers […]

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The complete beginner’s guide to Hygge

Baking bread

Hyyge (pronounced hoo-ga) was without a doubt the word of 2016. There have been numerous books written about it, countless Instagram posts tagged with #hygge or #hyggehome and experts swear that bringing hygge into your daily life can improve it significantly. But […]

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How to get back into a fitness routine

Fitness flatlay

Getting back into the swing of working out is especially hard when you’ve been pigging it out over the Christmas break (which I definitely have). There’s no denying it’s hard to get up off the sofa after time off, but if there’s one thing I can […]

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My top albums of 2017


There’s been a lot of great music released in 2017. As well as albums, there have been so many amazing songs that have been added to my Spotify playlists including Hate That You Know Me (Bleachers), Waking Up Slow (Gabrielle Aplin) and Baseball (Hippo […]

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10 things I plan on winning at in 2018

I try not to write resolutions at the end of each year, as I find they go out of the window by February. However, I do like to look at the year ahead and make a small list of things I would like to achieve, as I am a firm believer of having goals to […]

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The Stuart Holmes Salon Cheltenham

Before and after

If there’s ever a time to treat yourself to a new ‘do’, it’s definitely Christmas time. No wonder the hairdressers get booked up so far in advance, – when there’s Christmas parties and drinks and gatherings, naturally everybody wants to look their best. I […]

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December goals

It’s December the first, which means one thing…it’s finally acceptable to be celebrating Christmas now! I usually wait until December to crack open the Baileys, mince pies and mulled wine but this year I started extra early, whoops… December […]

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Are we fighting to stay relevant?

I’ve recently seen a lot of bloggers post about feeling unmotivated or uninspired when there is so much replicate content out there – or new, younger bloggers arriving on the scene, taking all of the opportunities. As a blogger who runs my site purely […]

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