December Detox 2022

How does 31 days away from social media sound? Photo by Anastasia Jobson I've been taking regular social media breaks since December 2016. A whole month of not losing time on Instragram, not getting lost in Facebook comments, not getting sucked in by Twitter threads. It's delightful. It wasn't an official thing at first, I didn't announce it as December Detox or give it any other name. Taking a break from social media was a gift I gave to myself and I shared a little bit about it on my return. Some people were curious about what I did…

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How I launched a book online with success

I launched my memoir She Who Writes online and it was a success! This isn't my first, second, or even third book, so I wanted to do something special. There is no way on this planet I could have been prepared for coronavirus and lockdown, so when it came to launching my book, I had to ask myself two questions: Wait until next year to launch itLaunch it anyway Naturally I chose to launch it online. Disclaimer I've been building my online brand for years and have a gorgeous following of people who support everything I do. I also…

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No More Secrets

If you're a long-term follower of my work, you'll notice the change in my content more recently. I'm sharing more than I've ever shared before. I'm being explicit about my experiences, on social media and here. I'm pouring out my stories of trauma and labelling it as such. Where I was once afraid to speak with this level of conviction, now I am no longer afraid of what has been done to me. No more secrets, no more holding in the things that have hurt me the most. The response I've had from my online communities has been incredible.…

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