Create a personal retreat (without leaving your house)

Have you ever felt like you want to disappear to a cabin somewhere and have your own personal retreat? I've felt a lot like that this year. If you're reading this, I know you can relate. The online and offline world in 2020 is overwhelmingly loud and the first 6 months felt way too stressful for me to handle alone. I felt like I couldn't cope and I was beginning to have tension headaches. There was nowhere I could go and escape it all. There was nowhere to go in lockdown (except Aldi), and it was affecting me massively.…

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Create a personal retreat (without leaving your house)
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Staying Social When Social Distancing

For those of you who maintain an active social life, staying inside away from everybody may be challenging for you. Where before you could visit friends or meet up for dinner, now you're instructed to stay indoors and only venture out for essential shopping or work. So, how do you stay connected during social distancing? Drawing on my own experience with my close friends and support networks, here is what can potentially work well for you: Whatsapp I'm in a few Whatsapp groups with different friendship circles, where the activity has certainly increased during this time. From saying good…

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Personal Branding: Who are you?

Who are you, hun? When I arrived onto the creative scene in Birmingham in 2013, I thought I knew who I was. I didn't have a clue about personal branding. I thought I was a writer who was starting to love herself. On some level, that is still true but over the years I've unpeeled and unraveled my many layers to really get to know who I am. So, who are you? Personal branding is incredibly powerful, in case you didn't already know. I've known for a while that people connect with people before they connect with a product,…

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How I wrote 11k words in 14 Days.

When we remove our distractions, our triggers, our perceived competition, our peer updates and our notifications, all we are left with is ourselves. But that is all we need.

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Join my Digital Detox!

I'm officially back from my December Detox, a month-long break from all things social media. This time, I decided to make it more of a movement, and invited people online to join me. Over 80 people signed up. It's been a great experience for everybody who has committed to giving themselves a digital detox, especially for those who managed the entire month. But this awesomeness can be accessible to you all year long. I've created a 7-Day Digital Detox for you to join at any point in the year. It's automated, full of goodness AND it's free. So, what…

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