Personal posts, Productivity & Motivation, Well Being & Mental Health

What is Home? (London Take II)

So after my breakup with London at the beginning of the year, I have had to admit that I was wrong, and ask for forgiveness. Luckily, London is a pretty understanding mistress. After some time away, I came to see that sometimes absence really does make the heart grow fonder (I know it's super cliche, but it's… Continue reading What is Home? (London Take II)

Posing with my award and flowers
Personal posts

Apparently I’m Inspiring (but I was much more inspired)

Yesterday I was completely shocked and honoured to win the Inspiring Young Woman Award at the Inspiring Women Awards 2016 in Manchester. I knew beforehand that I'd been 'shortlisted' after I was nominated by Emma at Young Women's Trust, and  I met Jaqueline - the founder of the awards during a sunny afternoon in April. She arrived at my… Continue reading Apparently I’m Inspiring (but I was much more inspired)

Career Stuff, Productivity & Motivation, Well Being & Mental Health

The Evening Trap (On Work-Life Balance)

I'm sitting in front of my laptop after a day of employability workshops, training, and networking with UpRising in Manchester. Currently sporting J's fluffy blue dressing gown, hair scraped back into a messy bun, and yet to take out my contact lenses I've been spread out on the bed for the past hour since getting… Continue reading The Evening Trap (On Work-Life Balance)

Well Being & Mental Health

[NEW SERIES] Self Care Sundays – Walks

Today I'm starting a brand new series! This month I'm refocusing the blog back to the reasons I started it; to help me deal with losing my Mum and other things I was dealing with, and to let others going through stuff know they're not alone.  To mark this I've changed the name from 'The… Continue reading [NEW SERIES] Self Care Sundays – Walks