• Reflective & Topical

    The Elusive Middle-Ground

    It’s refreshing to see anti-*insert variable* movements gaining traction over recent years thanks to social media providing an outlet to the once lesser heard voice. Just look at the array of body positive, confident (or perhaps not) people of all shapes, sizes, abilities and genders sharing their bits and bobs on your insta feed – a rebellion against the perfect,…

  • Planning & Productivity

    Custom Bullet Journals

    I am very excited to announce the arrival of completely custom, hand-drawn bullet journals to the Sophie Writes repertoire. As much as I bang the hobby drum with the important caveat to pursue whatever idol pastime may interest you without the need to perfect the art, it is still a nice feeling when something you take up out of enjoyments…

  • Lifestyle & Wellness

    How To Read More Books

    I’ve said in previous posts that I’m not one for setting huge goals at the beginning of a New Year. 20 years of resolutions later and I’m still not running marathons, boasting rock hard abs, eating organic lawnmower clippings, or greeting 5am with a green tea and a smile. So, at almost 35, I’ve finally realised my personal goals need…

  • Career & Money

    5 Genuine Ways to Make Money Online

    If there’s one thing the internet isn’t short of (no, not that!) it’s an abundance of get-rich-quick schemes, money making ventures and the promise of making a quick buck with minimal effort. I’m here to tell you that not all of these seemingly too good to be true offers are the scams you might think they are and there are,…

  • Planning & Productivity

    5 Reasons to Start a Journal in 2022

    In a world filled with smart phones, virtual social lives, digital currency and self driving cars of all things, I think we’ve become somewhat tech-fatigued. It’s no surprise that vintage crafts, arts and past-times are returning to the zeitgeist with an absolute vengeance! As a form of mindfulness, expression and creativity (whether or not you are naturally gifted), any hobby…