• 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 to be smaller, manageable and, importantly, something I actually WANT to do, not just something that looked a bit fancy on Instagram. One of my goals this year is to make more time for reading. I have an idea of how many books I’d like to get through before the…

  • Lifestyle & Wellness

    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, in fact, many legitimate online ventures that can bring in the pounds. Here I’ve ranked my top 5 – all avenues I’ve explored myself over the years whenever I’ve wanted to make money flexibly and from home on my own terms. This time next year, and all that… Matched Betting…

  • 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 that can momentarily transport you to a calm and peaceful place is most definitely to be cultivated. Of all the expressive outlets I’ve tried over the years (I went through quite a few at a rate of knots pretty recently, thanks lockdown(!)), I’ve always kept going with journaling in one…