• 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…

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    The ‘C’ Word

    I promised I wouldn’t write about this dreaded virus on my blog, and yet here I am 3 days into a national response and I’m blogging about it already.  I was mid fertility update before the world was spun into a bizarre, mad, movie-plot panic… And it just doesn’t feel right to continue feeding my own self indulgence when something so big is coming (and indeed already here for lots of us). And for me the thing coming feels bigger than world panic, more imposing than loo roll infested quarantine and much deeper than any virus. As someone who suffers from terrible anxiety (and specifically health anxiety) I can only…