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Never Liked January!

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31 days of endless drab grey skies, paying my tax and nature in a state of stasis. I usually try to escape, heading off on trips to broaden my mind, feed my soul and recharge. My Mums Gap Year page will tell you all  about the adventures I have been on so far.Well this year has been different. I stayed in the UK …

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Love a Blue Monday, don’t you?

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So this Monday, the 21st of January is Blue Monday! Research suggests motivation is at its lowest, New Years resolutions get broken and apathy sets in. According to a press release by a mental health charity, the formula is as follows; Where weather =W, debt = d, time since Christmas = T, time since failing our new year’s resolutions = …

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Retreat, reset and bring on the revolution!

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January is my time to retreat and reset after the madness of Christmas. A time to settle into thinking about the year ahead and all those possibilities. No new year resolutions here. So you can imagine my disappointment when all the Sunday newspapers were full of articles about ‘new you’, healthy habits for 2019, get fit fast and how to …

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Six Happy Habits.

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Tis the season to be jolly Fa-la-la-la-la and there is an expectation for us to be continuously happy. Yet this is not something that is always possible is it nor realistic! FaceBook, Instagram, Tumbler and many other platforms are full, I mean bursting at the seams with perfect pictures. A positive spin on everything, nothing out of place in those …

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Why do people use the C word?

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Oh how I hate the C word, it cuts me to the quick. I am supposed to forgive those that use it according to a  study by Dr. Timothy Jay. He suggests that a higher IQ and linguistic understanding is the key to those that swear a lot. Thus dashing the long held belief that it is the less articulate or …

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Just Shut Up!

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May is a month bursting with potential. Spring really gets in full swing, as it persuades new shoots to emerge from the ground. The world seems to really wake up and so now it’s your turn. All those new years resolutions coming into fruition because you maintained your momentum. All that seed sowing of positive habits that have you on …

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My Secret Crush on Prince Harry!

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MINDSET My secret crush on Prince Harry began on the 31st of July 2014 and I realise as a 47 year old woman this maybe inappropriate never the less,  I couldn’t help myself! He was on The Chris Evans breakfast show talking about The Invictus Games and why he was supporting this project. You can listen to the short interview …

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Marvellous Monkey!

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MINDSET Well here we are again, the 8th of February and a new animal for the Chinese New Year – The Monkey. This somewhat cheeky little character will bring a fast pace to the year, oodles of motivation and the ability to actually get things done. So the key to getting the most from this year is your choice of …