WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU NEED EXPERIENCE TO GET EXPERIENCE?

Have you ever looked at the criteria for a job role and seen that they require a minimum two years of experience in the same or similar role? Have you looked at said job roles and known in your heart that you’d be absolutely perfect for it but not applied because you didn’t meet the…

ELEVEN THINGS TO DO TO GET OFF YOUR PHONE

We all know that feeling of sheer panic when you dig around in your bag or check the wrong pocket and can’t immediately detect your phone. It’s like someone’s stolen your favorite child or cut off a limb in the street. I’ve seen the fear in the eyes of the person who can’t locate their…

NEW DECADE

The festive period is well in the past. Another year has come and gone. 2020 is underway and with that comes the expiration date of our last decade. It seems we can never quite believe that it could be new year again already, we never know where the time has gone, yet here we are…

YOGA

Your mat is your own private island. Inhale and take the plunge in to the cool water of your paradise. This space is yours to explore as you please. You can come and go as you wish, the island isn’t going to go anywhere, it will be waiting for you, exactly as you left it…

FORTY WINKS

Dear sleep, I haven’t seen you for a while.. You used to visit me so frequently, you’d greet me from work at the end of the day, welcome me home, you’d envelop me on the sofa and carry me safely off to bed in your robust arms, ready for a night of twilight adventures only…

PRESCRIBED TWENTY FIVE

It all started three years ago, almost to the day, I had been feeling that my life was a little stagnated and I was finding myself behaving much too pessimisticly in the midst of waves of anxiety and a rather messy end to a messy relationship. We all experience these times in life, times that…

MI CASA ES SU CASA

I have recently moved cities.  This means more than packing up your possessions in to the back of the car and unpacking them in a new wardrobe. It means more than a change in postcode and a change in delivery address on your ASOS account. It means moving your whole life. Your job, your hobbies,…

ONCE IN A BLUE MOON

It was long past her bed time but she just couldn’t sleep, she had to know the culprit of that bright glare coming through a gap in the velvet curtain. The little girl climbed clumsily on to the dressing table, knocking a tall bottle of hairspray and an expensive Italian perfume noisily to the floor….

MY TOP FIVE TIPS TO BEAT ANXIETY

I have had anxiety all my life. Before anxiety was called anxiety or it was something we commonly discussed. Before it was ok to make the statement ‘I have anxiety’. Before there were available options or ways of dealing with it. I’ve had it.  It was with me throughout my time at school and has…