Dealing with self-hatred.

I’ve had a hard week. Work has been crazy, and because we had a big event there were lots of photos taken and shared around – and rightly so! It was a week I’ll never forget. But sometimes the self-hatred shouts louder than my resolve to ignore it – and it’s bloody hard. Take this…

The Perk of Reading a Book Twice

A friend of mine asked me a few days ago if I often read books twice. Truth be told, I don’t. I have a Good Reads reading list I take great pride in adding to (currently I’m on 210 books!) and part of that is reading as many new books as possible. The only series…

My Week Without Social Media

The eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed that my social media channels have been quiet this past week. No, I didn’t break my phone (again). I consciously chose to ignore social media for a week. Perhaps I should explain why. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve seen a lot of articles popping up online…

New Year, New Me?

It’s that time of year again… ‘resolution’ time. I’ve already heard ‘resolution chat’ today in work and it got me thinking about why everyone vows to change at this time of year. I believe it may be down to a sense of unity. If everyone else is changing, exercising, doing dry January, etc, it’s a…

Why It’s OK To Put Yourself First

We seem to live in this society that puts a hell of a lot of pressure on doing things for other people. As an INFJ, I enjoy helping others. I’m always there to listen and assist, and I like to do what I can to help those in need. Whether it’s donate a £10 on…