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How switching off WhatsApp notifications changed my life.

In late 2018, I switched off WhatsApp notifications on my phone. I wanted to start living less in my workaholic mode and more in the present. I’ve never been a fan of notifications, I don’t want my time dictated to me by a beep or a red icon on my cellphone. I don’t want to be controlled by the comforting familiarity of distraction.

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10 Changes for a Thomas Shelby 2019

After binging on Peaky Blinders for the first time, I went into 2019 with Thomas Shelby confidence in what my year will be.

I am now modelling my life around what I now call Thomas Shelby energy.

That’s the “Big Dick” energy of 2018, only bigger and badder (but, with less illegal gambling).

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The Art of Intention Writing

My latest lightbulb moment included a  need to create intentions. You know, those colourful journals that bring the 90’s child in you out to play? I have goals and I’m not afraid to use glitter glue to document them.

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Lessons in letting go

I had a nervous breakdown last week. Not the dramatic kind that you tell your husband you’re having when the kids misbehave, but the legitimate kind that your doctor diagnoses you with.  Continue reading “Lessons in letting go”

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Learning to self-love (again)

Man, to say that this year has been a weight based yo-yo is an understatement. In case you’ve missed it, I’ve gained weight and lost self-confidence – obviously, I had to change this.

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