Ahead of a practical spring clean, this week I ruthlessly decluttered & streamlined my social media accounts into sparkly, gleaming positive virtual places. Despite the current trend for taking social media breaks (after publicly announcing you're about to do so!?!), I actually really enjoy social media - but on my terms. My Twitter and Instagram … Continue reading Maintaining a Positive Online Persona!
My vision for a beautiful midnight botanical bedroom is about to be realised! I've spent a lot of time thinking about and envisioning my dreamy theme and the steps I need to take to implement it are as follows: * Fill old picture holes and employ a plasterer to skim the walls and (currently wallpapered!) … Continue reading Dreamy Bedroom Theme!
Despite being prone to indecision and/or procrastination (mainly because I dislike spending money!), today we finally appointed a tradesman to transform the pink monstrosity shower room into a super, snazzy shower room! The floor plan sketch of the shower room is shown below with pictures of how it currently looks...wonky walls, blu-tacked tiling(!), dodgy floorboards … Continue reading Pink Monstrosity Progress!
Comparison is condemned as the thief of joy. I beg to differ. I've had a fair bit of time to consider this recently, what with being unemployed for 6 weeks equalling extra scrolling on social media whilst trying to navigate my existential crisis (quite successfully in the end as I blogged about here)! I've actually … Continue reading Go compare – why comparison is a positive thing!
Thank you Kate @thetustingirl for the nomination! Kate's brilliant blog The Tustin Girl has a strong mental health and motivational focus as she is a Mindset and Success Coach and Mentor. The Sunshine Blogger Award Rules: 1. Thank the blogger (s) who nominated you for the blog post and link back to their blog. 2. Answer the … Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award! ☀️
After 6 weeks of unemployment and previously not having worked in a permanent position since December 2016 (I was supply teaching throughout the majority of 2017 as explained in The Mystery of the Missing Sparkle), I begin my new job on Monday (as announced in Taking Risks and Reaping Rewards!)! Despite the stereotypical ideal of … Continue reading What I Won’t Miss About Being Unemployed…
I LOVE reading. Last year I read 35 books. This year I am aiming for 40 books for my 40th birthday! After every 5 books I'll be writing a round-up blog review (without any spoilers!). You can follow each book I read on Instagram under the hashtag #40booksformy40th. Books 1-5 are as follows: Get Your … Continue reading Reading Challenge: 40 books for my 40th!
I became unemployed - on purpose - in December 2017 (as detailed in my blog post The Mystery of the Missing Sparkle), but this week I got the job of my dreams - a fundraising bid writer for a mental health charity! I am overjoyed! Not only because it was an extremely robust recruitment process … Continue reading Taking Risks and Reaping Rewards!