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My Lack of Blogs

21 September 2014

It’s been over four months since my last blog post, so the first thing I need to do is apologise to all the people that are kind enough to follow me and read my blogs. Whenever someone reads one of my posts or comments on it I really appreciate so I do feel bad that… Read More ›

Living With A Slob? Here’s My Solution!

Do you find it difficult to get on with things when the house is messy? I know I do. I long to be one of those people that continues in peaceful productivity regardless of the world around them, but I am not one of them. It’s not just productivity either. I struggle to relax happily… Read More ›

Exercise – An Update

  It’s been a while since I updated you on my 2014 quest to get fit. That might be because it hasn’t been going so well. Sad panda. Last week I decided to get back into Pilates. I used to attend a class at my old work and I noticed that my gym was getting… Read More ›


My Brain Exploded…

I feel I must start with an apology for the absence of my Thursday and Friday blogs last week. You may also have noticed the brevity of my Wednesday blog, Unfortunately, I had a bit of a burnout and my brain exploded. Even more unfortunately, it wasn’t through cramming in too many things. I have… Read More ›

Confidence Tips

  This week I am starting two new challenges in my career. Which isn’t bodybuilding. I’m not always the most confident person but I was determined not to be cowed by the fact that these are new things, so instead of panicking about it (my usual response) I have instead tried to focus on being… Read More ›

FutureLearn – A Beautiful Thing

I was recently introduced to FutureLearn by a friend of mine. It is really deeply exciting. Basically, FutureLearn consists of free courses run by universities both in the UK and internationally. It’s a new programme and has all manner of short courses that are only designed to encourage learning. There is no qualification, no homework,… Read More ›

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Duolingo and Other Goals – An Update

A few weeks ago I wrote a post on my goals, so I thought it might be a good idea to look back and see how I have been doing. Yikes! – Writing I am going to aim to write a thousand words a day. At the very least, I will spend 15 minutes a… Read More ›

Sustaining A Great Relationship

Today I’ve decided to go out on a limb with tips for finding and sustaining a great relationship. The first thing I will say is that I absolutely do not consider that my relationship is ideal, regardless of the number of times I use it as an example when I trot out advice. I think… Read More ›


Sleep Paralysis – A Plea for Help

  Today is less of a helpful improvement suggestion than a request for improvement suggestions. Yes, you can tell I’m tired today! I have started to suffer from sleep paralysis. It first happened about seven years ago and then popped up every so often, but now it’s happening at least twice a month. I have… Read More ›

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Duolingo and Other Goals

I’ve had one of those weeks where it feels like everything has fallen off. Ever have that? It was as though I had got to a place where everything was revolving nicely around me, and then suddenly it was gone. There is loads I want and have to do, but as soon as I have… Read More ›