Current favourite instagrams

I thought I would provide a list of my five current favourite instagrams, because I love discovering new accounts & sharing those that inspire me. Worldwanderlust: https://www.instagram.com/worldwanderlust/ Brooke has been my favourite travel blogger for years now ( & I was lucky enough to meet her in person). She doesn’t post as frequently anymore, but she will still give you major […]

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‘The Change Box’ October (Unboxing).

The arrival of this month’s The Change Box made this Monday afternoon a little bit better. My trusty side kick Frodo has helped me suss out the products this month. The Products: Naturally Neak Naturopathy After Glow Super Smoothies Superfood Blend: This is a little pack to put in your smoothie to add nutrition. This one includes ingredients like beetroot, […]

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My current self care strategies

I have wrote about the importance of self care in previous blog posts (including this one), and I think most of us know we should be looking after ourselves. However, life gets busy (particularly if you are a PhD student like myself), and it is often easy to forget about self care. Often it is not until you feel really […]

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September’s top 3

It’s time for the third ‘top 3’ segment (August was skipped) but if you haven’t seen July’s yet go here Movie ‘About Time’: This has been my favourite movie for a couple of years now, and watching my favourite movie was just what I needed this month. It is a quirky, light hearted, funny & happy movie that I could watch […]

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What happens when one event changes everything?

What happens when one thing, one unbelievably crappy, unimaginable thing, changes everything? A couple of weeks ago I lost my partner who I had been with for eight years in an accident. I lost the person I was excited about spending the rest of my life with. I lost the person I had spent almost a third of my life up to this point with. I know that I don’t normally write personal blogposts, but I needed to write this one, not for you, but for me. Putting things on paper has always helped me. Plus, Jake was the one who encouraged me to start this blog, and I am determined to keep it going. And hopefully even keep it growing. Although I think that often the words that can be offered in these situations are unnecessary, the words I have found comfort in are quotes, as I think quotes have a way of summarising how I feel, maybe even better than I can myself. I was scrolling tumblr when I came across this quote: “it a curious thing, the death of a loved one… it is like walking up the stairs to your bedroom, and thinking there is one more stair than there is. Your foot falls down, through the air, and there is a moment of dark surprise as you try and readjust the way you thought of things.”- Lemony Snicket This quotes resonates with me, because I […]

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