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Simple Tips for a Successful Walking Challenge

Setting a Walking Challenge could be as beneficial for you as running.

The Sunday Reset

In an effort to tame my unruly note keeping, I have tried many different systems, read many different books and blog posts, most specifically on building better habits into my days and weeks.

How To Celebrate Screen-Free Week

Screen-Free Week begins on 2nd May through to 8th May 2022, and is designed to promote the idea of stepping away from your glowing screens and (re)discovering fun activities with family and friends.

Best Books For Decluttering

I have talked a lot about decluttering, simplifying and minimalism before on the blog, and it seems that since I started a major decluttering of mine and my family's belongings and lifestyle around 5 or so years ago, there has been an explosion of content creators and authors catching on to this topic.

Should you take your side-hustle full-time?

It sometimes feels like it has to be one thing or the other: that you must either work in a 9-5 role or you should aim to earn enough from your side-gig to walk away from the daily grind.

Spring Clean Your Life

I usually like to start a physical spring clean with a decluttering of the home first. I've spoken before about how I like to keep things simple, and I think each change of season is a great time to have a look at what you've accumulated and discard anything you really don't need in your life.

What to Read, Watch and Do this International Women’s Day

Ideas for great books to read, series' to watch, and ways to get involved this International Women's Day #Breakthebias

LGBT+ History Month & Tales of The City

Maupin created loveable, memorable characters such as Michael ‘Mouse’ Tolliver, the irrepressible homosexual man looking for love, and Mary-Ann Singleton, an uptight Midwesterner who arrives on the scene and slowly begins to unwind amongst the more open and relaxed atmosphere of the Bay Area. 

Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew

Another quick book review (or rather Play this time) in my reading challenge '50 Before 50'. This was required reading for the Masters course in English Studies I'm taking, but I thought I would include it towards my reading goal... Continue Reading →

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