that'll do

That’ll Do Won’t Do

June 3, 2019
How many times have you said to yourself, “Oh that’ll do!” about something. It might have been about your dinner after looking into a bare fridge and opting for toast. It might have been what you told yourself after...
change

Is Change Good?

April 22, 2019
An old boss of mine regularly made the bold claim that “Change is good.” At the time I was working in recruitment, a notoriously fickle industry and in a company with high staff turnover. Every time someone left, (which...
snake

Snake Charming

February 19, 2019
So apparently I’m a positivity blogger? That’s a thing, right? Before you start, I know I haven’t done much of the blogging stuff lately but I do have an excuse. I’ve been making money – woo hoo! Slowly, very...
what's their problem?!

What’s their problem?!

May 9, 2018
What’s their problem?! Familiar words often spoken about the family member who snaps for no reason, the work colleague who is always ready with a passive aggressive dig or the friend who is always in a bad mood. What’s...

Time for a change?

April 4, 2018
If you always do what you’ve always done, you will always get what you’ve always got. It’s an oldy but a goody. If something isn’t going right or if you’re not getting the results you want but you don’t...
Expectation vs reality

Expectation vs Reality

March 28, 2018
When I was 15, my expectation of life was that I would be married with two children by the age of 25. It felt like such a long time away and that type of life and timescale seemed perfectly...
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Valentines Day

February 10, 2018
I always thought valentines was a bit of a wanky concept. It started at secondary school when the teachers arranged an anonymous love hearts and cards exchange. I didn’t get anything and I wasn’t alone as most of the...
Community

Community isn’t just for old people

February 7, 2018
In my 20’s I thought community was a cringey concept exclusive to “old people”. Honestly, who really wants the Coronation Street / Eastenders type interaction with their neighbours where they’re constantly sticking their oar in your business? Community just...