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Survivor Not Victim: Overcoming Domestic Abuse

Writing is so therapeutic. I actually wrote this a while ago.  but felt unsure as to whether I should share it here. However, one of the reasons I decided to share it was because I looked at a picture of myself today as a young teenager, just before this happened. I looked so carefree and […]

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10 Things I’m Grateful For This Week

I try really hard to live my life as positively as possible. That’s why my Instagram feed is littered with positive and motivational quotes. I’m a writer and believe in the power of the written word. Making the effort to be positive and surround yourself with positivity does have an impact. It’s important to show […]

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5 Quotes To Live By

I write. A lot. So it is no surprise that I love reading. Although I have to be honest, most of what I read nowadays is non-fiction. Selected solely for its purpose to both inspire and educate me. I rarely read fiction –  excluding Julia Donaldson and the Biff, Chip and Kipper series every evening […]

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In 2017 I will…

For me, 2016 has been a year of lessons. I’ve learnt even more about how to stand on my own feet and be the strong mother that my daughters deserve. I’ve learnt how to be myself, what I stand for and the values by which I live my life. I’ve removed people from my life this […]

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My New Year’s Beauty Resolutions

  It’s that predictable time of year when everyone’s attention turn to self-improvement and how we can make the upcoming year a better year for ourselves. Yep it’s time for New Year’s Resolutions. I wouldn’t necessarily say that I’ve had an horrendous 2016, but I can’t lie, I’m looking forward to it being over and […]

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Why wearing red lipstick doesn’t make me less of a feminist

Recently, I keep hearing the idea that I cannot possibly be a feminist because I am interested in ‘frivolities’ such as makeup and jewellery. Obviously this means that because I highlight and contour that I cannot possibly be interested in equality for women. Or want myself, my daughters and in fact every woman in the […]