Quotes to live by

I’ve searched the internet for powerful words and this is what I’ve found… Gorgeous, empowering words from fabulous women of different disciplines, that’s what I found.  A collection of wonderful words uttered and written by various members of the sisterhood, each contributing to the world in some way. I mean, there are PLENTY of quotes…

10 Things You Don’t Know About Me

Social media can trick you into believing you really know a person, but do you really know me? I’m a private person but I’ve been thinking about sharing more of my story online. I’ve had an incredible response to anything personal I’ve ever posted, from mental health, bereavement, domestic violence, you (yes, YOU, dear reader)…

Single Mum at University: FREE DOWNLOAD

It’s no secret that I have big dreams. Or at least, I had big dreams and I have achieved them all. I’ve just finished studying a Creative and Professional Writing degree and I’m beginning to feel like a champ for balancing my studies while being a mum. A few weeks ago I wrote a three-part…

What to do when you feel lost

Do you ever feel like you never really get to know yourself? That you’re always growing and developing and learning and reflecting and recovering from something? The world is ready and waiting to tell you who you are, pop you into a box with a label you never asked for, so you can spend a…

Can we talk?

I’ve been watching you. Not in a weird, stalker kind of way, but in awe. I don’t know how you do it. I don’t know how you went through that, and still get up every day. Even on the days you stay in bed, there’s still a glimmer of hope in your eyes, a passionate…

Are you being honest with yourself right now?

Self belief starts with a small, silent decision to never give up on yourself. Sometimes you have to stop and ask yourself “What am I doing? Who am I doing this with? How is any of this serving me?” I feel like I’m in that space right now. I’ve been here for a while, building…

How To Use Life As Writing Inspiration

Do you ever felt like you want to write about life but are lacking in ideas? The will to write is strong enough for you to dig deep into the creative part of your brain and draw out something new and exciting, but you don’t even know where to start? Sometimes we just need a…

Is it time for new friends?

If you’re reading this post, it is likely because it struck a nerve. Am I right or am I right? I’ve met numerous people over the years, made and lost friendships, grew together and grown apart, and it’s all been wonderful. I’m not a person who has the same friends she went to school with;…

Why I’ve never written a love story

Do you like reading about romance? I’ve never been tempted by the idea of writing love stories, something about fairy tale endings never rang true for me and this was due to the relationships I had witnessed and been a part of. I like the idea of Happy Ever After but in reality I struggled…

5 Videos to inspire your soul

Ever watched a video that made you feel warm inside?  I’m sharing five videos that have done exactly that for me over the last few weeks. I love reading, absolutely, but there’s nothing quite like listening to powerful words from an inspirational person.  Here are my current top five inspirational videos: 1. The Universe has…

5 Reflective Writing Prompts

Have you been staring at the blank pages of your journal or Word document, waiting for inspiration to ooze through your finger tips?  Well, your wait is finally over because I’ve written a five prompts to inspire your writing. I recommend spending as little as 10 minutes on each prompt. Spend longer if you feel…

When Social Media Gets Too Much…

Take a social media break for a month. Go on, I dare you. The beauty about modern life is that we have access to so much. This is brilliant when you’re ready for self-development and want to better yourself. There is an abundance of seminars, webinars, groups, online courses, podcasts, blog posts and free e-books…