HOW TO FIND MORE TIME TO DO THE THINGS YOU LOVE

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I get it my love. I really, really do.

 

Life is freakin’ busy. There are kids and homework and businesses and blog posts to write.

 

There are partners to tend to, shopping to be done, dinners to be made and floors to be mopped.

 

How the hell are you meant to find more time to do the things you love if you can’t even find the time to clean the house?

 


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WHAT SELF CARE MEANS TO ME

What Does Self Care Mean TO Me

 


 

Self care. It’s one little (loaded) word that gets bandied about a LOT in this online playground we call the interwebs. It seems to me that self-care is often talked about with an air of nonchalance – more like another thing to pop onto the ‘To Do’ list as opposed to something beautifully rich with purpose and intention.

 

But, in a world where everyone and their cat is talking about ‘self-care routine’, their ‘morning routine’, and their ‘can’t-live-without-them beauty products’, do we really, truly understand what self-care is?

 


 

ALL THIS CHATTER GOT ME A-THINKIN’,

WHAT DOES SELF-CARE ACTUALLY MEAN TO ME?

 


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101 Time Saving Tips For Busy Women

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Holy Moly. If this post isn’t the Holy Grail of Time Saving Tips, I don’t know what is: 101 Time Saving Tips For Busy Women.

 

This post is super jam-packed with time saving tips. There’s stuff about cleaning, computer work, the kitchen and more generic productivity tips too.

 

If  you’ve been looking for some new time saving tips, this is the post for you my love.

 

Pin it, save it, bookmark it – I don’t want to toot my own horn, but this one is super-uber-crazy useful.

 

Dive in and E N J O Y.

 

TO SAVING YOU TIME: 101 TIME SAVING TIPS FOR BUSY WOMEN


 

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How To Simplify Your Life With Kids

How To Simplify Your Life With Kids

 


 

*Upfront, true-blue disclaimer: I don’t have kids, so how could I possibly know how to simply your life with them? Well, please trust me when I say: two younger brothers, a stack load of baby sitting and years of working in a Pre School has helped me understand how to simplify your life (with, or without kids). To say I’m experienced with kids is an understatement. 

 


 

I was at the supermarket the other day mindlessly stocking up on hair products when I collided (trolley-first) into a woman. A quick scan up and down and I could see that this woman was stressed to her absolute core. There she was – a teeth-clenching, forehead-clawing, eyes-squinting sort of woman—but I knew that underneath that hard exterior she was just a loving mum, trying to get her kids to behave and so she could finish the groceries in peace.

 

I watched her as she pulled her trolley away in embarrassment, muttering an exasperated ‘sorry’ and even wiping away at her tear-stained cheek. She muddied around after that, wracking her brains, willing herself to remember her grocery list, doubling back to previous aisles to pick up forgotten items – and in that moment I thought to myself – picking up the groceries shouldn’t be that hard.

 

Yup. Life with kids can be downright stressful (and demanding, and exhausting, and draining) BUT it doesn’t always have to be this way!

 

You CAN learn how to simplify your life so you don’t have to wind up like that poor woman at the supermarket again.

 


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Too Much Work And Not Enough Time? 6 Ways To Better Manage Your Time

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We’re all busy. We’re all tired. We all have too much work and not enough time.

 

I’m on a mission to change all that.

 

Time management doesn’t have to be hard, or boring or mean impossible ninja-like scheduling.

 

In fact, time management can be fun – and actually feel easy!

 

I know it’s possible, because I’ve been there and done that – myself.

 

If you’ve got too much work and not enough time, here are 6 doable time management strategies that aren’t boring, aren’t hard and don’t call for crazy, rigid packed-to-the-brim schedules.


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60 More Travel Lessons From 60 More Days On The Road

60 More Travel Lessons

 


 

This is Part Two of my series “60 Travel Lessons From 60 Days On The Road”. This section covers our adventures in Morocco, Qatar, Nepal and India.  

 


 

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Signed By Sez – Going Her Own Way Interview Series

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I first came across the gorgeous Sarah from Signed By Sez through Bright Eyed & Blog Hearted, a blogging e-course that we’re currently both taking.

 

After reading just one article, I fell in love with her blog. I think it was her witty writing, hilarious anecdotes and nailing it metaphors that drew me right on in.

 

I immediately knew she had to be a part of my Going Her Own Way interview series.

 

So grab yourself a cosy blanket, a cup of something delicious and devour Sarah’s honest, clever and all-round funny answers – I know I did.

 


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