Instagram vs. Reality
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Instagram vs. Reality

The problem with Instagram – and any form of social media – is that it is a highlights reel. I want to shout that from the rooftops on a daily basis “INSTAGRAM IS A HIGHLIGHTS REEL!” and in my own little way I try to, without actually pissing off the neighbours. 

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10 Things That Will Help You Get a Better Nights Sleep
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10 Things That Will Help You Get a Better Nights Sleep

I’ve got a love hate relationship with bedtime, and with sleep in general. I am an absolute afternoon nap queen, in fact I could probably go back to bed for a cheeky 2 hour kip by 9am most days, but when it comes to getting my solid 8 hours – and in reality I probably need longer – at night my brain switches to overdrive.

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13 Ways to Make Living With SAD Easier This Winter
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13 Ways to Make Living With SAD Easier This Winter

Seasonal Affective Disorder – shortened to SAD (what wanker came up with that?) – is essentially a form of depression, often accompanied by anxiety, that is triggered by the Autumn and Winter months. The changing of seasons affects us all in some shape or form, even if it’s just that bit harder to climb out of bed in the morning knowing that you’re probably going to have to defrost your car, however for SAD sufferers the effects can be severe and debilitating. 

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Why I Nearly Dropped Out of My Dream University and How I Rediscovered My Self-Belief
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Why I Nearly Dropped Out of My Dream University and How I Rediscovered My Self-Belief

I feel as though this post should come with a bit of a warning. It’s about 90% word dump and 10% structure. I’m not really sure what the topic is, or what the theme is, or what I hope to achieve with writing it other than sharing a little more of my story with you. I began to write about my recently renewed sense of self-belief and confidence in my own future but it prompted me to reflect on what caused me to lose it in the first place.

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10 Things That Bloggers Want You to Know
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10 Things That Bloggers Want You to Know

Whilst blogging as a concept has been around for a while now, the rise of social media influencers is still a relatively new phenomenon. More and more talented individuals are turning their online passion into a career path and it’s truly empowering to witness. As a growing industry, however, it’s still shrouded in a lot of misconception ~ I promise you we don’t just spend all day chilling on our marble-covered laptops playing with freebies and posing for our Olympus Pens (alright, alright – there might be a bit of posing).

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The Importance of Getting Out the House When You Work From Home
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The Importance of Getting Out the House When You Work From Home

There are a lot of perks to working from home. Not only do you get to set your own hours, make time for a cheeky bit of Holly and Phil in the morning and wear baggy t-shirts, you also have nobody keeping an eye on you or dictating your work schedule. It can, however be quite isolating and at times I realise that I haven’t actually left the house in several days, aside from the odd trip to Tesco or the gym.

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