• Friday Favourites – 6th July 2018

    Happy Friday! The past few weeks in the UK we have been experiencing the most beautiful weather, and for the first time in years I have (*touch wood*!!) barely suffered from hayfever so I have been outside any chance I can. I have recently been pondering the importance of getting out in nature, and have considered the factors which have…

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    Be more busy: When standing still leads to burnout

    In the self-help world, there are an abundance of techniques prescribed to help you to press pause, take time for yourself to rest and to take a step back from stressful jobs. And it seems all roads lead ultimately to: meditation. Meditation is fast becoming a catch-all, cure-all panacea as the western world is jumping on the meditation bandwagon and…

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    Friday Favourites – 29th June 2018

    I’ll confess. My plan to write the Friday Favourites as a means to continually drive myself forward has fallen by the wayside somewhat… And it’s only week one. To present my own defence, I have been working toward a marketing qualification and had an assignment deadline Thursday night, so almost everything else in my life has been put on hold.…

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    Why learn a language?

    For years I worked hard to learn a language: French. Until, around a year ago, I concluded that it was, in fact, a redundant effort. I had heard the classic arguments in favour of learning a language from friends, teachers, and in the media, over and again. All of which no longer seemed to hold true. I want to outline my…

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    Friday Favourites

    In an attempt to ensure that this blog does not become heavy reading, I’m introducing a lighter series that I have entitled ‘Friday Favourites’ (you’re thinking ‘how creative and original!’, I’m sure…). This series is a compilation of what I have discovered this week that has caught my attention. I hope it encourages you to expand your knowledge, and that…

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