spreading-ourselves-too-thin

We all do it. Trying to do too many things at once, spinning too many plates. Why? Maybe we’re trying to keep our options open. Maybe we’re trying to please other people. Maybe we’re perfectionists and believe we should have everything covered by ourselves. Maybe we’re so full of ideas and passions that we want…

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increasing-your-self-worth

I feel like there’s two layers in really building and maintaining our own self worth. Layer 1 is external validation. So mainly – praise, compliments etc from others. It can also include that lal boost of self-esteem we get when we’ve really helped another (or donated to Save the Whales or summat.) This is the layer…

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pregnancy-doesnt-go-as-planned

There’s no doubt about it; pregnancy is bloody amazing. There are the good bits (feeling a mini person moving around inside you, ‘glowing’ with wonderful glossy hair and nails, being able to eat what the chuff you want); and the annoying bits (feeling a mini person kick the shit out of your bladder/stomach/guts, heartburn, sickness,…

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seven-ways-increase-persistence

Persistence is a trait which women seem to be simultaneously taught to cultivate and avoid. On the one hand, we’re bombarded with Facebook posts and motivational quotes about all the people who tried and repeatedly failed at things; but because of their persistence they eventually triumphed and got the form of success that they set…

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