STORY CORNER: DIARY OF AN ABUSED LOVER (CHAPTER 3)

Unhappy woman in an abusive relationship

15th January 2015 Hmmm… Today was…interesting, to say the least. Marcus did confirm to say that he would definitely meet me outside Covent Garden Nando’s. I ate a huge lunch beforehand so I wouldn’t be tempted to order my usual half chicken and two sides and settled on a salad. He was already waiting when […]

12 QUOTES ON FAILURE

Failure isn't the end of the world.

Failure. We’ve all failed at something. Some have messed up more than others. Some people’s failure has been spectacular. It is a part of life, just like breathing or sleeping. The key is to not to let it crush you. It can be devastating and you might just want to jack everything in, but don’t. […]

STORY CORNER: DIARY OF AN ABUSED LOVER (CHAPTER 2)

Unhappy woman in an abusive relationship

4th January 2016 Okay, Diary. When should I meet him? As if you could actually answer, lol! Maybe Wednesday? That mightn’t be too good. He might be working and too tired to want to go anywhere. A weekend would be better – more relaxing. I’ll ask him if he can do Friday night somewhere up […]

ARE YOU A SIDE CHICK? 11 SIGNS WHICH SUGGEST YOU ARE…

Do you know if you are a side chick???

Are you a side chick? Have you been analysing your partner’s actions over and over again, scratching your head raw trying to find out? Is it bordering on paranoia? Firstly, I must state that although I have approached this post from a female perspective looking at a male’s actions, it equally applies the other way […]

LIVING IN THE PRESENT MOMENT

Living in the present moment is a gift.

Living in the present moment is for me very difficult, but it is something I am working on. I really want to work on it. I want to appreciate what is around me. To appreciate the beauty of the leaves on the trees. To appreciate the quality of sunlight streaming in through my window. To […]

STORY CORNER: DIARY OF AN ABUSED LOVER (CHAPTER 1)

Unhappy woman in an abusive relationship

25th December 2015 Another Christmas success! Uncle Ken and Auntie Sue came along with Granny Helen and Granny Dee. Auntie Rosalin couldn’t make it though – she got up too late after going to bed in the early hours of the morning. That was a shame – I love it when she comes. Four hours […]

8 TIPS TO MANIFEST YOUR INNER MUSE

Finding inspiration isn't as hard as you think...

Feeling inspired? It’s a great feeling when you are. You can feel invincible and really on top of your game. You earn the right to walk with that smug swagger. When you don’t? Not so much. Especially if you have a deadline to produce something epic. You might end up scraping the recesses of your […]

THE B****HIT OF BEING THE BACKUP FRIEND

Being a 'backup' friend is extremely lonely

It’s a weird, hollow feeling. If it wasn’t so upsetting you could laugh at the ridiculousness of it all. I’m talking about being the backup friend. Have you been consigned to the role of mere backup friend? You know… a friend to someone that only gives you the time of day when all of their […]