100 Books That Changed the World by Scott Christianson and Colin Salter
Books

My literary bucket list

Earlier this year I reviewed 100 Books That Changed the World and it got me thinking about my book bucket list. Almost every day I come across yet another book which I add to my wish list but what are the priorities? What are the classics that everyone talks about? Which recent releases have become… Continue reading My literary bucket list

Get Your Shit Together Journal by Sarah Knight
Books

Getting my shit together [part 2]

Last weekend I set myself some goals and actions with my new Get Your Shit Together Journal*. So how did I do? Monday #1 This is an ongoing process. I'm learning to unfollow accounts as I go rather than revisiting the 1,170 accounts I follow individually on Instagram. #2 Done. I'm fortunate that we have… Continue reading Getting my shit together [part 2]

Get Your Shit Together Journal by Sarah Knight
Books, Lifestyle

Getting my shit together [part one]

Regular readers of this blog will know how much I flippin' love Sarah Knight. I loved all three of her books and they genuinely changed my life (check out my reviews of The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a Fuck, Get Your Shit Together and You Do You). I bought myself Get Your Shit Together… Continue reading Getting my shit together [part one]

Good Enough t-shirt from The School of Life
Lifestyle

2018 goals update (six months in)

I have a tendency to set goals for the year and only revisit them 12 months later when it's time to write some new ones. This year, I've been taking some time to reflect at the end of each month and thought I'd do a little halfway post to give myself a kick up the… Continue reading 2018 goals update (six months in)

2018 goals - Get Your Shit Together
Lifestyle

My goals for 2018

A couple of weeks ago I reflected on the goals I set for 2017 and, while I had a good stab at some of them, there are some I want to carry forward into the new year. I realised that these are the things I want to consistently do more of: 1. Make more time… Continue reading My goals for 2018

2018 toolkit
Books, Lifestyle, Mental Health, stationery

Everything you need to kick ass in 2018 (Self-Care Sunday #39)

Have you set resolutions or goals for the new year? Chances are most, if not all, of you have. But have you thought about what you need to help you achieve your goals? Whether you're looking to be more productive, work on your self-confidence, make a big career move or simply learn to take better… Continue reading Everything you need to kick ass in 2018 (Self-Care Sunday #39)

Make It Happen productivity tracker review
Lifestyle, stationery

Tried and tested: Make It Happen productivity tracker from Got 2 Jot

I often complain that there aren't enough hours in the day. With so many areas of my life competing for attention, it doesn't take much for one area to feel neglected and then all hell breaks loose. I'm an anal planner. I have diaries packed with meetings and hastily scrawled to do lists and I… Continue reading Tried and tested: Make It Happen productivity tracker from Got 2 Jot

The Self-Care Project by Jayne Hardy - book review
Books, Mental Health

Book review: The Self-Care Project by Jayne Hardy (Self-Care Sunday #38)

I've been raving about Blurt on this blog for months now. For the uninitiated, they're a social enterprise dedicated to helping those affected by depression. They "raise awareness, provide tools and knowledge to help proactive recovery and challenge the stigma that prevents people reaching out for help". I've mentioned a couple of their tools before:… Continue reading Book review: The Self-Care Project by Jayne Hardy (Self-Care Sunday #38)

no probllama stationery from paperchase
Lifestyle, stationery

Item of the day: No Probllama stationery range from Paperchase

The best thing about Paperchase's No Probllama range isn't the rather adorable little llamas, it's actually the freaking awesome pom poms! Check out the goals pad, complete with pom pom pen and paperclips for £6.00. The set of drawers is cute as hell too. Goals desk pad, £6.00, set of drawers, £15.00