THOUGHTS ON JEALOUSY

Thoughts on Jealousy

THAT GREEN EYED MONSTER, JEALOUSY You feel all irritated, full of bitter, resentful thoughts? Thoughts that then give way to shame for being so mean-spirited? Yeah… we’ve all been there. We’ve all felt those pangs of jealousy when we see someone with that seemingly perfect career or life – new house… new job… awesome clients… baby… ring on finger etc etc etc. It’s difficult when we miss out on something or see others achieve so easily what we can’t seem to grasp, despite reaching with all our might. It’s easy in those moments to let it consume us, to let it cloud our…

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BRANDING, NOT JUST FOR CATTLE

Branding for Beginners

BRANDING FOR BEGINNERS Branding. No longer confined to the realms of logo and packaging (and cattle) but also now to concepts, ideas, and even individuals. Back in the day branding was used to mark ownership of something or to show allegiance with a certain gang or tribe. Nowadays the term ‘brand’ is much more rooted in presenting the overall ‘vibe’ of a person or business, a way of distinguishing one vendor from another. It’s also not just about a logo and colour scheme, although those are important (and fun) factors in branding. It’s about defining and sharing a unique set…

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EVERYDAY ADVENTURE WITH CLIF BAR

Feed Your Adventure with CLIF Bar

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Often we see so much of these incredible people heading off around the world to scale mountains and complete feats of human physical endurance, showcased on Instagram with awe-inspiring vistas – all shot on the latest drone, of course. Whilst I love looking at these accounts (here are a couple of my favourites… Challenge Sophie and Claudi Schroegel) and have such admiration for the people that get out there and create this content and more importantly, create this life for themselves. It can be so far removed from the norm that we almost drive a little metaphorical…

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HOME RENOVATION | THE BEFORE

house renovation

We’re slowly, slowly making renovation progress with our little country hideaway… When I say slow process though, I mean slow process. We’ve ripped out everything that we can possibly rip out – without giving Dan a heart attack over the loss of structural walls and whatnot. The whole place has been rewired, the roofers have literally just arrived on site to patch a few things up before winter hits (yep, I went there… Winter is well and truly on its way!) and my lovely bro is on his way round to make us some fitted cupboards. Our bathrooms should go…

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