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Meditation, Self-care -

Rather than a resolution, this new year I'm making a promise to put my mental health first and I hope it will inspire you to do the same. I have a very active mind that is prone to anxiety and have suffered for many years from both anxiety and physical ailments including IBS. I have discovered that all of these issues have a root cause in stress which I find mind blowing! Whilst I was off work on maternity leave and focused completely on navigating being a mother to my new son my anxiety significantly diminished and my tummy troubles seemed to...

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Inspiring, Quotes, Reflection -

“Being a candle is not easy - in order to give light one must burn first” - Rumi This quote brings tears to my eyes as it rings so true to me as I know it does for so many of us. The most powerful growth I have had has happened after feeling burned down to my core. It’s so hard to see through the pain in those times, all you can do is surrender and have trust that there is a bigger plan falling into place. Even the act of surrender is a huge lesson in itself especially for...

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Inspiring, Love, Quotes -

I had a plan for all my tasks this morning but that all went out the window when I read these beautiful words by Deepak Chopra (whilst enjoying my morning coffee) and I just felt it was something I wanted to share with all of you. There is so much out there about what love is, how to have a happy marriage, not compromising on your dreams etc but this excerpt had such a beautiful perspective about how when you enter a relationship (or marriage) your individual desire becomes secondary. That's not to mean you have to settle or suppress...

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Boho Bride, Flowers -

It was winter last year when I had my appointment with my local florist to arrange my wedding bouquets and was first introduced to the blushing bride. I didn't really have a set idea of what I wanted and I'd been to a couple of other florists who left me a little confused and with no visual of what I'd be getting. All I wanted was something beautiful, not over-the-top and that would suit and enhance my dress and style. My meeting with Maria from was really special. We sat on her lovely couches surrounded by flowers and she took...

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