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I want to sell all my things and travel the world

I used to be really wrapped up in having things. Nice things, new things, beautiful things, things that people noticed and recognised, that impressed them and told them I was great. All the things that checked the boxes to indicate success. For the longest time, I was chasing things and the trouble with that is […]

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How your crappy job can actually be helping you

There are few things more frustrating than being in a position you don’t want to be in, knowing you’re unhappy but feeling like you cannot do anything about it. No, I’m not talking about getting a wedgie in a public place and just having to deal with it. I’m talking about more serious situations, guys. I’ve […]

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How to be honest with yourself and find your path

How much time do you spend doing things for other people? Running around for them, going out even when you feel tired, pushing yourself that little bit further because it’s what you feel you should do? I’ve been guilty of doing ALL of those things. Saying yes when I didn’t want to, going out when […]

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How I overcame fear to follow my heart

A few weeks ago I was interviewed by the lovely Lauren from The Multi-Coloured Collar. Lauren asked me questions about Little Grey Box and how moved from where I was in my old career, to where I am now, working my dream job. The timing of the questions was perfect because since leaving my job I hadn’t […]

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The true value of your job

Waiting in line for a much-needed coffee, I casually struck up a conversation with one of the lovely baristas working at the cafe. Somehow our chat prompted me to mention I work from home, which led her to ask what I do for a living. As I explained I work as a travel and freelance writer, the […]

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How finding happiness is simple

Last week Claire and I were attacked by a rather ferocious mother duck. There are a few problems you face when being attacked by a mother duck. Firstly, you have to run from it because it’s terribly frightening, despite the fact it is 1/20th your size and has no teeth. Secondly, it’s a mother to […]

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The power of positive friendships 

Recently I was lucky enough to write a guest blog post for the amazing Blog Society. The post focused on the incredible power of positive friendships and the effects of bad friendships, especially those among women. So, for those who didn’t get to read it over at Blog Society, I thought I’d share it on […]

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