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Self-Sabotage – How Do You Stop It?

  I put my coffee cup down on this coaster on my desk this morning and realised that I do this… a lot… at the moment.   Self-Sabotage – The Promise of Tomorrow Lockdown may be easing, but the weather is wet and miserable outside. The prospect of queuing to […]


Roll the dice, get playful with your blogs

Playful Blogging – Authentic Creativity On Your Blog

  “There’s no evidence to suggest that life is serious.” I don’t know who, if anyone, famously inspirational ever said that but I say that!   Life is for being playful. Life is for living, loving and having fun.   That’s not to diminish or devalue the overwhelming challenges we […]


Turn Your Inclinations Into Intentions

  I write. I’ve written books. I’ve written hundreds of blogs. I bullet journal. I have a pen in my hand when I read. When I have an idea I process my thoughts by writing about them – writing helps me make sense of the world. But is it easy, […]

Set your intentions to love writing

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The Joy Of Journaling

  Getting creative with a journal – I love stationery. I have loads of notebooks. And coloured pens, and stencils and stickers. When I saw this book I knew I needed it in my life.   So, what is a Bullet Journal? It’s a planner, to-do list and diary that […]


10 Social Media Tools to Help You Write Better Posts

  Featuring another contributor, sharing a few useful tools to help write better posts.   10 Social Media Tools to Help You Write Better Posts Staying on top of everything in today’s digital-first world as a marketer can be a challenge because your list of responsibilities keeps growing. From advertising […]

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What Shall I Be When I Grow Up?

I remember something my dad said to me when I was a teenager thinking about which courses to pick, which direction to take… he said, “I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up.” That flippant remark has always stuck with me. It’s a tough question, […]

What shall I be when I grow up? Treasure map

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Breathe New Life into Old Writing

(This is a super short, quick tips post that will take less than 5 minutes to read) I’ve been blogging for a few years now, one of the things I love about it is that gradual build-up of great value I can share. Some of my most popular workshops sprung […]


The Biggest Blog Challenges for Business

    There are many challenges businesses face when it comes to blogging. Over the past few years, I’ve developed something of a reputation locally as ‘the blog lady’. I’m a trainer, mentor, blogger and author but people know me because I’m often talking about and training small businesses to […]

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The Real Writing Is In The Edit

“The real writing happens in the edit” I find myself saying that a lot. I say it, because I believe it and I preach it to anyone writing their own blogs and other content. I’m going to use a rather crude analogy here, so brace yourselves…   You’re walking along […]