5 ways and reasons to unleash your inner child

I don’t know about you, but when I was a child, I couldn’t wait to grow up. I couldn’t wait to work (ha!) or have a car which I could jump in whenever I wanted (I imagined intense 3am drives where I stared moodily out at the road with some indie band playing in the background). But now, at 25 years of age, my thinking is a little different. I still enjoy all the ‘perks’ of adulthood such as eating cake for dinner and being able to go to bed when I please (10pm, admittedly…) but there will always be that longing for childhood.
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Emily x

Why we should all step out of our comfort zone

I will hold my hands up and admit that I will avoid situations that make me uncomfortable at all costs. If I am invited to an event I don’t want to go to, I will find an excuse to get me out of it. Similarly, if there is someone I don’t want to talk to for whatever reason, I’ll make sure that our paths don’t cross.

But over the last six months or so, I’ve slowly realised that those awkward, uncomfortable situations are actually needed.
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Emily x

The reality of Imposter Syndrome


A month or so ago, I was feeling pretty good. I’d been recently promoted and it felt like it was going well, dare I say, successful even. The only problem was that underlying this positive development, casting a dark shadow and preventing me from really enjoying it, was fear.
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Emily x

5 books to read this Summer

While I personally like to read all year round, I know that other people find that they are more likely to be able to sit down with a book in summer, mostly thanks to holidays. And as I read a lot of books I thought I’d give you my top five books to read this summer. Now as a pre-warning, I’m not into the ‘usual’ beachy reads (I loathe the phrase chick-lit fyi) and I’ve never really understood why holiday books are required to be so light and fluffy… So here’s what do like…
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Emily x

Are you having a quarter-life crisis?

A study by LinkedIn found that 75% of young people felt they were experiencing a quarter-life crisis and that this can begin from 25 right through until 30 years old. But what exactly is a quarter-life crisis and could you be going through one?
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Emily x