I read somewhere the other day – “be perfect at being imperfect” and it really rang home. My never-ending battle with perfection, basically trying to create a life I think I should have, rather than actually living my life has become exhausting. It used to be that perfectionism was reserved for my work, but it has some how creeped into all aspects of my life, whether that’s with my appearance, how my home looks, or tragically, how my Instagram grid is looking, it is draining and causing more anxiety – so I’ve decided that it is OK that my life is Perfectly, Imperfect.
Instagram is a funny old thing. On one hand, it is just a social platform to send pictures to, on the other, it holds all this importance to growth and popularity, except we don’t always have the full information to take part in the game. For me, I’ve never really got to grips with this need for popularity, I have always liked to do my other thing, whether it gained followers or not, however, last year I got so obsessed with reaching my 10k target, which FYI I didn’t, I’m actually now going backwards. You see, Instagram holds all the
I’m not one for New Year resolutions, but I do like to set myself goals, some silly, some very silly, some more dreams than goals, and some just to motivate myself to get my arse into gear and to ignore the fear, and I also like to think that each year I learn from the previous, the good and the bad and hopefully make a change if needed. This year I think a change is in the air, I feel that 2018, is the year that I start listening to me, what I want, not what everyone else is doing,
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So, I’ve written this post about three times now, nothing feels right, I’m worried what you guys will think of me, but you know what, I’ve always kind of treated my blog like therapy, and this is truly how I feel about 2017 – I really can only describe it as the most anxious year on record and one of my best years ever. It really has been a truly topsy-turvy year, full of highs, lows and uncontrollable panic and anxiety, but when I say that it has been my worst year and best year it sounds all kind of
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There are certain dreams you have as a child, you know the ones I mean, the career, the dreamy boy, the masses of money, the epic wedding, the round the world trip, the cute babies, and setting down roots in your forever house. For me, one more of those became a reality, I’ve found the dreamy boy, I love my job, I had an incredible wedding, and now my husband and I have finally moved into our forever house, and I’m so in love with it that at times I still have to pinch myself to make sure it wasn’t a