Lifestyle

Mindfulness

    Okay, I want to talk about something that is very important to me – well-being and mindfulness.   First of all, the definitions;   MINDFULNESS – A mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique. Mindfulness is a state…

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Guest Post: Social Media Top Tips

Hello Earlybirds! I’m Paighton Millington – The Lazy Mamma (thelazymamma.com) I am a lifestyle, parenting and food blogger, as well as an Entrepreneur, whilst overall on a weight loss journey. Today I want to share with you some of my social media top tips. I hope you find them useful!   Social Media Top Tips   On your Facebook page/profile/whichever…

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Looking Back

  This is a little bit of an embarrassing post, but I’m going to be looking back at my old photos – from my first Facebook profile picture to now, so here goes…       So this is my first ever profile picture..safe to say I thought I was some kind of model in the dressing room of New…

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Mother’s Day is almost here…

Hello Earlybiirds! Now, you may be thinking ‘Another blog post? But it’s not Saturday yet!’. Well I’ve got some good news for you..at least I think it’s good news – I’m going to be posting twice a week from now on..AHHHH. Did you just scream or was that just me? I didn’t think so. Anyway, I’ll be posting as usual…

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Just Be Yourself

 Life is like a train journey. There are many stops but you only choose one. Life is full of choices and opportunities, and we’ve got to do what’s right for us, not what others think is best for us. I’ve learnt to not follow the crowd and just be myself, be individual, do the things I love and forget about…

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It’s Ok To Be Proud

    If you’ve passed your GCSE’s – it’s ok to be proud. If you’ve just got a promotion – it’s ok to be proud. Anything you do that is an accomplishment, even the smallest things, always be proud – but remember to be humble. Things will seem so much better.   Sometimes I feel like I haven’t achieved anything, but…

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February Favourites

  These are a few of my favourite things…   Polaroid Snap – I received this as an anniversary present from the hubby and I am loving it! I just love how the photographs are printed straight away – no need to nip to town of to print.   Lee Stafford Argan Oil Ultra Long Chopstick Styler – I also received this…

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Happy Husband – Happy Life

  Dealing with an unhappy husband can make life very miserable, so here are some ways to keep him happy.   Trust Unless your husband has given you a real reason not to trust him, always give him the benefit of the doubt. Don’t snoop in his phone, or try to check all his social media – because that can…

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A Day in My Life

In the week I really struggle to get up on time. I set my alarm for 5.45am – I generally snooze until 6.15am, which causes me to rush. It takes my husband a lot of energy to wake me up and eventually I will get up and get myself sorted. I start off by going to the bathroom and applying…

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Lifestyle, Personal

Anxiety

I never knew I had anxiety. It came to a point in my life where I just had to stop and think. Racing through life with no breaks, rushing, but it was the norm to me. I wouldn’t go a day without worrying and over-thinking situations and scenarios in my head. I know everyone deals with anxiety, at different levels.…

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