Having now been in the midst of Coronavirus tinged times for over 6 months and with an impending potential second wave on its way, I have been reflecting on how I have truly been through these crazy times. Of course, the potential total lack of income, the unknown and the fear have all taken their toll, but I do feel that I have come through 2020 with a little more self-awareness. Perhaps my lessons I have learned during lockdown will help you too?
As many of you know, I am a reading addict. I absolutely devour books and often have a few on the go at once. It's absolute escapism for me and relaxes me no matter what time of day. I don't even have to be on holiday! I am absolute advocate of a printed book and have always been surrounded by books. All my family are readers but none of us seem to have very similar tastes in our literature!
So far this year I have read some wonderful books, along with a hefty amount of childrens' books. I like to read one childrens' series a year, I've done Malory Towers, Harry Potter and 2020 is the turn of The Famous Five. Through audiobooks, VHS and the books themselves I think I probably know all the stories but I want to read all the books.
So here goes, my 2020 list of books (so far...)
I do not pretend to be an expert, or even a strong novice but I do know a bit about overwhelm and anxiety. April is Stress Awareness Month and I thought I would take this opportuntiy to share my top tips for managing stress.
So many movies and TV shows feature weddings, whether the couple are meant to be or not. These have formed the inspiration throughout the decades for real life weddings, and I certainly know some of these will inspire me when my turn comes! So here it is, my top 5 on-screen weddings...
WARNING - SPOLILERS!!
Ever wondered what makes people tick? I think about it all the time - but rarely with myself. So, I sat down and asked myself some questions about me...
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