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Brilliant Blog Posts 16th March 2017

Welcome back people and sorry for the delay, my youngest had a high temp last night and then I was awake in the night feeling unwell too! We've both woken up feeling better so here's to a germ-free day!
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50 Ways to Practice Self Care

I've come to realise that whilst I'm pretty good, maybe even, GREAT, at caring for others, I can be a little bit rubbish at caring for myself- and practising self-care. Not always, I go through phases of doing yoga daily, eating well most of the time and taking time out from my busy schedule but at other times, I often find myself run ragged and in need of a reminder to slow the heck down and chill. So this is my reminder. For me, as much as for you. I hope it inspires.
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What To Do If You’re Spending Christmas Alone

The other night, as I began to Google, 'Spending Christmas...' in a bid to discover potential holiday destinations over the festive season, what followed as the top search was, 'Spending Christmas... alone', which took me aback. I'm not naive enough to think everyone spends it with others but to find it was the most entered search term, deeply saddened me..

Attending Eddie the Eagle Film Première (& Vlog of the Night)

Life can be a little bit surreal at times and in some respects it can feel, well, a little bit full circle. I know I'm being ambiguous but bare with me... On Thursday night I attended the film première of Eddie the Eagle, a movie made by Lionsgate UK, a company I used to work for.
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An Evening with Optiwell

Mid January (the 13th to be precise) saw me spend an evening with healthy, new yoghurt drink Optiwell, a bunch of bloggers, and my newest collaborator here on the blog (more of that soon) registered Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist Laura Clark, at the Cowshed in Shoreditch House, London.
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Getting Ready for the Big Day at My Folks’

filling the car with presents We are all incredibly excited to be heading to my folks' house, the home I grew up in, for the big day this year, and that means being prepared. Here I am packing the car up about to embark of one of the many #Journeysthatmatter to me, something that Esso are highlighting this season.
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A Weekend by the Yorkshire Coast

Two weekends ago saw this family head to the Yorkshire Coast for a relaxing break to celebrate the launch of Esso Synergy Fuels at the breathtaking 100-acre Raithwaite Estate, a place we'd never visited before, but instantly fell in love with.