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A Time for Reflection

Last weekend, I caught the last half an hour of It’s a Wonderful Life. It’s one of my favourite Christmas films. A true nostalgic classic that always reminds me of family Christmases when I was younger.  Starring James Stewart, Donna Reed and Henry Travers as Clarence Odbody, it is a...
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Merry Christmas

Whether you have one day off or two weeks, we all look forward to having a little time off over the festive season if we can. Those ‘3 days’ between Christmas and New Year are commonly spent in a glorious festive haze. Not knowing what day it is, or how...
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Take a moment

We thought about time so differently growing up. We would wish our lives away waiting for that birthday party, that holiday, or that Christmas for that present. We would be wishing we were older too. Old enough to buy makeup, to vote, to buy alcohol or be able to go...
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The Sad Demise of ASOS Magazine

I had an email come through this week which confirmed that ASOS have stopped publishing their magazine for Premier subscribers. I had heard a few people mention it, and to be honest, I hadn’t thought too much about it – another publication stopping its print run – but after reading...
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‘Tis the Season (to read)

With the clocks changing last weekend and the days growing noticeably shorter, it’s always the perfect time of year to settle in and snuggle down. To relieve a little of the pressure we feel during summer. To always be out and about making the most of the sunshine, or cooking...
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A Thought about Comparison

At work this week, we just happened to get onto the subject of comparison. I’m sure it’s the same in many workplaces – that you tend to be on similar paths as those you work with. Some may be married or getting married, looking to buy their first home or...
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Take Time To Talk

I read an article at the weekend that was discussing the interesting topic of how these days, people just don’t talk to each other like they used to. We are all so engrossed in our phones, tablets and busy lives that the thought of talking to someone in a queue,...
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It’s Okay, Not To Be Okay

More than ever, I think this is the time of year where we need to put ourselves first. Following on from Mental Health Week, it’s been a highly topical subject, but self-care should be important all year round. Although with the nights now drawing in and the rain continuing to...
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