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2019 Goal Setting – Personal and Business

I’ve been thinking about my 2019 Goal Setting for well over a month now but will admit, I haven’t put pen to paper just yet. Mainly because I’ve not a spare moment of time, but also because I’ve felt like there was still a lot “up in the air”. I’ve felt in limbo for a couple of a months, questioning absolutely everything, particularly the juggle of motherhood and a start-up business.

I wonder if it’s the inevitable end-of-year slump, you know, when you dwell on the things you’ve not achieved or managed to do that year, instead of all the things you have actually achieved! I definitely fell victim to that last month – all I could focus on was the stuff I hadn’t done. In fact, it was only when I sat in the car on New Year’s Eve, on the drive back from London and started to high-light my year on Insta-stories that I realised just how much I had achieved…Continue reading

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Feeling special with Peter Jackson The Jeweller and Links of London

For those of you that follow me, you’ll know that I’m the Founder of WeBlogNorth and that less than two months ago, I hosted the second annual Northern Blog Awards. Being the host and Founder, means I have to make a welcome speech to circa 250 people, on stage, just me! It’s therefore integral that I feel the best and the most confident I can feel and part of this is looking and feeling great in my skin.

So that meant an amazing dress, hair and make-up but also the special finishing touches, which this year, came from Peter Jackson the Jeweller and was something special by Links of London. Continue reading

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Being the Founder and Organiser of the Northern Blog Awards

I don’t always write about my business on here, sometimes just tips and reflections on self-motivation and taking the leap from the 9-5. But with the Northern Blog Awards 2018 having just happened and being a huge success, I feel I should perhaps let some of you know a bit more about the behind-the-scenes…the woman behind the event…the organiser of the Northern Blog Awards a.k.a Me!

So what does it take to plan an event like the Northern Blog Awards?…Continue reading

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