Personal Growth

dieter
Diet
Personal Growth

Confessions of a serial dieter

My name is Georgie and I am a serial dieter. There you are. It’s out in the open. No hiding, no excuses and no more running away from the truth of the fact. Over the years I think I’ve tried them all. I’ve been a member at Slimming World more than a few times. I’ve tried […]

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PCOS
Family
Personal Growth

Living with PCOS – How it affects my life

I thought today I would post about my struggles with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).  I’m writing the post because recently my weight has ballooned (I’ve had a pretty rubbish few months and I am an emotional eater!) so right now my symptoms are out of control and I know I’ll be blogging about my efforts. […]

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Money
Personal Growth

Working from home and staying focused

Working from home can be hugely rewarding and allows many people to earn a living as a self employed person whilst still being at home for their family and to manage other commitments. For me becoming self employed has been a target of mine for over a year now. I haven’t been able to decide […]

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happy marriage
Family
Personal Growth

Secrets of a happy marriage

What is the secret to a happy marriage? I think every couple starting out asks themselves this question. It’s one that’s been on my mind a lot lately because right now I don’t think I know what the secret is. Recently I was knocked for six with the discovery that my husband has been lying […]

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competitions
Money
Personal Growth

Competitions – my secret hobby

Competitions are often ran by brands to promote their business. Finding and entering these competitions is one of my secret hobbies. There are literally thousands of competitions running at any one time, allowing you to win anything from a years supply of dog food to a dream holiday. I have won some brilliant prizes over […]

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homemade cleaning
Family
Personal Growth

Homemade cleaning Products

Homemade cleaning products are one of my new things. I’m on a bit of a mission to reduce the amount of chemicals we are exposed to, the amount of plastic we bring into the house and to save both the planet and some cash. I quite like using homemade products because I love experimenting and […]

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Plastic
Personal Growth

The plastic dilemma- Reducing what we use

Plastic use seems to be big news at the moment. It seems to hit the headlines on an almost daily basis and we are now being told that a lot of single use plastics are going to be banned. It looks like we’re even going to have to pay a deposit whenever we buy a […]

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birthday
Family
Personal Growth

It’s my birthday today

It’s my birthday today. I am feeling old now that my mid thirties are creeping ever closer. Birthdays are a time when I quite often get a bit melancholy and reflect on the year that has gone by. It definitely seems to be true this year because so much has changed in my life since […]

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graffiti saying kindness is magic
Family
Personal Growth

Random Acts of Kindness

Completing a random act of kindness every week this year was one of my resolutions.  I’m pleased to report that I have not only kept to this resolution, I have exceeded it. I have managed to complete quite a few things that have included: Buying coffee and a warm meal for a homeless man Giving […]

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