How to Romanticise Your Life

How to Romanticise Your Life

Whether you’re a student, a professional, working from home, living the single life or keen to romanticise your relationship, I think actively creating a life that gets you excited is possible for everyone.

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I’m a woman and I feel guilty, all the time.

I’m a woman and I feel guilty, all the time.

If I had to sum up the hardest part of my coming out experience, it could be encapsulated in one word: guilt. First off, I feel guilty that I've portrayed my coming out experience as a purely joyful event. Scroll through my Instagram feed from the last year and a half...

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3 Spiritual Books That Totally Transformed My Mindset

3 Spiritual Books That Totally Transformed My Mindset

I've always loved reading non-fiction, but to be honest I've always felt more comfortable reading about the scientific aspect or mental health. Living with depression and anxiety made me interested in finding ways to heal, but since having a bit of a spiritual...

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Here’s How Tarot Helped Me Find Myself After Divorce

Here’s How Tarot Helped Me Find Myself After Divorce

Forms of modern witchcraft have always fascinated me. I’d been tempted to seek advice from a psychic or tarot reader in the past but I was afraid of being laughed at, so I buried my curiosity with spirituality and sought help elsewhere.

But in the separation process, I reclaimed a huge part of myself that had been swallowed up in the identity of a relationship.

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A Guide to Self-Publishing Your Book [Guest post]

A Guide to Self-Publishing Your Book [Guest post]

You’ve got the idea, you may even have a full manuscript and you’re at the, “What the H E double hockey sticks do I do now? “stage. Firstly, take a deep breath. Inhale for four, exhale for six, and we’ll get through this together. My first self-publishing tip is this: Be realistic and define your version of success.

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Plan Your Solo Writing Retreat in Scotland 2022

Plan Your Solo Writing Retreat in Scotland 2022

Scotland writing retreats aren’t essential for writing a book, but they can be a way to make the writing process more enjoyable. As I’m a UK writer, I knew I wanted to explore some scenic locations in the country as part of my first solo writing retreat, so I was over the moon when I was offered to stay in Fort William for a few nights at an Air BnB. 

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Patriarchy Stress Disorder with Dr. Valerie Rein

Patriarchy Stress Disorder with Dr. Valerie Rein

You’ve got tons of insight… but the way you FEEL doesn’t change at the core. Leaving you wondering: What’s wrong with me? And the Answer is — Nothing. You’re brilliant. If you could have figured it out — you would have figured it out long ago. The problem is misdiagnosed. It’s not you, It’s Patriarchy Stress Disorder. Out of Office podcast with Fiona Thomas and her guest Dr. Valerie Rein

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Why therapy is magic with mental health advocate Jo Love

Why therapy is magic with mental health advocate Jo Love

Jo Love is the author of ‘Therapy is Magic’ a guide to accessing therapy. Today she talks to Fiona Thomas on the Out of Office podcast. In this episode of the Out of Office podcast we cover Jo’s squiggly career journey from lawyer to business owner to trainee psychotherapist, why self-employment isn’t always the key to a healthy relationship with work, what therapy really is (and isn’t and some things to consider when you think about getting therapy.

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How to set your freelance rates

How to set your freelance rates

Are you wondering how to set your freelance rates? Struggling to navigate the world of hourly rates, day rates, retainer packages and the rest? I hear ya. Figuring out how much to charge for your services is a complicated topic and everyone has an opinion.

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