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Like Wholesome Cocaine for Your Soul

On March 16, 2020, like an unwound clock, I stopped.That’s the day we went into lockdown in the UK. I only expected to stop for a few days — to recover from the whiplash of a global pandemic —

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Overwhelm

There’s a row on the internet

Last week, there was a row on my Facebook timeline.Well, not so much a row, as a demonstration of white male privilege at its worst.In the face of dozens of women sharing stories and actual facts and

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Your body is incredible

My body is a thing of wonder.And so is yours.I’m two weeks into a six-week handstand course right now and the teacher, Kyle Wieger, is super. Yes, there’s lots of drills and skills and strength and

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The horrors of tight jumpers

Tight jumpers (I remember having a meltdown as a child because my mum made me wear a blouse with puffy sleeves, then put a tight cardigan on over the top. Got the panicky sweats just thinking about it

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Writing lessons from Beetrice 🐝

I wish you could have met Beetrice.She was a little mason bee who moved into my office over the spring and summer.My office is a log cabin and there are nooks and crannies where the logs interlock, making

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Take it like a writer

As I read it, a black hole appeared in the pit of my stomach.My eyes got hot and spiky.And - yes - my lower lip wobbled just a touch.That's how this writer takes criticism and feedback.Criticism

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Just be yourself okay?

How many times have you heard someone say something like, "Just be yourself! BE YOURSELF!"And you're over in the corner thinking, "But WHO THE HELL AM I, KAREN?"Me. That's been me.In the corner, whimpering,

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One 3-star review ⭐⭐⭐

The blood drained from my face and I was in instant panic mode: mouth like sandpaper, stomach churning.The backs of my eyes prickled and I gulped.Joe, alarmed: "What's up?""This. Look. I don't know why

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Living with purpose

I will never stop speaking out about what I feel is wrong or right.I will never stop learning and unlearning and growing.I will not dampen my voice or shrink my presence or water down my opinions to

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🧟 Dead before you even start

My buddy Dom Hodgson is Europe's leading Pet Biz Coach.He's a cheeky monkey and he's the Pet Biz Wiz and he gets astounding results for his clients.He also gets... comments from armchair experts.Like

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