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MY EXPERIENCE RUNNING THE LONDON MARATHON

I am so proud to say that I am a finisher of the London Marathon, running it in 5:55:30 for an incredible charity so close to my heart! Can you believe it!? Because I can’t! Before the marathon The weeks leading up to the day I was dreading it. My shin splints were awful and I had to visit the minor injuries unit to get it checked out. The doctor assured me that I was young and fit, so I should just dose up on painkillers & carry on training! So, that I did (occasionally). I’m not going to lie…

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HOW TO STOP COMPARING YOURSELF TO OTHERS

  Do you remember the times when we didn’t know the minute details about other peoples lives? Better yet, randomers, or people we hadn’t met in person, we really didn’t care about. Out of sight, out of mind is a saying that sums this up for me really – if what others were doing & achieving was out of sight, it wasn’t there to bother you. We didn’t compare ourselves because it wasn’t shoved in our faces so much.   In the world of blogging, it is SO easy to compare ourselves, and I am guilty of it all the time.…

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14 WAYS TO INCREASE YOUR INSTAGRAM FOLLOWING

You post religiously, have decent looking photos and you just want to increase your Instagram following to break the 1,000 follower mark. Instagram is one of those social media platforms that are extremely hard to grow (in my opinion anyway!). Although I don’t have thousands of followers, I have found a few tips which have helped me grow my following quite quickly so far! Instagram is annoying me lately with all of the fake accounts, fake comments and this ridiculous follow / unfollow game, but I have been trying to persevere with it. Time and patience is your friend when it comes to making…

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THE NEED TO SUCCEED

  The need to succeed. I think a lot of us all like to think we have that drive in us, the NEED to make our mark on the world. Travel to places before everyone else, set trends, be someone others look up to, get promoted consistently, buy a house by the age of 25, have the perfect body & stay humble whilst doing all of it.   But it’s all a load of bullshit right? I’m determined, and want it all, but sometimes it is physically not possible. How many REAL people manage it? How many people can actually…

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