Forget New Year Resolutions, Here’s 3 Things We Need to Take Into 2021

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A year ago I was working in an office, free of face masks, sharing chocolates out of a tin and man-handling tea bags without fear of passing on COVID-19. I sucked in my tummy and made myself as straight as possible as I squished past people in crowded pubs and stayed out drinking past the […]

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No More Blogging With Gwen? Blog Update!

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The headline is a little dramatic but I have decided to rebrand my content as I angle towards a fresh a new approach on my blog space. I made this blog at the age of 17, I didn’t envision nor plan where I wanted it to go and so ‘Blogging With Gwen’ was born. I […]

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The Gift of Giving at Christmas

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This year has been challenging in all kinds of ways for us all. Furlough became a common word and crowded rooms a thing of the past. For some, Christmas has been a main event to look forward to – the best way to finish off this nightmare of a year. But of course, financially the […]

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What is Self-Compassion and How Can You Practise it?

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Throughout our lives we will spend 100% of our time with ourselves, maybe not always alone but yourself is who you will spend the most amount of time with. But, the question remains, why are we so hard on ourselves? Why do we give advice, kindness and love to those around us but treat ourselves […]

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Body Image: Self-esteem, relationship with yourself and building confidence

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Bodies come in a myriad of shapes, sizes, heights, widths and types, and no one body is the same. With body positive influencers flooding Instagram and a significant improvement made in fashion inclusivity, it has never been a better time to review the relationship we have with our bodies. There is no longer space to […]

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3 Coping Mechanisms For Facing Uncertainty

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You may be entering another lockdown, currently in one, finally freed from one or waiting to have one put in place… Regardless of where you are in the world, the current health emergency is naturally taking its’ toll on all of us. The uncertainty of what’s to come next and how to return back to […]

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Finding the Work Hard, Rest and Recover Balance in a Society Focused on Chaos

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Over 50% of stress experienced by a study of UK individuals in 2020 has been work and/or financially related. With the current health emergency we are facing, it’s no wonder that anxiety levels have increased as a result of the uncertainty. We may have become more aware of the importance of slowing down amidst Zoom […]

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How to Create a Tailored Winter Self-Care Routine – 5 Top Tips

As the nights become longer, morning’s grow colder, pumpkin spice becomes acceptable and fallen leaves turn to crunch under lined boots, we crave warmth and comfort in all aspects of our lives. Whether it’s layering up to brave the drop in temperature or jumping into comfy clothes after a long day, creating a self-care routine […]

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