Goals for 2019 // Looking back

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Last January I wrote a post with 10 goals for 2019, and then I promptly forgot all about it! Well, that’s not quite true, I didn’t forget completely but I didn’t come back to the list all year. Until I looked at it a few days ago I had forgotten all about some of the goals, although some of them had been in the back of my mind through the year.

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Shake That Weight // The results after 4 weeks

Shake That Weight banana shake

Four weeks ago I started the Shake That Weight diet – I followed the Woman with Meal plan which involved having three Shake That Weight products and one 400 calorie meal a day. There are other plans depending on your weight and lifestyle and there’s a handy tool on the website to help you choose. You can also read more about Shake That Weight on my previous post.

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How Car Servicing Can Help You Be Safe for Small Business Meetings

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If you are a mum and you run a small business of your own then you will have to travel around a lot by car to attend business meetings. Whether you head out on the road to meet up with clients or to attend meetings with colleagues, the chances are that you will be travelling more miles on the road per week than the average commuter. This means that car servicing is crucial, not just for ensuring you get where you are going efficiently but also in terms of your personal safety.

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“Don’t Touch Mummy’s Work Please!” Is It Worth Setting Up A Side Hustle When You’re A Busy Parent?!

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When you look at your lifestyle, you always think that you could do a little bit more if you had a bigger budget. But being a busy parent is more than a full-time job. As such, you may consider setting up something like a side hustle, but is this really feasible when you’re a busy parent? Let’s see if we can get to the bottom of this, but also give you some practical approaches to being a busy parent that can make a bit of money on the side.

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An alternative night out

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When you have a family to look after, you can find it difficult to get sufficient time to give yourself a treat and head out for the night. When the opportunity does arise, chances are you get caught in the usual swing of things and meet a friend for lunch or head out for a glass of wine. But why not try something different every once in a while? Mixing things up a little can keep your life interesting and open you up to all sorts of positive experiences!

To get the ball rolling in the right direction, why not make your next trip out a trip to the theatre? This is a brilliant night out that is creative, gets you thinking and can expose you to some of the best acting, singing and even dancing in the world! There are plenty of plays to choose from, so no matter what you’re into, you’re bound to find something that ticks all your boxes and will leave you with something to shout about to your friends and family.

What’s more? Theatre is becoming increasingly inclusive, so heading to a new show can often be a great way to show your support for women! This is increasingly important, as representation is helping to make the world a better and more just place for our kids as they grow up.

Just take a look at the infographic on broadway shows below!

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A guide to a good night’s sleep

Sleeping dog - a guide to a good night's sleep

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Getting a full night of quality rest is important for so many aspects of your life. However it can be really hard to achieve this, especially if you’re a new parent or suffering from stress or anxieties. Lack of sleep can lead to bad memory, shortened attention span, and overall a worse quality of life. There are several things you can do to ensure that you get a good night’s sleep, so read these useful hacks to get set in the direction to the land of nod. Read more

Should you get veneers?

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Dentists provide what many doctors can‘t, and it’s one thing that can make or break the first encounter you have with anyone. The gift and the importance of a smile are one we can’t downplay and it really requires effort in keeping a picture perfect look. One way dentists give patients their best smile is by enabling you to have a gorgeous smile using dental veneers if your case requires them. An excellent dentist uses your real teeth as a blueprint to create the perfect match for your natural teeth or dental implants. Read more

How to boost your mental health (And be happier as a result)

How to boost your mental health

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Sometimes the stress of life can become too much. You may find that you are constantly tired and that you are not able to get as much done in the day too. If you want to help yourself then you need to take some time out and you also need to start focusing on yourself. By doing this, you can then feel happier, more confident and productive. Read more