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I did the photoshoot. I had my hair and makeup done, did all the poses, tried on different clothes, and I thought I knew...

By Holly Barry, @HJBarry Having great friends who pick you up when you’re down and celebrate you when you succeed is one...

As part of our series on confidence, I decided to do a practical experiment. After all, if you have to overcome fears of...

The eternal discussion of confidence; Self confidence, body confidence, self-esteem, and what it really means. There is no...

In interior design when we talk of personal touches, this usually refers to painting & decorating, pictures, lighting,...

We always want to be seen to be doing all we can for other people, especially when it comes to family and close friends,...

By Holly Barry, @HJBarry Whether you’ve recently graduated from university, looking for a part time job alongside studies,...

Bad habits are a common thing in everyone’s daily lives but some can eventually take over our lives. From the common things...

By Holly Barry, @HJBarry If you’re well into your professional career and are considering taking a gap year, don’t be...

By Holly Barry, @HJBarry Congratulations! If you’re reading this you’re no doubt nearing the end of your studies, be...

….and some ideas on how to build on your self-esteem. Although self-esteem and self confidence are often associated...

It’s difficult to define burnout succinctly and so, even more difficult to intercept it. Most people only realise that...

Whether you’re in a relationship and you feel like you don’t have as much control as you use to or you’re...

In my last piece I wrote about the struggles of trying to make new friends and keep the ones we already have in the midst...

As the conversation grows and the less taboo it becomes, the greater the support available. It may be quite a generic term...

When the opportunity came up to take a look at this book, I lept at the chance. Sold to me on this basis that:  ‘The...

Scents in the house is what defines it as your home. It’s an extension of you and all that is familiar. Reed diffusers...

With the expectation of more lovely weather yet to come, Summer is far from over. So get out and enjoy the weather, the longer...

Each day there is a new conversation on the topic of gender equality, which is by definition the rights and opportunities...

I am the Founder and CEO of Babyblooms Limited, the baby gift company known for their stunning bouquets of Baby Clothes and...

At the start of the year we mentioned our goals to work on articles, in addition to our regular features, that focus around...

Asking for a raise may fall outside your usual comfort zone but if you don’t ask it’s likely you won’t get what you...

You’ve been unhappy with your job role for a while now and you’re thinking of telling your boss. You’ve received a...

Media and ingrained societal norms has us believe that the distinction of healthy is what the scales tell us. BMI, stones...