Only self-deprecating people are good people…

Only self-deprecating people are good people…

“Really, I’m not that good.” “It’s just a fluke… “ “No, really, you’re better than me! “ “Don’t be silly, you’re amazing. “ “You’re so much better at it than me! “ “Oh my gosh, no, please, stop… “ No, really, please STOP!!!! For the love of all things lovable, STOP...

It’s not (just) you, It’s me (too)

It’s not (just) you, It’s me (too)

Do you ever notice that you constantly compare yourself to whoever's nearby? It's not just you, it's me too... in fact, it's a lot of us - the majority of us. We look at those we know, the people we meet, we figure out how old they are, look at what they're doing and...

Hey, I just got your last letter…

Hey, I just got your last letter…

Please stop being boring as hell. That’s not you, that’s not how you talk, and starting with the same thing every time just makes it feel like I’m talking to a stranger every time, and I don’t like it.  Be you, yeah? You know, that crazy thing you do where I call...

Millionaires don’t have a million in the bank

Millionaires don’t have a million in the bank

It’s something I’ve known for, well, ever… but it only recently made sense to me on a conscious level. Millionaires DON’T have a million in the bank. Well, not always. (Some of them definitely, probably do) It’s in investments, properties, stocks, shares etc… not just...

You need to show up as your best self.

You need to show up as your best self.

What absolute, utter bullshit. There's a belief that people can and should only show up as their "best self" It came along with the filters and comparisonitis and all the other shit of being online 24/7. When we started living for likes, and reactions and followers....

It sucks being “THAT Mum”

It sucks being “THAT Mum”

You know that MumThat mum that has to say no, rather than chooses to. It sucks being that mum. The one who uses "because I said so" as the reason behind the noEven the kids know it's bullshit. That's why they keep asking, keep pressing, keep pushing for that thing....

When did you give up on life?

When did you give up on life?

"When did you give up on life?" Not you, me… well, yeah, you too. When did you give up on life?? It's a confronting question. Especially when it's asked by one of your closest lifelong friends over coffee stood in your kitchen. But if they're not gonna ask it, then...

I hate London!

I hate London!

I've been to London a grand total of 4 times. The first I was very young and went on a coach trip to see Grease with Shane Richie as Danny Zuko, I loved it, I grew up watching Grease thanks to my Mum, so it was great fun to see it on the stage - I still have the...

Sex, Drugs and Alcohol

Sex, Drugs and Alcohol

The trifecta of self-destruction Not my usual topic, but something that's been on my mind for a while. Getting high is like the new equivalent of smoking was back in high school - all the kids are doing it, and if you're not you're a loser. Well, I'm happy to be a...