Some more of my favourite Inspirational quotes :)

Some more of my favourite Inspirational quotes :)

One of the first posts on my blog was a list of some of My favourite Inspirational quotes and I absolutely loved that post πŸ™‚ I made an update to that post about a year ago which can be found here so I thought I would update the update because there is no such thing as too much inspiration πŸ™‚

  1. The best way to predict the future is to create it
  2. The best view comes after the hardest climb
  3. Don’t worry if you’re not where you want to be yet. Great things take time.
  4. Sometimes you never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.
  5. Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain.
  6. The journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step
  7. Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. Thats why they call it the present.
  8. Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t pretend you do and at one point, you will.
  9. Create whatever makes a revolution in your heart.
  10. Strive for progress, not perfection.

Let me know in the comments what your favourite inspirational sayings are πŸ™‚

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Self-Care Challenge :)

Self-Care Challenge :)

I thought I would write out some of my favourite self-care activities and make a 30 day self care challenge so that if I ever need some inspiration for some self care activities they are all here πŸ™‚

  1. Take a Bath
  2. Make a Hot Chocolate
  3. Create a new playlist
  4. Burn a nice candle
  5. Go for a walk
  6. Sleep in/have an early night
  7. Watch a comfort movie/TV show
  8. Write 10 things you love about yourself
  9. Read a chapter of your book
  10. Deep clean a part of your house
  11. Catch up with a friend
  12. Watch the sunset
  13. Do some Yoga
  14. Social media detox
  15. Order your favourite take-away
  16. DANCE PARTY
  17. Drink lots of water
  18. Do a face mask and a foot mask
  19. Give your pet a hug
  20. Put on your favourite outfit
  21. Bake something
  22. Write a letter to a friend/family member
  23. Write a list of goals
  24. Listen to a new podcast
  25. Buy yourself something nice e.g. flowers/a new outfit
  26. Eat lots of fruit and vegetables
  27. Take a long pamper shower
  28. Write a daily mantra
  29. Do a guided meditation
  30. Sort through your social media following

Let me know in the comments what is your go to self care activity πŸ™‚

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July-ving and thriving Day 29: Life CV :)

July-ving and thriving Day 29: Life CV :)

I saw someone on twitter the other day who in their bullet journal had written a ‘Life CV’ where they talked about some of the things they have done in their life which I thought was a really cool idea so I thought I would try it πŸ™‚

  1. Passed my GCSEs and A-levels and got into University πŸ™‚
  2. Volunteered at a Dairy Farm, London Zoo, Lambing placement and 3 different veterinary practices πŸ™‚
  3. Graduated university with a Bachelors of Bio-veterinary Science πŸ™‚
  4. Volunteered and then got a job at Battersea Cats and Dogs Home πŸ™‚
  5. Have reached 1250+ followers on this blog and have been blogging for 5 years πŸ™‚
  6. Have worked with Coconut Lane and Uncommon Goods on my Blog πŸ™‚
  7. Have travelled to 9 different countries in the last 4 years and gone to lots of exciting places in the UK πŸ™‚
  8. Have an amazing puppy who I have been training πŸ™‚
  9. Ran a 5k yesterday!
  10. Have been to lots and lots of concerts and musicals πŸ™‚
  11. Have amazing friends andΒ  family around me πŸ™‚

Let me know in the comments what you would put on your Life CV and I’m sure I will be updating mine in a few years πŸ™‚

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July-ving and thriving Day 23: Updating my vision board :)

July-ving and thriving Day 23: Updating my vision board :)

A few years ago I made a Vision Board on the door of my wardrobe using photos from the Instagrams of some of the different celebrities I look up to πŸ™‚Β  A few days ago I decided to update it as some of the photos had started to fade and curl in the corner so I ordered some photos from photo-box πŸ™‚

First I took down all of my old photos, recycled them and searched on Instagram for new photos to update the wall with πŸ™‚

A few days later the photos arrived so I spent all evening putting up the new photos

Let me know in the comments if you have a vision board yourself πŸ™‚

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July-ving and thriving Day 21: Dog Training

July-ving and thriving Day 21: Dog Training

Maya is now 18 months old which is crazy as it feels like only yesterday she was a tiny puppy and one of the things that I have absolutely loved doing with her is training πŸ™‚ She is a really well behaved dog when she wants to be and one of my goals for the month is to improve my dog training so I have compiled some of the training videos that I have of Maya πŸ™‚

Sit, Down and Stand

 

Paw– This is one that I absolutely love and definitely comes in handy when trying to put on her harness as you can just ask for her paw in order to slip the harness on πŸ™‚

 

Bed – This is a relatively new one for Maya and I think she has come on leaps and bounds since we first started learning it πŸ™‚ She can now go to her bed from about 6 steps away otherwise she gets distracted but we’re getting there πŸ™‚

Hold – This is a new trick that she has been learning where she has to hold an object in her mouth which I’m hoping I will be able to expand into a fetch/retrieve πŸ™‚

Stay- Maya can stand, sit and down stay and I would say stand stay is her worst one because we have only just started learning it however with a down stay she will stay there for around 4 minutes without moving πŸ™‚

Leave– Maya is not very food orientated so leaving food isn’t too much of a chore for her however making her leave a toy in the middle of a game is a struggle because she is always wanting to play!

Touch– I use touch for Maya to mean that she has to touch her nose to my hand and Maya learnt touch relatively early on and it has come in really handy with learning heel-work πŸ™‚

Twist + Spin- Twist and spin was again something Maya learnt relatively early on pretty much straight after Sit and Down and it has always been one of my favourites πŸ™‚ I usually do it near the start of a training session to get her excited and motivated πŸ™‚

 

Maya also knows Middle where she will run to the middle of your legs, heel-work + close where she will stay close to you while you walk or go to the heel-work position and is learning weave where she will weave in-between your legs and tunnel where she goes through an agility tunnel πŸ™‚

Let me know in the comments if you have a dog and some of the tricks they can do ❀

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July-ving and thriving Day 20: Week 14, 15 and 16 of Working from Home

July-ving and thriving Day 20: Week 14, 15 and 16 of Working from Home

Its been a few weeks since I updated you guys on my life working from home and its been a busy few weeks! I have been chilling with Maya, had BBQs and mojitos, have walked my mums friends dog around my birthday which I wrote a post about here πŸ™‚ The night before my birthday my oldest brothers fiancee came round and watched Hamilton with us which was so much fun πŸ™‚ I have met up with my friends at a park which had a lake which was so lovely, then my friend Hannah came round to have a picnic in the garden which I wrote about here and it was my Mums birthday on the 16th as well πŸ™‚

Let me know in the comments what you have been up to the last few weeks πŸ™‚

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July-ving and thriving Day 19: My running bucket list :)

July-ving and thriving Day 19: My running bucket list :)

At the start of lockdown I decided that after thinking about it for a long long time but always having excuses that I would start running as a way of feeling healthier and stronger πŸ™‚Β  I went on my first run on the 7th of April and struggled through it but was really proud of myself by the end and have continued to run at least once a week since but usually 2 or three times a week πŸ™‚ A few weeks ago I reached my mini goal of 4k and my next goal is a 5k! I thought that I would write down some of my running goals in the form of a running bucket list as I really hope to continue running for a while at least ❀

  1. Run 5k
  2. Run 10k
  3. Run with Maya in the park/through the woods πŸ™‚
  4. Run with a friend and don’t die!!
  5. Run Park run with Anna ❀
  6. Run on a beach
  7. Get ice cream after a run πŸ™‚
  8. Run in a different country
  9. Run outside/somewhere people can see you!
  10. Run in the rain

Let me know in the comments if you are a runner and if you are what your current goal is and if you’re not what you do for exercise ❀

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July-ving and thriving Day 17: Summer picnic :)

July-ving and thriving Day 17: Summer picnic :)

On the 11th of July Hannah came round to my garden for a Summer picnic and it was so nice so I thought I would put some of the photos from the day and write down some of my summer picnic essentials πŸ™‚

  1. Cute picnic mat and picnic basket πŸ™‚
  2. Summery dresses for a photoshoot πŸ™‚
  3. Lots and lots of food! We decided to have an afternoon tea themed picnic so had scones, sandwiches, cakes and also some fruit, crisps and potato salad as I always think that you would rather have too much food and options so you can have leftovers for the rest of the family/lunch the next day rather than wishing that you had more options/food πŸ™‚

Let me know in the comments what you would want in your summer picnic πŸ™‚

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July-ving and thriving Day 15: A-Z of musicals :)

July-ving and thriving Day 15: A-Z of musicals :)

A few days ago Carrie Hope Fletcher made a video on her channel where her and her boyfriend Ollie were trying to name a musical for each letter of the alphabet and I thought it was such a good idea so I thought I would give it a go πŸ™‚ I think I did pretty well although there were a few letters that I just couldn’t get!

A. Addams family, Aladdin, Anastasia

B. Be More Chill, Bring It On, Book of Mormon, Beetlejuice

C. Come from away, Cats

D. Dear Evan Hansen, Dreamgirls

E. Everybody’s talking about Jamie

F. Falsettos

G. Grease

H. Hamilton, Heathers, Hairspray, Hadestown

I. In the Heights

J. Jesus Christ Superstar

K. Kinky Boots

L. Les Mis, Lion King

M. Matilda, Mamma Mia, Mean Girls

N. Newsies

O. On Your Feet, Only Fools and Horses, Oliver

P. Phantom of the Opera, Prince of Egypt, Prom

Q.

R. Rock of ages

S. Six, School of Rock

T. Tina, Thriller

U.

V. Viva Forever

W. Wicked, Waitress

X.

Y.

Z.

Let me know in the comments if you can think of a show for the letters I missed!

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July-ving and thriving Day 14: Inspirational quotes

July-ving and thriving Day 14: Inspirational quotes

One of the first posts on my blog was a list of some of My favourite Inspirational quotes and sayings so I thought that I would add to that list since it has been a few years since that post πŸ™‚

  1. Plunge boldly into the thick of life, and seize it where you will, it is always interesting
  2. Dare to love yourself as if you were a rainbow with gold at both ends
  3. Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breathe, kick off your shoes and dance
  4. Don’t go through life, grow through life
  5. Be Yourself. The world worships the original
  6. Do your little bit of good when you can, its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world
  7. Your soulmate is the one who makes life come to life
  8. Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else
  9. Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today
  10. Act as if what you do makes a difference, it does

Let me know in the comments what your favourite inspirational sayings are πŸ™‚

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