Dear 18-year-old Olivia, Congratulations! You’ve just turned 18, and finally made it through your first year of university (where all of your friends went out drinking without you because your birthday was so late in the year. Now they’re all approaching thirty, and you’re still in your very-late-mid-twenties, so who’s laughing now?). You’re 14% of… Continue reading Olivia, kindness is possibly the most undervalued quality there is: A letter to my 18 year old self.
Dearest Catherine, I’m writing from a position of happiness, in your future. Not happiness because I’m a hot-shot professional or supermodel skinny, but happiness at being okay with who I am, where I’m at – whilst still trying to be the best me I can be. I want to tell you a secret, Catherine. I… Continue reading Catherine, don’t worry about ‘not being that girl’, be you: A letter to my younger self
Sabene, I am writing you this letter today to remind you that the future you have to look forward to is indeed bright. I am composing this piece to reaffirm that you actually have a future to look forward to at all. I know that times are bleak right now – that you are questioning… Continue reading Dear Sabene, I promise you that it will get better: A letter to my younger self
Dearest Lisa, I know that you get a lot of satisfaction and joy when you please others. You have learnt how to innocently manipulate a situation into getting what you want and need – ultimately other people’s love, acceptance and approval of you. This has then lead to a destination addiction, believing that once you… Continue reading Dear Lisa, receive life and stop trying to earn it: A letter to my younger self
Tell us about your business. My company is called Celebrate Beauty, Colour and Image Stylists. We are a training company and supplier of Image Consulting tools and products that make shopping, dressing and looking great easier. We have a course that teaches women how to be licensed Image Consultants who partner with and retail our… Continue reading Doing it themselves: Rachel, the Image and Colour Stylist.
Tell us about your business. My business is called Mandy Hose She Knows. I am an Early Parenting Consultant, specialising in Sleep and Settling. I work with families of newborns to five year olds. I work via Skype or FaceTime and have worked with many families all around the world. I also specialise in working… Continue reading Doing it themselves: Mandy, the child sleep consultant
Tell us about your business. My business is Melon Photography: I’m a Pro Photographer who specializes in Portraiture. In particular, I run transformational portrait sessions with women – my favourite being generational portraits of grandma, mum, and daughters. Why did you start Melon Photography? Partly want and partly need!! I always wanted to be a… Continue reading Doing it themselves: Melinda, Melon Photography