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Making Me a Priority – My Personal Goals

Today, I decided to make me a priority. Sound selfish doesn’t it?

Well, I don’t think it is. I’m not saying that I’m top priority and that everything and everyone else is no longer important. I’m just saying that for a couple of years now, I have not made myself a priority…at all really!

I’ve been being a mum, a wife, a boss, a businesswoman, a project manager and have been busier than I’ve ever been in my life, in terms of how I fill my daily hours. But, I very rarely put some true time aside for me and just me. Continue reading

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International Women’s Day – What it means to me

Most of you will know that today marks international women’s day. I’ve always been brought up with an awareness of women’s struggles throughout the centuries and the fact that women, in this country, haven’t always had the rights we perhaps take for granted today.

I was taught significant, world-changing names like – Emmeline Pankhurst and Maya Angelou – strong, ground-breaking women. I wonder how many teenagers have heard of these names now? (I hope more than I expect). Continue reading