Every so often we all need a digital detox

Every so often we all need a digital detox.
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Even if we don't feel or have social media comparison anxiety, we can still feel a need to post daily so we don't lose followers, and our followers don't lose interest.
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So if I don't post every day, please don't get bored and disappear. .
My Instafeed is real, not filtered, hoping to inspire, and may not always be real time as I'm not out every day and night. .
I'm often in many evenings on my own watching TV. My life can even be quite boring, mundane and even lonely. .
That is something that most people would not want to admit on their social media.
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I'm currently in the middle of writing a novel which is nearly finished, and that requires huge discipline, no distractions, sitting at my laptop with all emails and social media switched off.
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So today I've posted a bare-faced, no-make-up  selfie pic of my 64 year old me. Just as I am. No filters. This is me. .
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Even if we don’t feel or have social media comparison anxiety, we can still feel a need to post daily so we don’t lose followers, and our followers don’t lose interest.
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So if I don’t post every day, please don’t get bored and disappear. .
My Instafeed is real, not filtered, hoping to inspire, and may not always be real time as I’m not out every day and night. .
I’m often in many evenings on my own watching TV. My life can even be quite boring, mundane and even lonely. .
That is something that most people would not want to admit on their social media.
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I’m currently in the middle of writing a novel which is nearly finished, and that requires huge discipline, no distractions, sitting at my laptop with all emails and social media switched off.
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So today I’ve posted a bare-faced, no-make-up selfie pic of my 64 year old me. Just as I am. No filters. This is me. .
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2nd guest speaker talk this week For Mental Health Week The topic is Body Image and Social Media For BNP Paribas Leasing Basingstoke

2nd guest speaker talk this week
For 
Mental Health Week 
The topic is
Body Image and Social Media 
For BNP Paribas Leasing Basingstoke.
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I love doing these speaker talks for organisations or schools.
If I can inspire or change the mindset even of just a small percentage of my audience it's all worth while.
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I want both women and men to aspire to be their unique best selves, to not aspire to be like the images that they perceive to be the reality on Instagram social media posts.
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I'm wearing:
A current season £29.00 Zara dress.
I replaced the plastic red belt it came with, with a Gucci one.  I like to mix affordable High street with occasional Designer accessories.
Orange ballet shoes Zara past season.
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@bnppleasing

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I love doing these speaker talks for organisations or schools.
If I can inspire or change the mindset even of just a small percentage of my audience it’s all worth while.
.
I want both women and men to aspire to be their unique best selves, to not aspire to be like the images that they perceive to be the reality on Instagram social media posts.
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I’m wearing:
A current season £29.00 Zara dress.
I replaced the plastic red belt it came with, with a Gucci one. I like to mix affordable High street with occasional Designer accessories.
Orange ballet shoes Zara past season.
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@bnppleasing

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Next week is #mentalhealthweek And this year’s theme is Body Image

Next week is 
And this year's theme is 
Body Image.
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I hope my posts will inspire you. 
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If you like my posts and think any of your friends might like to follow me on this topic please tag your friends to follow me and I will send the first 10 people (only in the UK) who do this,  a copy of my self help book " Discover the new you celebrity stylist secrets to transform your life " .
I will pm those who are the first 10 for your details to be able to post out the book to you.
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I hope my posts will inspire you.
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If you like my posts and think any of your friends might like to follow me on this topic please tag your friends to follow me and I will send the first 10 people (only in the UK) who do this, a copy of my self help book ” Discover the new you celebrity stylist secrets to transform your life ” .
I will pm those who are the first 10 for your details to be able to post out the book to you.
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My wardrobe is eclectic and comprised of clothes bought randomly over many years

My wardrobe is eclectic and comprised of clothes bought randomly over many years.
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How I chose to wear the mix of clothes each day depends on my mood.
Sometimes it's a baby pink day. 
It's whatever makes me feel good.
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The moment I look at my choice of outfit and put it on, if it doesn't fill me with joy, then it's off with it straight away and a different outfit chosen. 
It doesn't have to be expensive, designer or even special.

But each outfit always has to flatter and fit my body shape and colouring.
Make me feel good the moment I put it on.
And 
Most importantly...
Love what I see in the mirror as a whole
with no judgement or critique of my body.
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No one is perfect.
Imperfections are what make me and you unique and special.
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Next week is mental health week 
And I will be discussing positive body image
In three public speaking engagements.
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How I chose to wear the mix of clothes each day depends on my mood.
Sometimes it’s a baby pink day.
It’s whatever makes me feel good.
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The moment I look at my choice of outfit and put it on, if it doesn’t fill me with joy, then it’s off with it straight away and a different outfit chosen.
It doesn’t have to be expensive, designer or even special.

But each outfit always has to flatter and fit my body shape and colouring.
Make me feel good the moment I put it on.
And
Most importantly…
Love what I see in the mirror as a whole
with no judgement or critique of my body.
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No one is perfect.
Imperfections are what make me and you unique and special.
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Next week is mental health week
And I will be discussing positive body image
In three public speaking engagements.
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Sometimes you have to step outside your comfort zone

Sometimes you have to step outside your comfort zone. Today I did.
I like to practice what I preach....
as they say:
"Walk the walk and talk the talk".
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Now age 64 I am priviliged to be part of an upcoming ad campaign featuring real women.
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Launching February 2019.
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Watch this space.
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Thank you @janine_witherspoon mua for such a lovely natural make-up.
Today I did.
I like to practice what I preach….
as they say:
“Walk the walk and talk the talk”.
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Now age 64 I am priviliged to be part of an upcoming ad campaign featuring real women.
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Launching February 2019.
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Watch this space.
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Thank you @janine_witherspoon mua for such a lovely natural make-up.

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Dont be self critical

Dont be self critical. 
No one is perfect, whatever your age.
Dont believe the filters.
No celebrity I have ever styled has been perfect.
Embrace your flaws and love yourself.
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No one is perfect, whatever your age.
Dont believe the filters.
No celebrity I have ever styled has been perfect.
Embrace your flaws and love yourself.
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Today’s Stripes

Today's Stripes. 
Sloppy, Sunday comfy dressing. .
My posts are always non-filtered and exactly how I look that day. .
It shouldn't be necessary to filter, Facetune, or create a social media enhanced perfect version of yourself. .
NO celebrity or client I have ever styled or dressed for the Red Carpet has had a perfect body or skin.  You can always aspire to be the best version of yourself but your imperfections are what make you unique.
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Be confident enough in your own self-image and body-image to not judge or compare yourself to others, especially others' fitered Instagram posts. They're not real.
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Tshirt dress: Primark
Sweater: Zadig and Voltaire 
Metallic trainers: Superga
Specs: People
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Sloppy, Sunday comfy dressing. .
My posts are always non-filtered and exactly how I look that day. .
It shouldn’t be necessary to filter, Facetune, or create a social media enhanced perfect version of yourself. .
NO celebrity or client I have ever styled or dressed for the Red Carpet has had a perfect body or skin. You can always aspire to be the best version of yourself but your imperfections are what make you unique.
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Be confident enough in your own self-image and body-image to not judge or compare yourself to others, especially others’ fitered Instagram posts. They’re not real.
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Tshirt dress: Primark
Sweater: Zadig and Voltaire
Metallic trainers: Superga
Specs: People
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