Sometimes we all need to stop and take stock of where we are now and where we would like to be

Sometimes we all need to stop and take stock of where we are now and where we would like to be... say in three months, six months, a year.
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The start of this new decade 2020 can fill us with renewed hopes and expectations. 
But be realistic in your aspirations.
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Keep visualising......the possibilities:
Make your visualizations a reality.
Could it be.....
A new romantic partner in your life.
An abundance of money flooding in to pay bills.
A fitter body achieved with a new healthy lifestyle and exercise.
An exciting job you would like to be offered.
But 
Give your dreams a chance to be fulfilled. 
Rome wasn't built in a day and it's still only the 2nd week of January. 
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Photo by @rory_photo
.. say in three months, six months, a year.
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The start of this new decade 2020 can fill us with renewed hopes and expectations.
But be realistic in your aspirations.
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Keep visualising……the possibilities:
Make your visualizations a reality.
Could it be…..
A new romantic partner in your life.
An abundance of money flooding in to pay bills.
A fitter body achieved with a new healthy lifestyle and exercise.
An exciting job you would like to be offered.
But
Give your dreams a chance to be fulfilled.
Rome wasn’t built in a day and it’s still only the 2nd week of January.
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Photo by @rory_photo

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Small steps

Small steps.
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When life is tough don't give up.
It's easy in January to make all those unrealistic  resolutions and set yourself up to fail.
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So start your journey with small steps.
A step by step change of thinking.
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It could be that you want to:
Change your life.
Become fitter, healthier.
It could be anything........
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Start each day when you wake up to be grateful for 3 things in your life. That way the day will begin  on a positive note.
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Remove any negativity and replace with positivity and the possibilities of what you can achieve with each of those small steps.
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Be the master of your own destiny.
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Photo by @rory_photo .
Amazon women vintage top by Kenzo





#self-esteem

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When life is tough don’t give up.
It’s easy in January to make all those unrealistic resolutions and set yourself up to fail.
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So start your journey with small steps.
A step by step change of thinking.
.
It could be that you want to:
Change your life.
Become fitter, healthier.
It could be anything……..
.
Start each day when you wake up to be grateful for 3 things in your life. That way the day will begin on a positive note.
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Remove any negativity and replace with positivity and the possibilities of what you can achieve with each of those small steps.
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Be the master of your own destiny.
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Photo by @rory_photo .
Amazon women vintage top by Kenzo

#self-esteem

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It’s fun dressing up for Christmas nights out I don’t get as much chance the rest of the year

It's fun dressing up for Christmas nights out
I don't get as much chance the rest of the year.
These gold boots are my Christmas prezzy to myself.  I  them, especially as they were on sale in @fenwickofficial
Do love a bargain when it's something I was actually searching for.
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I intend to grow old disgracefully never fearing wearing a bit of bling.
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jacket ( past season)
@Zara high waist skinny leather-look jeans ( current)
gold boots (current)

These gold boots are my Christmas prezzy to myself. I them, especially as they were on sale in @fenwickofficial
Do love a bargain when it’s something I was actually searching for.
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I intend to grow old disgracefully never fearing wearing a bit of bling.
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jacket ( past season)
@Zara high waist skinny leather-look jeans ( current)
gold boots (current)

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Forgot to post from 2 Saturdays ago

Forgot to post from 2 Saturdays ago.
Love doing radio and was with @stephanddom on @talkradiouk talking about all things to do with
Self-esteem, body-image, confidence, self-confidence, positivity, social media, mental health, whats real and whats not, filters, teens and online bullying , anxiety and more.
You can still listen to the programme on my blog
Www.styleyourlifeblog.co.uk
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- a shout out to Steph @stephanddom hope all well with you 
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Love doing radio and was with @stephanddom on @talkradiouk talking about all things to do with
Self-esteem, body-image, confidence, self-confidence, positivity, social media, mental health, whats real and whats not, filters, teens and online bullying , anxiety and more.
You can still listen to the programme on my blog
Www.styleyourlifeblog.co.uk
And
– a shout out to Steph @stephanddom hope all well with you
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Think of one word to describe

Think of one word to describe ......
"How you see yourself.
And then,
"How you think others see you.
"How you'd like others to see you."
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Do your three answers match? 
They rarely do......
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Beyourbestyou
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“How you see yourself.
And then,
“How you think others see you.
“How you’d like others to see you.”
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Do your three answers match?
They rarely do……
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Beyourbestyou

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Wednesday

Wednesday.
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Strong, optimistic, positive and ready to face the day. .
#positivity,

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Strong, optimistic, positive and ready to face the day. .
#positivity,

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#tbthursdays to when I was a teenager

to when I was a teenager. 
Wearing denim on denim in the Jean Machine on the Kings Road Chelsea. Maybe 1970.
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The denim shirt was studded. 
I added an YSL diamante star brooch which was a must have then. 
Chunky belt and chunky silver bracelet.
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We used to pour ourselves into our jeans, the denim had no elastine added then.  We wore the smallest size possible and lay down on the floor using a coat hanger handle to pull up the zip or even asked someone for their help.
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The Jean Machine back in the day was a super cool place and everyone came to buy their jeans there including celebrities who we all shamelessly pounced on to get them to be our customer as we were on commission for every jean sale. We all earned a lot of money on Saturdays for ourselves in cash and for the owners too! .
The photos weren't filtered.
We accepted our photos as they were, even if we didn't look perfect. Perfect wasn't an option.
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No one would ever have considered taking photos or selfies then as we had no mobile phones only proper cameras,  and those were used for dedicated photography on holidays or occasions or proper photoshoots. Definitely not recording a day's random activities publicly. No one would have wanted their activities on public view at that time. Everyone was too badly behaved.
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No-one had comparison anxiety then.
We might aspire to look like the models or actors in magazines, ads, films or TV. 
There were no reality TV stars. .
We may have wanted to be skinnier like the models or fit in a smaller pair of jeans, but no one judged our body shapes. .
Mental health or anxiety was never mentioned.
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We lived in the moment and engaged with life around us. We were the generation that were no longer like our mothers tied by their apron strings to the kitchen and the home.
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The world was our oyster.
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@kingsroadchelsea

Wearing denim on denim in the Jean Machine on the Kings Road Chelsea. Maybe 1970.
.
The denim shirt was studded.
I added an YSL diamante star brooch which was a must have then.
Chunky belt and chunky silver bracelet.
.
We used to pour ourselves into our jeans, the denim had no elastine added then. We wore the smallest size possible and lay down on the floor using a coat hanger handle to pull up the zip or even asked someone for their help.
.
The Jean Machine back in the day was a super cool place and everyone came to buy their jeans there including celebrities who we all shamelessly pounced on to get them to be our customer as we were on commission for every jean sale. We all earned a lot of money on Saturdays for ourselves in cash and for the owners too! .
The photos weren’t filtered.
We accepted our photos as they were, even if we didn’t look perfect. Perfect wasn’t an option.
.
No one would ever have considered taking photos or selfies then as we had no mobile phones only proper cameras, and those were used for dedicated photography on holidays or occasions or proper photoshoots. Definitely not recording a day’s random activities publicly. No one would have wanted their activities on public view at that time. Everyone was too badly behaved.
.
No-one had comparison anxiety then.
We might aspire to look like the models or actors in magazines, ads, films or TV.
There were no reality TV stars. .
We may have wanted to be skinnier like the models or fit in a smaller pair of jeans, but no one judged our body shapes. .
Mental health or anxiety was never mentioned.
.
We lived in the moment and engaged with life around us. We were the generation that were no longer like our mothers tied by their apron strings to the kitchen and the home.
.
The world was our oyster.
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@kingsroadchelsea

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No make up, no filter selfie

No make up, no filter selfie.
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This month's fresh haircut. As we age a good haircut is so important to help flatter, frame and lift the face.
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This month's improved wrinkly skin texture after 4 sessions so far of BDR facial treatments which are still ongoing once a fortnight to get optimum results. I will show a before and after when I'm further on in the course of treatments.
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@welovebdr @eleniqueskinclinic @elenacudworth @irinarupina
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With my favourite haircutter Andy Smith who loves a good selfie pout  @andyatagency @andysmith_stylist @chelseagreensalon .
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This month’s fresh haircut. As we age a good haircut is so important to help flatter, frame and lift the face.
And
This month’s improved wrinkly skin texture after 4 sessions so far of BDR facial treatments which are still ongoing once a fortnight to get optimum results. I will show a before and after when I’m further on in the course of treatments.
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@welovebdr @eleniqueskinclinic @elenacudworth @irinarupina
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With my favourite haircutter Andy Smith who loves a good selfie pout @andyatagency @andysmith_stylist @chelseagreensalon .
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