#tbt How strange it seems now that being in the middle of a crowd in a field at an IoW music festival was the normal

How strange it seems now that being in the middle of a crowd in a field at an IoW music festival was the normal.
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Our new normal changes daily.
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We have to be positive and live in the moment - not looking further ahead than tomorrow, creating our new normal with at least one planned activity a day to look forward to - apart from your one daily walk/exercise outdoors.
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You could make time to:
Phone or video chat to someone living on their own.
Make a cake - however bad. 
Try an online fitness class.
Have a dance in the kitchen 
Get dressed 
or just do a meditation.
It gives a purpose and structure to the day.and helps your mental wellness.
Stay safe and well 
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Our new normal changes daily.
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We have to be positive and live in the moment – not looking further ahead than tomorrow, creating our new normal with at least one planned activity a day to look forward to – apart from your one daily walk/exercise outdoors.
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You could make time to:
Phone or video chat to someone living on their own.
Make a cake – however bad.
Try an online fitness class.
Have a dance in the kitchen
Get dressed
or just do a meditation.
It gives a purpose and structure to the day.and helps your mental wellness.
Stay safe and well
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Helping others at no charge during all our #coronaisolation – especially those who live on their own

Helping others at no charge during all our - especially those who live on their own.
Please message me here if you would like to talk to me on anything. I may do some 'Instalives' soon. 
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@keeping_fulham_afloat

Please message me here if you would like to talk to me on anything. I may do some ‘Instalives’ soon.
Please do share this post. .
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@keeping_fulham_afloat

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I always post an in-salon selfie when my hair is looking its post-haircut best

I always post an in-salon selfie when my hair is looking its post-haircut best.  However this time the pic ended up accidentally being a video   as @andysmith_stylist hijacked the phone.
Lucy the westie x bichon wanted to be included. .
A great haircut makes you feel good and can renew self-confidence, self-esteem and positivity.
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@misslucy_lou
However this time the pic ended up accidentally being a video as @andysmith_stylist hijacked the phone.
Lucy the westie x bichon wanted to be included. .
A great haircut makes you feel good and can renew self-confidence, self-esteem and positivity.
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@misslucy_lou

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Never give up

Never give up.
It's never too late.
You're never too old.
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Ice skating at the Natural History Ice Rink.
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Just because you may be age fifty plus, sixty plus or even seventy plus -why not? What's your excuse? 
Whatever challenges you may be privately facing - get out there and try something new.
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It's good for your mental health, your fitness and your wellbeing too.
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You may just surprise yourself  have fun 
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It’s never too late.
You’re never too old.
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Ice skating at the Natural History Ice Rink.
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Just because you may be age fifty plus, sixty plus or even seventy plus -why not? What’s your excuse?
Whatever challenges you may be privately facing – get out there and try something new.
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It’s good for your mental health, your fitness and your wellbeing too.
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You may just surprise yourself have fun
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Thrilled No more publicly visible likes on Instagram now

Thrilled  
No more publicly visible likes on Instagram now.
Finally a move towards helping mental health and comparison anxiety especially for teens.
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Be yourself
Don't compare 
Don't base your self-worth on others' online perceptions of you.
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Finally a move towards helping mental health and comparison anxiety especially for teens.
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Be yourself
Don’t compare
Don’t base your self-worth on others’ online perceptions of you.
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Wenesday was National kindness day

Wenesday was National kindness day.
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Do you know what's really going on in people's lives?  Your friends? Your family? Your neighbours? Those you follow on social media? 
Would you like to know if your friends or family are ok?
Do you ask? 
Are you interested? .
Is what you see posted on Instagram the reality? Or is it an edited or filtered version of their reality? 
The version they prefer you to see and maybe you choose to believe.
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Do you believe everything you see? 
What is real and what is not? 
Do you compare? 
Does it give you comparison anxiety? 
Do you think you are not as successful, pretty, slim, rich, fit, popular as those you follow? .
Remember, nothing is ever as it seems.
Just as in @hotpatooties new book that I'm currently reading.  The story is so true. .
Every single one of us has stuff going on in our lives that we may or may not want to discuss. 
But it's always nice to be asked.
You can always say thank you and everything is ok. Or no it's not. And know someone is always there to listen to you.
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So reach out.
Be kind and understanding.
And never judge a book by its cover. 
You may be surprised at what lies inside. .
Btw- the lovely smiley photo is of myself and my son and daughter.
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Do you know what’s really going on in people’s lives? Your friends? Your family? Your neighbours? Those you follow on social media?
Would you like to know if your friends or family are ok?
Do you ask?
Are you interested? .
Is what you see posted on Instagram the reality? Or is it an edited or filtered version of their reality?
The version they prefer you to see and maybe you choose to believe.
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Do you believe everything you see?
What is real and what is not?
Do you compare?
Does it give you comparison anxiety?
Do you think you are not as successful, pretty, slim, rich, fit, popular as those you follow? .
Remember, nothing is ever as it seems.
Just as in @hotpatooties new book that I’m currently reading. The story is so true. .
Every single one of us has stuff going on in our lives that we may or may not want to discuss.
But it’s always nice to be asked.
You can always say thank you and everything is ok. Or no it’s not. And know someone is always there to listen to you.
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So reach out.
Be kind and understanding.
And never judge a book by its cover.
You may be surprised at what lies inside. .
Btw- the lovely smiley photo is of myself and my son and daughter.
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#nationalfitnessday

#nationalfitnessday.
Age 64.
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Its important to stay flexible as you grow older.
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Not necessarily as flexible as myself as I have hyper-mobility which is not a good thing so I have to be careful to not over-stretch.
Especially as I had a hip resurface ( like Andy Murray) a few years ago.
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However exercising, stretching and moving every day, even if its just a 20 min dog walk will make a difference to your body, how you feel and also your mental health.
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Age 64.
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Its important to stay flexible as you grow older.
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Not necessarily as flexible as myself as I have hyper-mobility which is not a good thing so I have to be careful to not over-stretch.
Especially as I had a hip resurface ( like Andy Murray) a few years ago.
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However exercising, stretching and moving every day, even if its just a 20 min dog walk will make a difference to your body, how you feel and also your mental health.
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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.
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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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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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