How To : Stop Comparing Yourself To Others

Are You Comparing Yourself To Others?

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For a lot of Asian offspring, I feel this true.

But the truth is, I think this is true for ALL of us particularly

In today’s world.

I’ve mentioned it before but social media can be such an incredible tool.

On the other hand though,

Comparison can be the thief of joy.

We all know it; we’ve probably all pinned & instagrammed it.

But Are You Comparing Youself to Others?

How do we make it stop?!

Here’s How To : Stop Comparing Yourself To Others

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Life Lately

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And when it rains, it absolutely pours.

Amidst squelching and wading through the massive puddles of London & feeling smug I’m not stuck in the mud at Glastonbury this year

if you’ve seen the pictures you’ll know why!…

…wait, who am I kidding, there’s always next year to recreate this 😉

But, we’re suddenly realising that it’s mid-June?!

And if there’s one thing rainy June has taught is to appreciate the sunny moments as much as the cloudier, torrential days.

So, here’s Life Lately & a few more for the happiness jar!

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Where do we find Peace?

Where do we find Peace? 

I’ll let you in on a secret.

I’d actually focused on this question, with our society’s inability to switch off in mind.

However, sometimes it just seems as though the world becomes less able or less willing to work together.

& so I guess this question I ask may require a more profound answer.

Do you agree?

Take a look:

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Hub Dot

Pick a colour, any colour!

Well actually, you have a choice of 5, where each colour represents a state of being.


Green : I’m here to be inspired

Red: I’m established (could be career, business, motherhood)

Purple: I want to tell you about…(my story/my work/my charity)

Blue: I’m here to socialise

Yellow: I have an idea, can anyone help?

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Read on & Welcome to Hub Dot.

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Hi June

Hi June.

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First of all, let’s just address the elephants in the room.

The First Elephant

It’s June & here in the UK –

I started writing this wearing a jumper & a scarf…*

yet today…it’s positively glorious!?

The Second Elephant

Why so quiet?

It’s June.

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3 Surprising Benefits of Journaling

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It’s been a little while, hasn’t it? And just when I’d gotten into the groove of being consistent!

Though blogging may have been a little sporadic this month, there’s one thing that I haven’t neglected & that’s journaling.

With this year being an important one in terms of PhD, work and personal life, I’ve needed something to keep myself from feeling all too overwhelmed by it all.

The best friend in question has been a journal. Over the years, I’ve used it as a cathartic release. More recently though, the more consistently I commit to journaling, I can honestly say that its contributed to my overall wellbeing. I thought I’d share 3 Surprising Benefits to journaling I’ve found in case you’ve been toying with the idea and can’t quite bring yourself to start a ‘diary entry’.

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5 Ways To Balance Your Social Media Life

So Remember when I mentioned that I had a little Social Media Detox earlier in the year?

& also how important & wonderful the power of social media can be?

Well, I’ve often found it quite difficult to maintain a healthy balance between using technology & completely switching off.

5 Ways To Have A Balanced Social (Media) Life

So here are 5 ways to balance your social media life & not let technology completely over!

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