#ClaireNotes – July 2017

Back in Retail This was unexpected for me, but I'm back in retail... part-time. Well, just for now. I'm working in a popular clothes' shop and I've been doing it since the beginning of July with hopes to earn a little extra on the side to get myself my first car. I never thought I…

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#ClaireNotes – June 2017

New Beginnings? New beginnings... June was all about many changes in my life. A leap of faith, you may call it (will be doing a future post on this to go into further detail so eyes peeled for that one!). I decided to take my physical and mental health more seriously than ever. With summer…

Summer Survival 101

Summer... probably my least favourite season by a mile. The heat, the sweat, the chaffing of my thighs every time I dare wear a dress or shorts...! On the other hand, I get to do a lot of things I never get the time to do during Winter for various reasons: weather, time, money and…

Why I Still Go to Therapy… and why it’s OK

This is probably one of those posts where I had a thousand of ideas, and yet I never really knew how to form those ideas in a decent post. That, and I found it really difficult writing this post. Because the stigma surrounding mental health is still there. I was told by my family not to…

Let your body do the Yoga

Anyone living with pain (whether physical or emotional) can tell you that it takes over your whole life. You become somewhat isolated from everything and everyone, including your own body. Having a strong relationship with your body is important because it is the gateway to awareness, and it is from awareness that change can begin.…

The Leibster Award!

I was sick since Wednesday, which is why I was MIA on all my social media - that would be my Facebook page/group/personal profile, Instagram and such. But I'm feeling better because, guess what? I got nominated for my SECOND blogging award, the Leibster! I got nominated by the lovely Tracy (hint: if you're into book/series/video…

My Style Evolution

Those who know me can tell you I'm the absolute worst at being "on trend". I live, eat and breathe in jeggings, loose band t-shirts and my trainers. But was it always this way? Growing up, I was definitely the epitome of the tomboy style. I wore tshirts, jeans, lots of tracksuit bottoms and ski pants (can you…