I Gave Blood Because I Am A Big Brave Girl

Hi team!

So this blog is about donating blood!

I am 31 and I have never done this, and wanted to 1, try it, and 2, do something good. Giving blood is so important and especially if you have a rare blood type as it is relied on for so many things, such as surgery, births, the list goes on.

I booked in an appointment with the Blood Donor Centre in Edinburgh. I filled in a form (you have to make sure this is 100% correct otherwise you may risk giving blood to someone who might contract something as a result. I had a few drinks the night before but that didn’t affect my blood giving, but I wouldn’t recommend it!

So the nurse popped me into a room and took a test of my blood to  make sure I had enough iron. It felt like a staple going in and sounded like it too, but wasn’t too bad at all. I then learned that I had a great amount of iron, which was amazing as a few years ago I was on iron pills to try get my levels up so that was good news!

I think went through to the other room and lay down on a bed. I was pretty nervous but they made me feel at ease immediately. I have had a few tattoos but was still not overly cool with the needle. However it wasn’t too bad, they then attached a bag and the donation began. The donation in total took ten minutes, very easy, and I was allowed to stay there for a minute while I recovered a bit. Then they popped me through to the cafe where I had a coffee and a Tunnocks teacake (what a world) and I could chill out for a bit until I felt better.

I really enjoyed my experience, and it really took no time out of my day. I however still don’t know what my blood type is (lol). You can give blood every three months and considering how easy it is, I really think I will keep up with it. There are still stipulations on who can and can’t give blood, however it would be great to start the process and then at least you know if you can or can’t at that time!

Have you donated blood? How did you find it?

T xx

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I had a major career change. But is it any different?

Hi team!

The answer is YES, btw.

So I am coming up to another full week in my new job while working out the last of my notice at my retail job. There has been a lot of adjusting to my new career (in a good way) and I have noticed some differences between the two industries and the two environments.

  1. Snacks. I can’t snack as much as I do already, because I will be very unhealthy. I am already unhealthy, but the benefit of being on your feet all day in retail and walking ALL DAY means you burn off so much. You are constantly on the move, and your 10,000 steps is usually in the bag by mid afternoon without having to try. In the office, you are sitting down for most of the day, unless you get up to go to the printer, get a coffee, pop to the loo, or go and get lunch. I have the Activity app on my Apple Watch that tells me to stand every half hour, and it’s only coming into play now. I am finding that walking to work there and back closes my Exercise ring, and the Move Goal closes alright, but it’s the stand one. Now I get why they put this on the app. I am also struggling to do 10,000 steps a day now, so I will have to find an alternative longer way home, or horror of horrors, go for a run after work.
  2. The dynamic. On the shop floor it is like you are on a stage. You can’t get into the nitty gritty of conversations, you have to watch what you say, and you have to maintain a customer voice at all times. However, in the office, as it isn’t customer facing (but still talking to customers on the phone from time to time) you really can get into a conversation while tapping away at your keyboard. Plus because I work for a beauty salon it’s not uncommon to see a video being show of skin tags being layered off. Yummers.
  3. Fashion. This also may differ office to office and shop to shop but I now can dress a bit more comfortably, wear proper shoes, and not have to worry about wearing makeup if I don’t feel like it. Being retail means makeup, clean, tidy, and fashionable clothing, and sometimes heels (puke). Some mornings when you feel like crap you still have to doll yourself up to look acceptable for the general public but somehow manage to look worse (under eye bags for real). Whereas if I am feeling a bit crap, a big jumper, comfy shoes and hair shoved up is fine.
  4. Food. Again. I can have my lunch WHENEVER I WANT. I don’t have to wait for someone to get back from their break, I don’t have someone telling me I am 1 minute late (true story). This is good for a hungry girl like me.
  5. I don’t have to tell anyone I am going to the bathroom. Enough said.
  6. Mental Health – Both jobs can have the opportunities to have stressful situations. The intensity of a busy shop floor can have an effect on stress levels and anxiety. You are pulled every which way by customers, other staff, management, you name it. In the office, the stress lies with workload and time. I have to make sure I plan out everything in advance to make sure my job is done and everything keeps running smoothly.
  7. I will miss the camaraderie of staff working together to get through a busy day. I will miss the awesome customers and talking to people from all walks of life. I am happy to be now in a job that utilises my skills in a different way while still helping women feel good about themselves.
  8. So far in my new job, I have not found any ‘soiled’ garments discarded around the workplace. But that’s a story for another day.

Retail will always have a special place in my life as it’s been the place where I have grown up, climbed the ladder, and made friends for life. I have had the pleasure of working with many great people, and hiring people who have gone on to shine bright in the company. I will miss it a lot, but am excited for my next career!

Next week I will be publishing a blog on stories from retail! Please let me know if you have any great stories, and keep it to a sentence as I will be putting them into bullet points! I am looking forward to sharing my own and other’s stories about this crazy and fun industry.

T xx

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I got a job!

So I have some exciting news this week…

YA GIRL GOT A JOB DOING SOCIAL MEDIA

An actual company hired little old me to take over their social media and marketing y’all.

So this is a long journey to get to this point, and really started when I reached my high point as a Store Manager of a shop in London. You are getting a cup of joe and listening this old woman ramble on darnit.

I had a complete burnout breakdown. It was the hottest summer in London for a long time, I was drinking wine like it was going out of fashion, with a 45 hour week and four hour commutes daily.

I fell out of love with retail.

I didn’t know what I wanted to do, but I knew after years in retail, this wasn’t it anymore.

We moved back to Edinburgh and I got another job in retail, and it was lower down the career ladder, which was a lot better. Another job in retail followed, and in the space of two years, I suffered two major burnouts/breakdowns.

On the side of working retail, I had started a blog. It started out as a hobby, and it really has formed my writing skillzzzzz (see) and also provided an outlet. I also found that mental health really resonated with my audience so it was a great way to start talking with people and get it more out in the open. I also started to try to get into social media, I wrote for a couple of companies, covered an event, and also helped out with an events company I am proud to be of (EBC/BBE whoop). I also made some great new blogger friends who really supported what I was doing and helped me get my blog out there.

I started going on courses to reacquaint myself with marketing and also get the best knowledge of social media other than what I had figured out over the years. I ran my own blog’s social media, also helped run other peoples ones and did consultations.

I started believing in my skills and knowledge and my unique place in the industry. Then came the job hunting. What a soul destroying thing it is to fill in a million applications and get back nothing, or a pretyped letter saying thanks, but no thanks. It is a really hard process and I hunted for a job every single day for months. Over time I did get better at it (will post a blog on some tips) and my writing helped me create some great cover letters.

I applied doing social media and marketing for a beauty salon. It sounded fun and was close to my house, so I put my application in and forgot about it. I got a phone call from the boss asking a few questions about me, then got another phone call a few weeks later from the current marketing assistant asking a few more questions. I then went in for an interview with the assistant, then an interview with the boss. After that, I went in for a couple of training sessions to check I was happy with everything, and then I got the job!

Going from a retail environment to an office one is quite a big change. I manage my own time, don’t have to let anyone know I am going to the bathroom, and I can snack anytime I want. Plus I get discount on beauty treatments fulfilling my lifelong dream to be one of the Kardashians. I’ll be Karyn, obvs.

The most exciting and scary part is that my dream that I have worked hard for has come true. It’s only part time, but it means I can now go freelance and help people with their social media in Edinburgh and beyond. I can work for myself, finally get my dog, and project manage my house renovations. It means that I can work hard at a job that I love, walk home (20 minute walk) and work 9-5 with WEEKENDS.

Life will still be by no means perfect, but it is nice to know that my hard work has paid off and that I can really now enjoy the rewards of my hard work. I will still strive to rise in my new chosen profession and do the best work I can for my job and my clients.

If you are on the same journey, please let me know in the comments, I’d love to hear how you are going!

T xx

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How to have a Great Mental Health Day

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I thought this week I would share on how I try to have a great Mental Health day so that I feel great at the end of the day and not crazy tired or burned out, and to not have regretful feelings about not having done certain things. I tend to put pressure on myself to get many things achieved in a day and forget to have fun, breathe, and rest.

First of all, I try and have a great sleep. Often it takes me awhile to wind down, so I allow half hour, an hour if I can to start winding down, and not look at my phone or iPad, and reading a book, colouring, or meditating.

When I wake up in the morning I try not to hit snooze as often that makes me feel more tired. I also try to think of 3 things I am grateful for before I get up. This really helps set the mood for the day.

I have a little morning routine that ensures no stress in the morning and I get time to chill out before I head out for the day.

At work, it is often quite busy so I make sure that I am mindful and in the moment with customers and staff, and make sure that I am not taking on too much. Lunchtime I am tempted to work on my blog or other things, but I read a book and enjoy the moment and rest.

After work, I sometimes walk home to debrief from the day, especially if it has been a busy and stressful day. That means I can leave work at work and feel great when I walk through the door of my house.

I write 3 great things about my day in a book that I keep on my desk and explore if things haven’t gone well and why. Sometimes I will write about triggers and why they come up, and then write myself advice for the next time.

Nearing bedtime I will do some yoga and meditate from an app that my doctor gave me (although any one is great) and then take time to relax without technology by reading, which is one of my favourite pastimes. This helps with insomnia as a few pages in I am often asleep!

This is by no means what I do every day, and often I do miss steps, as everyone does. The other thing is, not everything here will work for you. The important thing is that you make sure you shake up your day to make time for you. These steps took me a long time to implement into my life as I did not put my mental health first, but I know if I do at least one of these things over a day, I will feel better.

So have a look at your day. Are your mornings rushed? Could you afford to go to bed a little earlier (or at least try) and get up earlier? Do you make sure you have breakfast and get yourself ready for the day without feeling rushed?

Do you remain in the moment over the day, making sure you are thinking about the tasks at hand and when things get busy, to make sure anxiety doesn’t creep in by remaining in the moment?

What exercise do you do? You can do whatever feels right to you, but making sure you are moving for at least 20 minutes a day can really help with your mental health. Getting out for a brisk walk on your lunch can really help blow the cobwebs away and take you out of your environment.

Lastly, what do you do to wind down at night? It can be anything, but preferably non technological, so your mind can rest. I like to read, or colour in, or talk about my day.

There can be a lot to do to sort your mental health routine, but it is so worth it. When you start feeling unwell, you know there are practical things you can do to start the road to feeling better. And you don’t have to do it all in one day. As long as you try and do at least a few a day, you are on your way.

What are your never fail ways to make sure you feel great all day? Let me know in the comments!

T xx

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Hi team!

So this blog is very personal, and might surprise a few people that know me. However it is important to me to be honest and open as it really helps my journey, and hopefully will help you too. On the lifelong road to recovery from anxiety and depression, I am learning so much about myself and working on my faults and habits I would like to change. I’d like to note as I am much better now, these traits don’t show their face as often, but they were very prevalent during high school and university when I really struggled.

One that has been in action and out of action since high school is temper and cruelty. This might be a strong tagging of these qualities but it really helps me to show how far I could and have gone. This one is a side that I work on every single day to keep in check and while it is one that only comes out from time to time, it is one that I do not like about myself and would like to settle once and for all.

So everyone gets angry, sure. I tend to take it out on people that don’t deserve it, or didn’t ask for it. Instead of leaving the situation, I stay and let my mouth run. And I have said some bullshit when the red veil goes down. It is because I get anxious and feel like I am being held down. Basically if I feel I am backed into a corner I attack with words and malice. It is something that I have fought all my life, because I hate being told what to do by someone I don’t respect, and hate being told off for stuff I have done wrong, as I get embarrassed easily.

I have a lot of pride and when it gets knocked down, I get quite ragey. I also baited people in conversations to start an argument, even though I am not a confrontational person.

Surprised? Me too. When I started looking at this habit I started thinking about all the things over the years that I have done and started to get a bit cringe. Its something I am not proud of at all and that people do not deserve. It is something I am working on, and instead just leaving the room, writing down my anger, or thinking about what I can do next time instead of launching into a tirade.

Next one is cruelty. I have previously said and do things that intentionally make people hurt. This one doesn’t come out that often, but when it comes out it really comes out. It is an awful habit to break and one that i really am ashamed of. If I feel that I am backed into a corner, or if I am really mad at someone, I sometimes do into this tirade. Now I usually place myself into peoples shoes and try and figure out why I am getting mad at them. But sometimes you just go straight to the rage mode. And sometimes to their faces. Not good. A little heated honest two way discussion is fine, but a full blown attack is not. I used to be a self destructive person. I would say and do things to make people stay away from me. This habit is a tough one to break but I work on it every single day and while I do slip up sometimes, I am proud of how far I’ve come.

I would sit down and write about what qualities you like, and what qualities you don’t like about yourself. The key is that this is not perfectionism, everyone needs to feel emotions (and when you are depressed feeling emotions is a big step), however think about when it affects others and puts a strain on relationships. I am lucky to have a lot of loyalty in my life but I have easily lost friends over the years through my actions. Almost think of it as your deadly sins. Talk to the people around you and tell them you are acknowledging your actions. Talk openly and honestly about it and take responsibility for it. This is the way to push your relationships forward and become stronger for it. Ask someone to help you on your journey. Try not to put yourself in situations and remove yourself if it gets too much. You don’t have to explain why, and then you can go back and talk when you feel ready.

So here are some tips.

  1. If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all. A classic.
  2. Take yourself out of the room. Write your words down and then burn them. Just don’t burn down the house. Bad.
  3. Take a long breath, and remember if someone is pissing you off, you don’t need to tell them there and then. Add some time and space.
  4. Don’t feel you have to be so open with people. You can just not answer people if you want. Or tell them you don’t want to discuss certain things with them. You are responsible for what you think and feel, but you don’t have to share it with the world.

Tell me, what’s your ‘thing’ you work on daily? And if you are brave, please tell me in the comments, I’d love to help you.

T xx

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Hi team!

Over the last few years I have come to the realisation that I want more out of life. I want to have a job that I really enjoy, an outside life that has friends and fun, and I want to be a part of the community and raise awareness for causes that are close to my heart – such as Mental Health.

I recently had to be signed off work as I was burnt out with work and life. I had taken on so much over the year that I did really enjoy, however was neglecting myself and my mental health, as well as my friends. I wasn’t enjoying anything anymore and was feeling pretty down.

So I sat down on my days off and wrote a list of things I liked and things I didn’t like. This can be a bit daunting at first, but considering one of my first dislikes was peppers, it got very easy from there. I put down that I didn’t like a long commute, and that I wanted the option to walk to work. I wanted to have a part time job or a job that allows me to get a dog. I wanted my house to be done, and not be a constant tip. I wanted time for my friends, and more weekends than retail usually allows. I wanted to spend Christmas not stressing about Boxing Day. I wanted to work in Social Media, whether in a job or my own business, and most of all, I wanted to cement myself further in the community by setting up a page or a group to bring people together to make people happy and be open about mental health.

Looking back over it, these things things are moving along well. I can walk to work at my part time job. I am now project managing my home and taking ownership for it. I now have more weekends and weekend days off than ever before, I didn’t work Boxing Day, and I now work for the Edinburgh Bloggers Conference for the last year, helping with social media and putting on events. This has taken a huge amount of grafting, but it goes back to that list I made. Putting it down on paper and getting to the heart of what I wanted my life to look like over the next year had a profound effect on my mentality and goals. I still have a long way to go but I have made a great start. And for a laugh, here is my list.

Love:

  • Sun
  • Rain
  • Social Media
  • Stationary
  • Walking
  • Yoga
  • Blogging
  • Photography
  • Animals

Hate:

  • Clutter
  • Work overload
  • Being in debt
  • House in disarray
  • Not having good mental health

Oh, and peppers of course.

I have a free printable for you also if you sign up to my mailing list which will help you put pen to paper and get your thoughts out there. And the best part is, you can print more and more and more if you want and for different things! Here is the link to sign up!

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Have a good weekend!

T xx

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The Fuck it List.

 

Hi team! How are those New Years resolutions going for ya? Green smoothies starting to make you feel blue? Running starting to wear thin? Never fear, because I have the answer that will help you live your BEST life this year.

Its called a Fuck it List.

So basically, you have heard of the bucket list. Travel to a buddhist retreat, climb Mt Everest, blah blah blah. This list is often impossible to achieve as a lot of them are super high goals that take more than a few years to achieve, time, money, etc. Often they will just sit there until you hate that you put it on the list and feel guilty you haven’t done it yet!

My list is way better. Inspired by Cheryl Cole (yes really), when she got malaria and nearly died, when she got better she composed a Fuck It list. Still with me after hearing my idea from Cheryl Cole. Good. Its going to get better.

Basically a Fuck it list is all the shit that you feel in your heart you want to do, and literally say, “Fuck it, lets do it.”

Let me give you a few examples.

I want two more tattoos. One on my finger.

I want to improve my French so when I go back to France I can really speak it properly instead of just picking up stuff from my high school French.

I want to swim in my hometown lake that I haven’t swum in since I was a teen.

So you see, it ranges. I want tattoos, I want to swim. No idea is silly, and all contribute to the development of YOU. There are other things on my list but I don’t want you to laugh me out of the building on how funny/stupid they are – but they will contribute to me being the person I want to be, and thats important.

So pen and paper. Write down big and small goals. Goals about work, life, love, family, friends, travel, hobbies, etc. Write it ALL down. Then look at the themes. Then look at what will improve you, moves you, or will motivate you. Cull some if you want, or shove them to long term goals. This is only for your year ahead that we are concerned about at the moment. And the great thing is, this is a list you will have for life. You will just keep adding things on, and crossing them off!

I would love to hear about your Fuck it List and what you want to achieve over the last year. This is a really great way to motivate yourself, while not being drastic. You can work towards your goal all year, and if you haven’t achieved it by years end, you can move into the new year closer than you were!

T xx

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Hi there. SO this week I am talking about anxiety and depression. OH THE JOY you say. I affects so many people in the world today and it really will touch you or someone you love in your lifetime.

Ive had depression and anxiety since I was about 16. There were a few factors, ones I’ve told my enduring therapist, but I made it worse by not acknowledging it and pushing it down for many years. Then it flared up big time in London a few years ago. It was bad. It was a summer heatwave and there was nothing I wanted to do than huddle on my bed under the duvet, drink wine, in between going to work. I was and am a high functioning derepressionist. This means I can get up, go to work, go and do things, but then also crash for a day or two and be with the black dog for that time period. I changed my situation, thankfully, and am now much happier in Edinburgh. But it still comes up, and I took Citalopram for a year or so to make sure I healed well. Unfortunately it also made me not feel many emotions, which can be great for some, but I wanted to laugh until my stomach was sore, and cry when Jack dies at the end of Titanic (spoiler alert)!!! Ive been off them now for a few months, and working through my issues with my therapist. I am also looking forward to the future, which is a very hard thing to do when you are in the depths. I also meditate, and keep a gratitude journal. I also keep a life planner, which entails my life goals for the next 1, 3, and 5 years. I have many things to look forward to, and thank        jeebus for that.

If you need help, reach out to anyone you feel comfortable talking to about issues. You can also visit a great website that has helped me and my friends numerous times, The Blurt Foundation – they do amazing work and are really a light at the end of the tunnel.  (no sponsorship here, just endless gratitude to them!)

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T xx

I took 3 weeks off for Mental Health

Hi guys!

So recently, I had to take three weeks off for my mental health. It was out of the blue, and something I had never done before. My doctor wanted to push it to four, but at the time, I knew that if did that, I would find it very hard to go back.

Before I took that time off, I had been burning myself out. I had been working hard on my projects outside of work, working a full time job, and not having much fun at all. I had not been self caring, and had started to think suicidal thoughts. Once I realised that something was wrong, I booked a doctors appointment. I am very fortunate to have a good doctor and she listened to what I was saying and asked further questions. She also asked me what I wanted to do, if I wanted to increase medication or take a break. I didn’t want to increase my medication as I had gotten myself to the right dosage for me, so I talked about perhaps taking a break and getting back to basics. She wanted to go for four weeks but I settled on three, as I knew it would be difficult getting back to work and felt for me that 3 weeks would be ample time for me to sort myself out.  So naturally, I asked what I do over the next three weeks, as I have never been in this situation before.

She replied with the recommendation of having a duvet day for a day or a couple of days, and watch stupid shows and just relax. Then after that, doing one thing a day, not a million. She also gave me a great meditation app to use. So I left my doctors, and immediately called my husband and work. Both were very supportive. After that, I walked home slowly, thinking about what I needed to do over the next few weeks to change what I had been previously been doing. So once I got home, I did what the doctor said. I got under the duvet and caught up with all of my Netflix shows. I spent a Saturday in bed for the first time in ages. My husband thought it was amazing as I am usually up and whizzing about the house on a weekend.

I went to the library and stocked up on books, both fiction and non fiction. I love reading, and hadn’t done it for ages as I have been so busy with other things. I also got out books on confidence, anxiety, and learning to say no. I made my way through these books over the next 3 weeks, reading up on how to be better at prioritising myself and what I needed to do to help myself. I also read books for fun, and had an hour or so just reading and not multitasking.

I used to multitask like crazy. I’d be watching something, and on my phone at the same time. Or typing a blog out while watching something on Netflix. I realised that that wasn’t helpful for my mind, and in fact overloading it with information that it didn’t need. So I eased it back. I would only watch something and only that. I would read a book without listening to music. I would only spend time on one app instead of 4 at a time.

I also used the meditation app, and did yoga every morning. This was a great way to make sure I kept up with some form of exercise and mindfulness too, and it taught me some great techniques. I also started to view it as a treat for myself, instead of something that I had to do in my list of things to do for the day.

I also looked at where I was at in my life. I knew for awhile I wasn’t happy with where I was, and knew I needed to change some things. I knew I wanted to work part time, so I could do my blog and work on my conferences, and also make my way into Social Media, which has been a passion of mine for many years. I didn’t know whether I wanted to make it freelance or work for a company, however I wanted a lifestyle that is easy for me to get a dog and finish doing up our house.

After the first week, I started to feel better. I felt calm and collected, and I could feel myself coming back. I knew that I was confident inside, but sometimes in stressful situations, my brain shuts down and that confidence goes away. However at the pace that I was now going at, I could take time with things and think about things I did or said. Over the next couple of weeks I ventured out to see friends, saw the fireworks, and did things that I enjoyed doing.

I also went to see a therapist that I had seen previously, and we had a few sessions on what had happened and how I was going to move through it. She helped me see some things that were influencing my behaviour and also unpacked a few issues also. It was very helpful to me to help me see why I had been doing what I had been doing.

At the end of the three weeks, I can tell you that I wasn’t ready. However, I knew that I needed to go back to see how much I had progressed and if the thoughts and feelings I had been experiencing over the last few months were valid.

I felt nervous when i went back to work, and knew that it wasn’t for me when I went back. I knew i wanted to follow my dream and live my life differently, both in work and out. So I handed in my notice, I now have a part time job, and I am working hard on my blog, my conferences, and I did my first social media coverage for a company. The road isn’t easy, and there have been a few times I have had to stop myself from doing too much, but on the whole, those three weeks were so helpful and I had a lot of great support.

Heres to the next chapter!

T xx

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I was on a break!

Hi guys!

So this week’s blog is about what I’ve been up to over the last few weeks. If you are an avid reader of the blog, you will have seen that posts have been few and far between over the last month. It has been an interesting time in the Taryn household and I think I’ve been through the wringer and back, but I am in a great place now, and ready to look to the future!

I had to take three weeks off for my mental health. At one point, I was thinking suicidal thoughts. I called my doctor who provided me with a plan – do only one thing a day. I’ll go into more detail about the where why how etc in another blog coming up, but for those three weeks, I recharged, learnt a lot about myself, and worked out a plan for my future.

Then after two weeks of being at work, I flew to New Zealand for a catchup with family and friends. This was well overdue as I hadn’t been back for about three and a half years, and I think it was just what I needed to get some perspective in life. It was an amazing trip, which I will write about in a blog (told you I had been working on more content!)

So after being back at work, I quit my job. I knew that I needed to do it, and go and work on other projects, to further my side hustles. I also wanted to enjoy blogging again, working on my Edinburgh Bloggers Conference events, and get back to basics. I had recently decided to go part time, as I would like to have a dog and also get my house done (which I am now project managing) and get my life on track in the right way.

I am nearing my last week of work, and it’s really scary to think that I am embarking on a new chapter in my life where finally, things seem to be moving the way I want them to.  Not to say there won’t be bumps along the way, but the more that I learn about myself and work on my mental health I think that I will be better equipped to handle things that come my way.

So look forward to more of my Valley Girl-lite ramblings and annoying posts on the internet because Taryn is back in town!

(I’m writing this in my jimmy jams, not out at a cool club or anything)

T xx

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