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Financial Independence and your Teenager (Guest Post)

2019-08-28T17:34:44+00:00LifeStyle, Parenting|

Is your child going to be a freshman soon? If yes, it is very important to make them aware of their finances right from this age! In today’s world, the concept of financial independence has gained immense importance. You might have already tried, but failed due to a lack of proper planning and awareness. [...]

Sincerely Silver Jewellery: A Personalised Gift of Love

2019-08-28T19:10:17+00:00LifeStyle|

I have partnered with Sincerely Silver to share a unique and beautifully crafted piece of jewellery with you! When I first heard of 'Sincerely Silver' personalised jewellery, I did not expect to receive such a beautifully unique and elegant piece in the post a few days later. After scrolling through the many gorgeous pieces [...]

The Beginners Guide to Content Marketing: Get Your Blog Posts Trending

2019-02-12T03:18:46+00:00Blogging|

  What is Content Marketing? Content marketing is pretty much what it says on the tin: Content marketing is all about marketing your content The creation and sharing of your blog posts, videos, images, social media posts etc. is at the core of drawing visitors to your website, and drawing potential customers to your business. [...]

Can’t Lose Weight? Are You Doing These 10 Simple Things?

2019-02-22T17:09:23+00:00LifeStyle, Personal Growth|

We all want to know the secret of how to lose weight fast! But, that's just it...there is no secret! It's all about following the simple rules - and sticking to them. A big reason for people eating processed or unhealthy foods is that they don't allow themselves enough time to prepare and cook a healthy [...]

The Ultimate Guide to Vienna: Everything You Need To Know

2019-02-06T14:09:52+00:00LifeStyle|

This really is the ULTIMATE guide to Vienna! This guide provides you with everything you need to know about taking a trip to Vienna. How to travel around Vienna How to get from the airport to your hotel Where to stay What to do What to see ...even some tips on how to save money during your [...]

Simple SEO: A Step-by-Step Guide to SEO for Beginners

2019-02-06T14:05:33+00:00Blogging, LifeStyle|

What is SEO? Search Engine Optimisation SEO is the way in which you optimise your website so that it ranks well in organic (natural) searches from search engines like Google. Almost everyone who writes about SEO mentions the need to build a website that is friendly and easy for search engines to crawl. However, it [...]

Get Noticed on Google: 18 Ways to Boost your Domain Authority Ranking

2019-02-24T21:29:47+00:00Blogging, LifeStyle|

Domain Authority (DA) basically means how highly your site will rank by search engines in comparison to other websites. The higher your Domain Authority ranking, the more likely your site is to rank highly on search engine results. DA is now used by most website owners as a way to self-assess “importance” on the web. A [...]

Life It Or Not – Versatile Blogger Award

2019-02-06T13:49:55+00:00Blogging, LifeStyle|

Life It Or Not received the Versatile Blogger Award! After I had given birth in 2017, became a single mum, found out my daughter was half deaf and then got diagnosed with Heart Failure, I decided to write a bucket list! One of the things on my Bucket List was to "start a blog".  Never [...]

The 7 Most Effective Ways to get a Better Sleep

2019-02-06T13:39:36+00:00LifeStyle, Personal Growth|

Humans are thought to spend a whole THIRD of their lives sleeping! This comes as a huge surprise when we think of how many of us (myself included) have had those nights where we lay awake staring at the ceiling, or close our eyes just for them to keep opening themselves against our will. We [...]

How to Stop Worrying and Live For Today

2019-09-02T12:00:00+00:00LifeStyle, Personal Growth|

Just after my Squidge was born (January last year): - I was still with her dad. - We had temporarily moved in with my parents so that we (I) could save for a mortgage. - We were looking at where we were going to invest for our family home. - I was already planning [...]

Get the Daily Dose of “Me Time” You Deserve (Guest Post)

2018-11-28T17:06:53+00:00LifeStyle, Parenting|

Guest Post by Marlee from 'Dishes By Hand' It is my pleasure to publish Marlee on Life It Or Not. Marlee is a funny, witty and genuine mum blogger who has two of her own little Squidge's and somehow also finds the time to work full time as a nurse (all while still washing her [...]

Cardiomyopathy: What REALLY Happens When You Get Chest Pain?

2019-02-05T02:31:27+00:00Cardiomyopathy, LifeStyle|

Up until recently, I was very lucky to never have had any kind of chest pain. ...Until recently! In June 2018, I woke up to get ready for work at 5.30am after having a lovely nights sleep and hit the "Snooze" button so I could have my routine 15 minute lay-in (for some Mindfulness). My "Get [...]

Explode Your Pinterest Views and Drive Traffic to your Blog

2019-02-05T02:09:42+00:00Blogging, LifeStyle|

Pinterest drives 90% of the traffic to my blog - so it clearly deserves my time and attention (and money, apparently!) Growing your blog traffic by boosting your Pinterest traffic is one of the most well-known methods of growing "the right" engagement. In my first ever month of blogging, my Pinterest had an amazing growth [...]

Busy Mum Beauty Tips: Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer

2019-02-05T00:17:05+00:00LifeStyle|

Busy women and busy mothers should be allowed to get their beauty on too! Have you joined my 21-Day Self-Love Challenge yet? On one of my visits to Boots, I asked a sales assistant for the best primer they had. I also mentioned that my nose area and T-Zone had become very dry recently (strange [...]

Quick Tips to Make Dinner Time Less Stressful

2019-02-05T00:02:24+00:00LifeStyle|

As a working mum, I have too often been in the position of not getting home until late and then having to feed myself and Squidge something healthy before bedtime. If you have been in this position before, you probably felt as stressed as I once did!   By the time you have finished figuring [...]

Living with a Heart Condition: Cardiac Rehab

2019-02-04T23:10:20+00:00Cardiomyopathy, LifeStyle|

I recently completed the final stage (Stage 4) of my Cardiac Rehab programme! HERE IS A SHORT INSTA-VID OF ME DOING STAGE 3 AT THE GYM!   Cardiac Rehab (short for Rehabilitation) is a programme dedicated specifically to people with a heart condition, that has, or will affect their daily lives.   My Dilated Cardiomyopathy [...]

Day’s Out in London With a Toddler: London Zoo

2019-02-04T22:57:40+00:00LifeStyle|

My mumsie (Aka Squidge's Nanna) and I took Squidge on a day-trip to London Zoo. Squidge is at such a great age for discovery right now.   Although she doesn't understand what a Lemur or Penguins actually are, she still had a LOT of fun talking to the animals at the zoo!   Whenever we [...]

Exercise Resources for Complete Beginners

2019-02-14T12:48:36+00:00Cardiomyopathy, LifeStyle, Personal Growth|

Regular exercise is proven to improve heart health and mental and emotional well-being. Exercise is also known to reduce stress and help to prevent depression and anxiety. This list is a short collection of completely FREE resources to get you started on your fitness journey. You should always make sure you allow enough time in [...]

Living with a Chronic Illness: 6 Simple Survival Tips!

2019-02-04T22:23:58+00:00Cardiomyopathy, LifeStyle|

Just three months after the birth of my first child in January 2017, I was diagnosed with Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure. I was devastated! I freaked out...did NOT take the news well at all! Once I started to pick myself up, I found certain things that really made me feel better about the whole [...]