Phone with headphones and feather

I’m a massive Podcast lover. There’s nothing I enjoy more than getting into an episode of a great Podcast on my commute to and from work, and I often listen in the office when I’m working on admin tasks.

If you’re a fan of Podcasts like me, you need to check out these incredible shows I’ve been binging recently.

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Office desk

As someone who struggles with anxiety and who also works for a large company with around 70 employees, I know how debilitating it can feel to be anxious at work.

Although I love my job, it can be difficult to cope sometimes. So, I thought I’d put together a list of the things I do to help when I’m feeling anxious or overwhelmed at work.

Disclaimer: I am not a mental health professional and this is just a list of what works for me personally.

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Mark, my parents and I spent an incredibly relaxing (but very rainy) weekend visiting family in the village of Abergorlech, Wales.

My Grandparents moved to the quaint village of Abergorlech when I was younger, and we’ve been visiting them every few years ever since.

Despite the rain and the 5 hour journey, we had a wonderful time exploring the local forests and getting in some hiking. It really is stunning in this area of Southern Wales, and the Brecfa forests look like something out of The Lord of The Rings!

It’s always so nice to catch up with my grandparents as well as to get away from everything in this sleepy corner of Wales.

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The Red Queen series is a YA fantasy series I’ve fallen in love with over the last few years. Victoria Aveyard is an incredibly talented author who has built an incredible world and story full of strong badass female characters and seat-gripping fantasy fiction.

So, I’m sure you can imagine my intense joy (and shock) when I headed to Waterstones, Brighton on my lunch break only to see a sign announcing an exclusive signing with Victoria Aveyard happening at that very moment!

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Studio Ghibli films

I’ve been a huge fan of Studio Ghibli movies for almost as long as I can remember!

Not only are their movies magical and captivating, but they are all stellar examples of what can be created when incredibly talented individuals from the world of animation put their heads together.

Here are the five Studio Ghibli movies that are closest to my heart…

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