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Top 10 things to do in London, WINTER 2019

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1. Winterland, Fulham 

https://www.winterlandlondon.com/
Step into a steamy Alpine dream, escaping the city and icy air of London as you embrace the magical settings around you in the warmth of a luxurious Nordic hot tub. An experience exclusive to Winterland, one that you won't forget! Book tickets here.

Wine 'n dine whilst cosied up in a heated igloo located in the forest with up to 8 friends, £110 per session.

There's also the option to hire winter lodges, cabins, reserve seating, visit Santa in his grotto or even to book you general entry (£5) to soak up the entirety of Winterland without any specifics!
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2. Christmas at Kew, Kew Gardens
An illumination of lights, begin your twinkling adventure at Kew this winter. Lit up with over 1 million sparkling lights, visit the gardens in a whole new light as they thrive in the darkness. The only thing you wouldn't want to see is the electricity bill each month - it's not one to miss.

Tickets for this sell out FAST s…

Booking Bali Flights | How to afford Bali without breaking the bank

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Hi Guys,


Since returning from Bali last month (September 2019), my Instagram DM's have been heaving with questions in relation to flights and how much they cost.

From Europe, Bali is a painless trek away. For us - 21 hours to be exact, with one hot (honestly the airport needed to crank up the air con, I was walking to my connecting flight whilst desperately, and strategically removing layers of clothes to cool down. Each time someone walked past me, the slight breeze they swept past with them was an absolute blessing... anyway this bracket has become so long it should be illegal...i'll close it now, bye) stop in Dubai.

The morning my boyfriend and I booked our flights to Bali, it was a rainy, hungover, November (2018) morning. We were possibly still drunk, we were feeling spontaneous and we wanted to experience a short glimpse of the travelling life without actually having to dramatically quit our jobs to go find ourselves.

Okay, lets get down to the whole point of this post..…

The impact of how you treat someone with an invisible illness

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How do you convince someone that you quite literally feel as if you're dying if you have no physical proof to support it? How do you convince someone that your body feels like a decayed corpse, when you've no scars, bruises or disfigurements to prove it? How do you deal with an invisible illness when so very few believe it even exists?

The more 'you're so young, liven up' or 'go to bed earlier' statements I'd receive, the more I began to question myself and my illness. I began to wonder whether the excruciating pain and fatigue that my body was experiencing was in fact 'normal' - a few years on, I can confirm it doesn't even come close.

I gave up expressing my fatigue after I received way too many 'i'm tired too' reactions. It often felt like a personal attack, almost as if my tiredness was the usual kind of tiredness. People would speak to me as if I chose and enjoyed to feel this way. I often would get responses from my peers,…

How to control your cravings whilst on a diet

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The #1 issue people have with diets is being able to stick to it. People set themselves tough goals and unrealistic meal plans. Instead of thinking of it as a diet, think of it as a health change and a way of life - not a strict ruled eating structure.

So, this is rather hypocritical of me since I went off the rails and piled on the pounds  over christmas - but if you're finding it difficult to stick to your 'new year, new me' diet for longer than a few days, you're in the right place. I've gathered some techniques that I use to curb my cravings and to keep me headed in the right direction.

1. Intermittent fasting - eating in 8 hour windows
Fasting for 16 hours and then only eating within a specific 8-hour window. For example, only eating from 12PM-8 PM, essentially skipping breakfast. By cutting out an entire meal each day, you are consuming fewer calories per week – even if your two meals per day are slightly bigger than before. Overall, you’re still consuming few…

11 unique things to do in London in 2018

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1. Electric cinema, Portebello



Prefer watching films comfortably, situated in bed? At this quirky cinema, you can opt in for an experience not far off. From £15 per person - kick those shoes off and quite literally, lay back and relax. To find out more visit https://www.electriccinema.co.uk/portobello

2. Shoreditch House or The Berkeley London, rooftop pool



Whats worse than being in England in the summer amid 30 degree temperatures, with nowhere to cool off? Who knew you'd discover one of these precious finds on one of the many roof tops in the city.
https://www.shoreditchhouse.com/house/pool
https://www.the-berkeley.co.uk/health-club-spa/swimming-pool/

3. The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience



'Jump into The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience – the hit 90s TV show now brought to breathtakingly immersive, genuine 3D life. It’s where teams run around madly, shout themselves hoarse, complete all sorts of tricky challenges and finish up in some lovely satin bomber jackets. Honestly, this has eve…

Scars | How a scar changed my outlook on life

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A synonym for the word 'scar' is the word 'blemish'. The definition of the word 'blemish' refers to an imperfection or flaw. I disagree.
You see, no scar should be given the authority to define you or challenge your beauty. No scar should be understood as a flaw. Scars suggest all kinds of possibilities: stretch marks, self-harm or surgery (to name a few) - so in my view, scars are marks of strength and in some instances; achievement.

Last year I beat skin cancer. Consequently, I had operations that left disparent sized scars engraved amongst the top quarter of my body. In the duration of this oppressive time, I gathered that my life was more important and precious than scars left on my skins surface. However, as I began to recover and become more mobile again, I started to doubt my beauty. Each and every outfit I sported was carefully selected on the circumstance that it covered the extensive demon scar that was imprinted on the top centre of my back. One nig…

We fear change when sometimes it's what we need most

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In a world where many of us are so fixated upon routine, unanticipated change is often deemed a negative. We find ourselves living so comfortably with what has become second nature to us, associating ourselves with those we are familiar with, not necessarily with those we are destined to be with. We allow ourselves to settle for mediocrity because we fear losing our sense of normality on the journey to seeking more.

In life, we tolerate. We tolerate jobs that don't allow us to thrive, relationships and friendships that no longer serve their purpose and we tolerate our everyday routines that are very rarely subject to change. We tolerate because tolerating is easier than facing the truth - the truth is; we are afraid to leave our comfort zones - we are afraid because we fear the unknown.

Reforming fractions of your life should direct you towards some form of success. There are two forms of success in this instance - success due to change and success due to realising the change was…