10 steps to improving your confidence in an area that you are struggling with

Confidence. The feeling or belief that one can have faith in or rely on someone or something. Now add that to an already complicated equation of self-doubt and the fear of failure. You’re fucked. Or so you think you are… If you’re anything like me and have spent years of beating yourself up over the

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10 things I can’t live without

After reading this article, I had a think to myself  asking – what exactly could I not live without and why? In life we all have our go to’s for a quick fix or our sentimental items that remind us of different moments in our lives but when it actually comes down to it we

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“Don’t be lazy, be crazy!” – Canyoning through Dalat with GroovyGecko Tours.

The day started at 6:30 am although I reluctantly got a jiggle on by 7am before making my way down for breakfast. In a matter of minutes my minibus was here. Today was not for princesses or princes as their website stated. Today was a day for the adventurous and the risk takers. I like

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Nightmare in Paradise – Ha Long Bay

Today was a day for kayaking. Despite the raining rather, we all braved it out and cruised our way along the bay. Ciara, being Ciara, decided it would be a grand idea to take a detour away from the group on the terms of us ‘only having a few more hours left together before she

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Giants in the sky – Ha Long Bay

Idyllic. These giant bodies of jungle rock boulder over the bay’s tides. Almost as if they are protectors of the lands. They hang there majestically watching down upon the green enormity below. Their silence echoes all around, you couldn’t help but be engulfed by their beauty. The weighted jungle cascades down from the rocks in

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The calm before the storm

The sound of heavy rain engulfed the room. It was rainfall in the jungle. It’s clouds spat out warm downpours that seemed to never end. I could lie there listening for hours. Serenity. I silently drifted off into a deep sleep. It was just me, my dreams and the sound of the jungle. I was

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The purpose of friendship – what do you think?

My friends are my family and they know that. I’m bad in the sense that I don’t always text them that often but they’re always in my thoughts; even old school friends who I haven’t necessarily kept in the loop. I do however stay updated with them whether it be by just having a nose on

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Overnight stay at the elephant sanctuary

This place is the jungle. It’s the home of ‘Save the Elephants’ here in Cambodia and what an absolutely terrific job they’re doing. In comparison to the elephants I had seen at Angkor Wat carrying paying tourist after another, these elephants looked over the moon. They were joyous and loud and full of life. Maybe

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