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Why We Stop to Stop Comparing Ourselves to Others

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Our First Trip After I Stopped Travel Blogging – 4 Present Days …

As things start to shift in mine and Dave’s lives, I’m looking back on some of the amazing travel adventures we’ve had over the last two years. We’ve explored the East and South Coast of Australia, The North Island of New Zealand and some of the South Island too. It’s…

Creating Boundaries at Work and Home

Boundaries, in my opinion, is a very misunderstood concept and I believe boundaries at work and home have a huge role to play in adulthood. Many of us are familiar with boundaries from a young age. If we’re lucky enough our parents enforce boundaries and then so do our teachers…

Some Thoughts on Self Sabotage

This week has given me all kinds of food for thought. I’ve been jotting paragraphs down in my journal here there and everywhere which has led to me ultimately writing this blog post. The last week has been somewhat of an emotional rollercoaster for me as I launch myself into…

Why I’ve Started a Podcast

Podcasting, where do I start with this one.  I don’t know about you but I absolutely love podcasts. I’m a natural-born book lover, I’d choose books over movies any day of the week. When I was little my head was always nestled inside a book and still is. I think…

Healthy Habits to Adopt as a Nursing Version

Personally, I always feel like there’s a negative connotation attached to the word ‘habit’. I think it’s because as children and throughout society we always use the phrase ‘it’s just habit’ as a negative. For example, biting our nails, picking our eyelashes, snoozing the alarm. We do these things out…

How I Want 2020 to Look – A little reflection using 5 words

If you’ve been following me along here at Alicia Overseas for a while then you’ll know that it’s been an interesting year.  A year full of discovery and reflection. A year where I’ve learnt so much about how I want my life to look and how I can get it.…