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Stop Searching For a Work-Life Balance (Journal prompts included)

The term work-life balance gets thrown around so easily these days doesn’t it? In fact, on my podcast I often find the phrase rolling off my tongue without even realising it. It completely throws me off course because I honestly hate the phrase. I believe we all need to stop…

Why We Need to Stop Comparing Ourselves to Others

Comparison is the thief of all joy. I’m certain you’ve all heard that quote before. Quotes are funny things, aren’t they? Some feel like codswallop and others stop you in your tracks. To me, this quote has the latter effect. I’m certain that comparison is the thief of all joy.…

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…

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.…

Finishing the Year as We Mean To Go On – Our …

It’s been two years since we sat around the table lapping up all the traditions of an English Christmas, family, turkey, laughter, wine, children giggling and adults squabbling. I for one have always been a lover of tradition. Waking up on Christmas morning with my mum and brother launching ourselves…