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10 Random Facts About Me Tag!

This isn’t my usual type of blog post but I’ve been tagged by the awesome Dafra from DafraStar and so here I am! Also, I hope the blogosphere doesn’t punish me for using pictures from the same shoot as my last post… This is an impromptu piece and your girl does not have any more pennies to spend on pretty… Read more →

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The Face Behind the Schmile..:)

I could sit here and tell you about the many reasons for which I attempted to keep my blog anonymous, but the aim here is personal development and sharing my fears won’t teach you anything. Instead, I’ll reveal to you what deciding to reveal the face Behind the Schmile..:) has taught me and what I have overcome. Confidence It’s very… Read more →

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Self-Care is Harming You

Yes, I said it and I’ll say it again. Self-care is harming you. What is Self-Care? First of all, we need to define this thing that I am claiming does damage to you. According to the self-care forum, “self care is about identifying your own needs and taking steps to meet them” This probably doesn’t sound like a bad thing… Read more →

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Confrontation: Make a Strategic Choice

One of the very first lessons I learnt when I began my self-development journey was that confrontation is necessary. With my blunt nature, putting my new found knowledge into practice wasn’t too difficult; the major challenge was dealing with the responses and understanding what necessary really meant. What is Confrontation? According to my trusty source Dictionary.com,  confrontation can be defined as:… Read more →

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Authority over Anger

Anger: 1: a strong feeling of displeasure and belligerence aroused by a wrong; wrath; ire Source: Dictionary.com Emotions are a crazy thing and often we struggle to control them; mostly because we feel it isn’t possible. But I recently learnt that this isn’t the case. I was full of anger on one random evening and I called a friend to… Read more →

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1 Year Anniversary #GIVEAWAY

Behind the Schmile..:) is turning a year old! I’m so grateful for all of your support and the growth over this past year! To celebrate I’m hosting my first ever a giveaway and there will be THREE winners! Prize: £25 Amazon Gift Voucher How to Enter: Subscribe to the Newsletter via Email Engage on the following social media platforms to… Read more →

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Beware of ‘Uncles’

Today’s post is a rant for readers my age, a word of advice to readers slightly younger and hopefully a word of enlightenment to readers much older. The subject: uncles It’s an unfortunate reality many young girls face- not one that I believe requires any form of legal action in most cases, but one that is too greatly overlooked and… Read more →