Reading Time: 4 minutes Hello, I’m Paula Melissa. And I’m a recovering people-pleaser. I said No to an opportunity that I didn’t have the time, energy or particularly want to do today. And the earth didn’t open up and swallow me. For a recovering people pleaser like myself, that is a major accomplishment.
Reading Time: 3 minutes When my mum was driving me to the train station to get the train from Manchester to Plymouth, she started to tell me about my childhood.
Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’ve been with my blog and I for a few years now, you’ll know I have a little obsession with being productive. And by little, I mean big. Huge. Gigantic. And another other synonyms you can think of.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Hola amigos. Cómo estás! I’ve been learning Spanish over the last month or so – kind of as a new skill to fill my time with during lockdown.
Reading Time: 3 minutes But listen – and listen CAREFULLY – 2020 is still my year. Twenty twenty is still your year. It is still our year! It’s April. Until it is December 31st, there is still time to have a good year.
Reading Time: 5 minutes I’ve had multiple anxiety attacks over the last few days. I’m a little bit of a control freak so I don’t deal too well with uncertainty. With coronavirus (COVID-19), we are definitely in uncertain times. The great thing is it doesn’t end there. It ends like it begins, with GOD.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Yes, I realise that it’s right at the end of January 2020 and we’re basically a month into the new year. And this is my first blog post. But oh my gosh has it been a great 2020 so far for me!
Reading Time: 7 minutes As we get to the end of 2019, I was reminiscing and I have noticed drastic changes in my diet and lifestyle. I think I am currently in my most happy, content place with my diet, exercise and healthy lifestyle so thought I would share some of the stuff I have learnt through my up-and-down continual battle with food and health.
Reading Time: 4 minutes On Saturday 2nd November 2019, Premier Radio hosted the Premier Digital Awards. I was shortlisted, along with four other brilliant young bloggers. Huge thanks to Premier Digital for considering me! I am so grateful. This recognition means so much to me because it is a nod of approval to a platform in which so much of my youth-to-adulthood journey has been documented (hopefully for your entertainment and edification).
Reading Time: 3 minutes This post is the encouragement I wish I was given four years ago when I was picking up my A Level results and finding out whether or not I got into my chosen university to study my chosen course.
Reading Time: 2 minutes When her uncle, Mordecai told her maybe she was created and put into royalty for a time as this, he was telling her that her story, her life, linked to something beyond her.
Reading Time: 2 minutes ‘Oh, to be so loved’ is more than a cute phrase though, it a lifestyle. It is a state of mind and healthy view of myself and my life.
Reading Time: 2 minutes I have finished my four year Journalism Studies with Employment Experience degree at the University of Sheffield.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A couple of weeks ago I confirmed a new freelance client. I will be providing social and digital media help, alongside some PR, photography and marketing support.