Last week I published an article I had been wanting to write for a long time. I opened up about something that is really close to my heart. After getting into £20,000 debt in my twenties, I talked about how I quit my job, dealt with my money issues and now travel full time. Now I want to tell you to quit your job. Part of my story began when I left/ quit my first 'proper' job after University and became self-employed, when I had no money or idea what I was going to do. I was definitely … [Read more...] about 10 Reasons to Quit your Job
In the middle of an industrial estate in Estonia, in an unmarked office, a Russian speaking Tattooist drew me a Bee Tattoo. A post shared by Anna Smirnova (@panda_ann_) on Jun 2, 2017 at 9:09am PDT Why a Bee Tattoo? This Tattoo is about sticking together, and the Manchester Tattoo Appeal which was started by tattoo artist Sam Barber has already raised £296K. Hundreds of people across Manchester and the UK found a way to symbolise solidarity: by getting a bee tattoo. The … [Read more...] about Choose Love: The Meaning of my New Tattoo
As the saying goes, 'You have the same number of hours in the day as Beyonce'. Admittedly, we may not have the vocal talent or the pushy parenting that she experienced, but I really like this quote. But how EXACTLY can you plan and reach your Goals? Keep reading for a step by step guide and a free planning sheet. Its a stark reminder that we all get the same 1,440 minutes every single day. And what makes us all different is how we choose to spend that time. After my 33rd birthday last … [Read more...] about Create Your Best Year Ever!
At the end of 2016, it seemed the UK went crazy for the Danish Concept of 'Hygge'. A lifestyle choice that means warmth, cosiness and friendship. After spending five weeks in Denmark, I have had the chance to experience Hygge first hand, living and talking to Danish people all over Denmark, to really get an idea of what it is all about. It doesn't look like the idea is slowing down in 2017 either. During a time of Brexit, Political Change and frightening headlines, it's more important then … [Read more...] about Free Email Course: How to be Hygge
What qualifies me to talk about Adventure Planning? When I had a house, the first thing in the morning and last thing at night I saw was a massive map of the World, with a second one framed and propped up on the kitchen counter.I want to constantly remind myself what a vast place we live in and how much there still for me to explore. Adventure is in my blood. Over the years I have travelled a lot. When I was 17 I learnt to dive and through that travelled to Europe and Asia before University. … [Read more...] about 5 questions to ask when planning an Adventure
What phone apps do you use everyday to help create routine? I'm always intrigued by the systems and processes people use everyday to improve their lives. Below I have listed out my favourite everyday productivity apps. I use these daily to help me keep on track. I don't actually have a phone contract while I travel, so I use my phone on wifi, and apps, podcasts and social media are my jam on my phone! 1. Sleep Cycle FREE This app analyses your sleep and makes sure to wake you up at … [Read more...] about My top five FREE & USEFUL Phone apps