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Monday Morning Inspirational Quotes #32

So, for the last time (for now) here are this week’s best motivational, inspirational and positive vibes quotes. Hope they help you have a great day and motivate you to have a lovely week ahead! ❤️

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The “Be Unapologetically You” Tag

This blogger tag is called -as the title says- the “Be Unapologetically You” Tag. And this really resonates with me, I live by that motto.

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Should You Be Using the F-Word on Your Blog?

As the title says, I want to talk about a bit of a controversial topic today, which is swearing and dropping the f-bomb in blogging. Should you be using the f-word on your blog? And what’s the impact if you do? Will it turn readers away, will it affect your SEO ranking? Let’s chat about it.

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Monday Morning Inspirational Quotes #31

Here are the best inspirational quotes and motivational vibes that caught my eye this week. I hope they help you get through this Monday and get you ready for the rest of the week ahead. ❤️

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The 54321 Grounding Technique: Simple Exercises for Anxiety

I found I need to use these grounding techniques and simple mindfulness exercises more often than I used to. And, I would really like to share them with you. I made them in picture format, too, so please feel free to share them on social media so they can help as many people as possible.

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Monday Morning Inspirational Quotes #30

Posting on socials and writing blogposts feels a bit pointless to me at the moment, in view of the genocide that’s currently happening. Having said that, it is a mode of self-care and protecting your mental health to try and maintain some sense of normality. So, on that note, here are this Monday morning’s positive, motivational and inspirational quotes. ❤️

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Monday Morning Inspirational Quotes #29

Here are this week’s Monday Morning inspirational quotes that caught my eye. I hope they motivate you and give you all the positive vibes!❤️

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Is It True You Have 3 Loves In Your Life? The Three Great Loves Theory

In this post, I want to talk about the three great loves theory. I don’t really like writing about my real life in this blog, but, today, I do want to share a bit of my story.

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Monday Morning Inspirational Quotes #28

Anyway, if any of you UK people survived the storm slash hurricane Eunice, we’re here to check out last week’s best inspirational quotes that caught my eye.😊

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Monday Morning Inspirational Quotes #27

Here are the most inspirational quotes I’ve come across this week. Have a wonderful Monday and let’s aim for a great start of the week! 🥰

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As Seen on BookTok:“It Ends With Us” by Colleen Hoover Book Review

Let me just start this book review by saying this is a fucking sad book. I started reading it after oatmilkleader recommended it on TikTok, because I wanted to read a sort of light romance book. Hard LOL because this book ain’t no “light romance”. But let me elaborate.

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Monday Morning Inspirational Quotes #26

Here are this Monday morning’s inspirational and positive quotes to help you have an amazing start of the week! ♥️

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Monday Morning Inspirational Quotes #25

Let’s have an amazing day today and a brilliant rest of the week. The quotes below are the ones that caught my eye the past two weeks and I hope they inspire you as much as they inspired me. ♥️📝

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All The New Netflix Christmas Movies You Need To Watch Right Now

These are all the new Netflix Christmas movies you need to watch right now! Have you watched them already? 🍿

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Monday Morning Inspirational Quotes #24

Let’s grab the positive and inspirational quotes below and have an amazing week! 🌟 Currently, I got myself a Gingerbread Latte and some Costa Christmas biscuits selection! 🤩☕️

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13 Unique Non-Chocolate Advent Calendars For Adults

Explore these unique, wild & weird novelty advent calendars, to replace your boring chocolate Christmas advent calendar in 2021.

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6 Easy Christmas Tree Ideas For Small Spaces

Whether you live in a tiny flat or you just don’t want the hassle of getting a big tree this year, these easy Christmas tree alternative ideas are just for you!

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Monday Morning Inspirational Quotes #23

Good morning, lovelies and happy Monday! Here are all the inspirational quotes that caught my eye the past week! I’ve been working a lot in my day job and didn’t manage to post on Saturday, which kills me a little bit inside. I’m usually always posting on TikTok, though, and I try to be active…

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11 Louis Vuitton Neverfull Alternatives: Affordable Dupe Bags

What can you buy instead of the Louis Vuitton Neverfull? Now, I’ve done quite an extensive research on good LV dupes and Louis Vuitton alternatives, because I do like the look of the canvas tote bag. What I don’t particularly enjoy is the logo flexing. So, the bags I will present you with are Louis Vuitton look alike bags, yet they don’t have the flashy LV or Damier logo on them. They are more discrete yet still classy (in my personal opinion anyway).

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Monday Morning Inspirational Quotes #22

Today, marks the first day of winter and the beginning of the Christmas season (at least in my book 😝)! Let’s grab the Monday morning inspirational quotes and have a great start of the week!

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Halloween Haunted House Story: Ghost Hunt

I’m ever so excited for Halloween tomorrow and for today’s post I decided to share a haunted house short story from the book “The Mammoth Book of Haunted House Stories”.👻🕸

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Five Inspiring Books by Black Authors – Black History Month

What better way to celebrate black history month than reading books by black authors. Here are the best and most inspiring books written by black authors, in my opinion as always. 📚

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Monday Morning Inspirational Quotes #21

Here are this Monday morning’s inspirational and motivational quotes to start your week off the right way. 💜

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Painted Pumpkin Ideas To Try This Weekend

Halloween is one week away and if you haven’t carved your pumpkins yet, I have some ideas on painted pumpkins instead. 🎃

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Monday Morning Inspirational Quotes #20

A little late today, these are the best inspirational and motivational quotes this Monday morning. Grab all the positive vibes and have a great start of the week! ⭐️

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14 Pumpkin Spice Snacks You Can Buy Right Now on Amazon

October means only one thing for every autumn lover: it’s time to go on a pumpkin spice snacks frenzy! This is a list of the 14 best pumpkin spice snacks, food and drinks on Amazon right now that will blow your mind! 🎃

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How To Host The Best Halloween Movie Night

Get ready for the most amazing Halloween movie night this October 31st 2021. Here’s a list of the best new films, old classics and ideas for a very spooky night. 🎃

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Monday Morning Inspirational Quotes #19

I’ve been saving these inspirational quotes this week and they really do help in keeping me motivated. You can follow my Pinterest board for more inspirational quotes. 🙃

Wish you all have a great day and a beautiful start of the week! 💟

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The Blogtober Tag

For today, we’re doing the Blogtober Tag. As you know, autumn is my favourite season, and I have already posted some posts about the best fall movies this autumn, the ultimate vegan pumpkin spice bread recipe and what to watch this Halloween. It’s only fitting that I do the Blogtober Tag! 🍁

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How To Live Happy Alone Without Friends

The most important step to living a happy life alone without friends is to ignore what other people say. Avoid wasting time on whether people can tell you have no friends. Don’t ponder on the “why’s” and “how’s” you ended up without friends. At the end of the day, life is short.

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Monday Morning Inspirational Quotes #18

I found the Monday morning inspirational quotes below quite helpful and I believe you will, too. 😊 Also, happy October! Halloween is around the corner, isn’t it? 🎃

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Monday Morning Motivation: Inspirational Quotes #17

Good morning, beautiful friends, from a rainy England. ☔️ How are we all doing this Monday morning? Had a good weekend? Mine was same old, same old really. I worked a lot on the blog and on the social media I use i.e. Tumblr, Tiktok and Pinterest. It’s been a while that most of my…

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My 7 Favourite TV Series This September

Most of my favourite TV shows have ended or haulted production because of Covid-19. But, lo and behold, production has started on many new shows and existing TV shows have finally released their new seasons! 🙌🏽🍿

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Monday Morning Motivation: Quotes That Will Inspire You #16

Got a bit of a cold (NOT the you-know-who virus🤞🏽) but do have to go to work. So, let’s look at these Monday morning motivational and inspirational quotes, and have a great start of the week! 💋

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Book Review: “The Dreamers” by Karen Thompson Walker

Today we will be reviewing one of the Marizé bookclub books “The Dreamers” by Karen Thompson-Walker. 📚

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Monday Morning Motivation: Quotes That Will Inspire You #15

We can all agree that if 9/11 taught us anything it is to stay strong, keep going and not to give up regardless how hard shit gets. I hope these inspirational and positive quotes brighten up your Monday!

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The 14 Best Fall Movies To Cozy Up To This Autumn

These movies are set to give you all the autumn vibes, and put you in the fall mood! ☺️ 🍁

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Monday Morning Motivation: Quotes That Will Inspire You #14

Here are some positive quotes to lighten up your mood (it’s quite cloudy and meh today in South East England). 🙈

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Monday Morning Motivation: Quotes That Will Inspire You #12

Check out these inspirational quotes and drop a comment to tell me if you too struggle with Mondays!

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Monday Morning Motivation: Quotes That Will Inspire You #11

Here is you weekly positive vibes! Let’s make this week as good as possible! 🤗

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Discover What Type of Blogger You Are!

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or have yet to publish your first post, discover the type of blogger you are and what blogging personality will set you apart!

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Monday Morning Motivation: Quotes That Will Inspire You #10

Mondays are always hard. Hopefully, these positive and motivational quotes can help us have a good start of the week! 💜

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Why Intelligent People Don’t Have Friends

Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selective you become.

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Monday Morning Motivation: Quotes That Will Inspire You #9

Today we’re back with positive quotes that will inspire you! Have a lovely Monday!

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Four Easy Vegan and High Protein Breakfast Ideas

When I turned vegan 2 years ago I had to abandon my go-to breakfast options of scrambled eggs and breakfast bars. I had to become inventive and find vegan breakfast ideas, that were also high in protein.

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Monday Morning Motivation: Quotes That Will Inspire You #8

Let’s grab some positive vibes and motivational quotes and have a great start of the week!

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What’s On My Amazon Kindle Bookshelf

I had three bookcases at home filled with all my books and I started worrying I’d run out of space. Then, one day, I found a forum online talking about e-books and e-book readers.

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Monday Morning Motivation: Quotes That Will Inspire You #7

The last week of June has started, so let’s grab some inspirational quotes and make it the best one possible!

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10 More Netflix Documentaries Worth Watching Today

As promised, today we’ll explore 10 more Netflix documentaries worth watching. Check out last week’s post for the best Netflix documentaries and docuseries in 2020 and 2021.

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10 Netflix Documentaries Worth Watching Today

Your guide to the best Netflix documentaries and docuseries worth watching this month. Come back next week for part 2.

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Monday Morning Motivation: Quotes That Will Inspire You #5

Another week starts and we all need our weekly Monday motivation to get on with our obligations!💪🏽

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8 Must-Read Books This Summer

I have some great book recommendations for your summer 2021 reading list! 😁 Let’s explore these amazing books down below!📚

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Monday Morning Motivation: Quotes That Will Inspire You #4

Happy 1st of June everyone! Summer is here! 🔆 Let’s use these inspirational quotes as motivation and have a wonderful week ahead! 💜

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Monday Morning Motivation: Quotes That Will Inspire You #3

Enjoy the motivational quotes below and let’s start the last week of May with some positive vibes! 💜

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Best 90s Movies From My Childhood

In my personal opinion, the 90s were one of the best era for art -this includes movies, music and books (don’t forget Harry Potter was born in the 90s!).

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Amazing Small Businesses I Found Through TikTok

TikTok loves small businesses and can make them go viral overnight! These are my favourite amazing small businesses I found through TikTok.

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Monday Morning Motivation : Quotes That Will Inspire You #1

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been struggling a lot lately with staying positive, inspired and productive, especially on Monday mornings.

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What I Read This April (2021)

This April I read only one (and a half!) book, unfortunately. It’s called “The French for Always” by the author of the Amazon bestseller “The Beekeeper’s Promise”.

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One Year Anniversary for “the marizé”!

I wanted to pop in here this morning with a lil’ blog update. Last year, around this time, my blog went live ! ! ! 🎉 It’s been the longest I’ve been committed to a blog.

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Four Positive Things Covid-19 Has Brought

Now is as important as ever, to be grateful for the lessons learned from Covid, and to look into what we can do better when the pandemic ends. ✌🏽

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What I Read This March (2021)

In this month’s Marizé Reads I will be sharing what I read this March, and my April book recommendations! 🙌🏽

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How To Protect Your Mental Wellbeing in 2021

The past year was a very challenging one, and in my personal and humble opinion, Covid-19 had a massive impact on people with pre-existing mental health conditions.

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What I Read This February (2021)

This week I will be covering beloved Lauren Graham‘sTalking As Fast As I Can: From Gilmore Girls To Gilmore Girls“.

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Iconic ‘90s TV Shows You Will Love

These 90s TV shows were hits in the 90s and early 2000s, however they remain iconic and worth watching even today. Discover these eleven 90s TV shows you will love even today.

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Here Are Five Reasons Why You Should Go Vegan Today!

It wasn’t until I moved to Brighton that I decided to fully adopt a vegan diet, and strive to avoid animal cruelty in anything I buy -even in regards to household goods like dish soap and laundry detergent.

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Christmas Traditions Around The World

In line with the Christmas spirit, I’m posting Christmas Traditions Around The World, which is a post from my Tumblr I posted back on Christmas Day 2012, believe it or not. 🎄

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Christmas Bakes: Traditional Greek Christmas Cookies Recipe

This Friday I am presenting you one of my favourite Christmas recipes, the “melomakarona” -pronounced meh-loh-mah-KAH-roh-nah.

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Festive Reads: The Top 5 Christmas Books To Get You Ready for the Holiday Season

It took me a while to discover the beauty of Christmas literature. 📖 I first saw Christmas books on Goodreads, and have been hooked ever since.

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Happy December! Kick Start the Christmas Season with These 5 DIY Advent Calendar Ideas

Did you get an advent calendar this year? What better way to celebrate the official beginning of the holiday season, than making your very own advent calendar.

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25 Days of Christmas Classics: What to Watch This December

I love spending December (and November if I’m being honest 😬) watching all kinds of Christmas films -from classics like Home Alone and Scrooged to seasonal Hallmark holiday specials.

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The Many Secret Benefits of Shopping Therapy

Without a doubt, shopping can have negative consequences in certain circumstances, however, there are a lot of untold benefits from it. Let’s explore all the secret benefits of shopping therapy!

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The Ultimate Easy Pumpkin Spice Bread (Vegan + GF)

This year, I decided to try and make a vegan pumpkin bread. As of lately I am trying to avoid gluten, so I also made this recipe gluten-free!

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What To Watch This Halloween

What better way to spend an autumnal evening, than watching Hocus Pocus and getting in the Halloween spirit! 🧙🏻‍♀️

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The Secret to Being Friends with An Introvert

I feel a lot of people do not know how to be friends with an introvert, especially if they themselves are very extroverted. They see them as weird for wanting to stay at home instead of going out.

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Blog Mini Update – Why I went MIA

Before I return to my normal content and upload my next post, I wanted to take a moment and update you on why I went MIA so soon after my blog went live.

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When Carrie Bradshaw Wore It First: Iconic Designer Bags

Sex and the City (SATC) was undeniably an iconic and groundbreaking TV show. But what a lot of people don’t know that before Carrie Bradshaw, designer bags and shoes were not as widely worn and bought.

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Make Delicious Vegan Brownies in Less Than An Hour

As the title suggests, this is a vegan take of the traditional recipe. 😌

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Four Hidden Gems in Brighton and Hove

Whether you’ve lived in Brighton your whole life or you’ve just moved in, there are 4 hidden gems you need to visit.

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A Single Girl’s Stories of Online Dating

I still find online dating peculiar and a bit frightening. It was not until I moved to England that I became familiar with dating apps and started using them.

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