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Comparison is the thief of joy and why you need to stop it: www.FranglaiseMummy.com l Get the Life YOU Love

Comparison is the Thief of Joy and Why YOU Need to Stop it

Are you the Queen of Comparison?

How many times have you looked at someone – a friend, neighbour, colleague, school mum, family member – and said to yourself “she’s got it all, she’s got it made, she’s got such a good life”? And then turned round and compared it to your own life?… Read more

Life without social media: an experiment l www.FranglaiseMummy.com l Get the Life YOU Love

Life without social media: an experiment

Go on. Admit it. You’re addicted to social media and it’s ruining your life.

What’s the first thing you do in the morning? Grab your phone and open Facebook/Twitter/Instagram/Pinterest.

Even before kissing the person lying next to you, or saying good morning?

Sound familiar?

Welcome to my world.

Or should I say my old world?… Read more

Keeping it real on Facebook: How honest are we?

A couple of (very different) friends have recently said to me that Facebook doesn’t show real life, that it’s people sugar-coating their lives, only sharing the best bits. And it made me think….is that true? And is that true for me?

Whilst I confess that I don’t necessarily share all the lows of my life on Facebook, I would say that I’m quite candid and honest on social media in general, whilst trying to stay positive, as that’s just who I am.… Read more

Can you live without your smartphone?

In this day and age pretty much everyone I know, from teenagers to pensioners, has a smartphone of some sort or other. We live in a time when it is normal to be able to do EVERYTHING on the go. I, for one, am addicted to my smartphone, it is like an extension of my right hand.… Read more

Are you a slave to your phone?

Recently a friend posted on Facebook that she had left her phone somewhere and it felt like she had lost her right arm. Instead of thinking it was an OTT remark, my first thought was “what a nightmare!”. I am the first to admit it, I am a slave to my phone.… Read more