Life As Marie

Welcome to my corner of the interweb, where I share the lessons I've learnt, my thoughts on why our stories have the power to change the world and the adventures of being unapologetically me.

Be The Support You Didn’t Have

You’re drowning in your current situation. You know there’s a way out, a way forward, a way through. You know there’s something you’re not seeing but you don’t have the energy or the resources to access help. It’s a lonely place to be, a frightening place and it feels...

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I’m Not A Writer

That headline is not an admission, I am a writer, it’s just a statement that I have heard a few times over the last couple of weeks. Hearing the words ‘I’m not a writer’ from someone who, well, isn’t a writer is fair enough. However, I’ve heard those words from people...

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You Don’t Have To Write The Book

That might be a slightly weird thing to read if you’re used to me wittering on about the joy of all things book, but it’s true, you don’t have to write the book.   How do you know if it's fear that’s stopping you or whether you genuinely don’t want or need to...

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The Cold Cuppa Test

For anyone that knows me, you’ll understand that this is a big day for me. I will, of course, be celebrating International Tea Day with a cuppa, or twenty. I thought this would be the perfect day to share my ‘cold cuppa test’ with you as it’s something that has...

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