Dealing with your inner critic

The role of criticism. Criticism is a powerful concept; it can prompt a multitude of reactions both positive and negative. Constructive criticism can often help others see things that they would not otherwise see. This constructive criticism can help improve the way you do things with the focus on achieving something. I often look to the people close to me…

6 Ways You May Be Selling Yourself Short

Modesty is all well in moderation, but are you selling yourself short by downplaying achievements and accomplishments. Are you the type of person that cannot take a compliment or jokes it off and trivialise success. If you recognise yourself in this article then you may be underestimating your true worth and selling yourself short. My own journey into blogging has made me realise that I sometimes self myself short too, creating ‘Life With Mrs T’ has made me realise that I do not give myself enough credit.

Letter to my 18-year-old self

Being a teacher I witness younger people sometimes make a mistake that could have been avoided if they had listened to the wise words of experience. I do not profess to know everything or indeed be the wise sage that you see in many movies but I do have experience; I have made mistakes in my thirty-seven year and some of them I could have systematically avoided if I had listened to my elders.
This got me to thinking, what advice would I give myself at eighteen years old? I have decided to write this in the hope that it will bring guidance and help to others; I hope to show this to my children and hope that thy trust that my advice comes from learning from my mistakes and regrets I have.

Under Pressure; why we need to take a step back.  

Pressure is everywhere; sometimes it is good and can be used as a very handy motivational tool and can get results. As a teacher I am constantly put under a certain amount of ‘pressure’ and it is something that I thrive on to be the best teacher that I possibly can be. 

5 Things You Should Tell Yourself Everyday 

As some of you might know I’ve been trying my best to live my life more positively and try not to take all the negatives in life to heart. This is very much easier said than done as I am terrible at following my own advice. I posted recently about five things that keep me sane but I really haven’t had the time to do these things at the moment, I feel a bit miserable about that.

Here Comes the Bridal Makeup

I never hired a makeup artist to do my wedding makeup, partly due to being on a budget, but mainly because I wanted to do my own makeup. 

Beauty Filters; Filtered Beyond Reality

Do you want it all; smooth, blemish free skin, no wrinkles, a thinner face, perfect angled brows, larger lips or even a change of eye colour? This sounds too good to be true, probably because it is, but when we look at pictures in magazines and on social media we think ‘That model/actress looks perfect, I wish I looked like that.’

5 Things I Do To Keep Myself Sane.

I had been having a lazy Sunday, we have all had them; still sat in my pyjamas, strolling through different blogs and watching Ru Pauls Drag Race.

Monthly Movie Makeup Monday; Wonder Woman

It’s the first Monday of the month and that means it’s movie inspired makeup time. Each month I will do a makeup look inspired by a movie and talk about the look or the character. Last month I did the Wicked Witch of the West and I seem to be keeping with the W theme. This month of June is all about Wonder Woman, with the new movie out I wanted to pay homage to a heroine that really does wave the flag for ‘Girl Power’.

Unleash The Sass!!

Unleashing my inner sass For the past year I have been on a journey of discovery; I have been experiencing a kind of spiritual awakening that has changed my perspective on things. I have been finding my inner sass. Don’t get me wrong, I have always had a certain amount of sass in my personality,…