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  • It’s late but here’s my @pullandbear mini haul ✨
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Which one is your fave???📸
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I have never ordered from there before but I think it’s became my new fave 😍 Tonight’s post is short and sweet! It’s been a long day... I hope you’ve all day a good time in the sun ☀️ -
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  • 🍃 Another day another flatlay 🍃 You have probably already noticed that I have started bullet journalling improve my productivity (minus the last couple of days) so I thought I’d share a little bit about that because I love it 🥰 -
I bought this @dingbatsnotebooks bullet journal last week and I currently use to to bullet point what I need to do each day. I’m waiting for the next month to start before I do monthly and weekly spread ✍🏼 -
I also track my mood buy using colours to symbolise how I’m feeling, this is just something I want to do for myself to see how certain things affect me etc... 🌈 -
I LOVE my instax printer it’s the best thing I’ve spent a stupid amount of money on 📸 -
Anyway, what do you do to keep track of your to do lists and other things? I also hope you’ve had a good Wednesday ✨✌🏻 -
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  • 💚So the decorating is OVER💚*swipe to see all!*
This is the first photo I have ever taken on the actual day of posting so I thought I’d document what I actually look like right now after a whole day of decluttering my WHOLE room. I filled four bin bags of stuff I didn’t even know I had stored 😅
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Honestly though, doing this to my room has made me feel so much better! Clearing out your room really clears out your head 💭 -
I am absolutely exhausted but very proud of myself (and my boyfriend) for completing this project in the space of three days ✌🏻
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I will tag 🏷 the things I used, but I can answer any questions!
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I hope you’ve all had a good weekend and bank holiday since I haven’t been here to be active 😌🙋🏻‍♀️
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  • ✨Feeling weird because I’ve been spending time sorting out my room and doing other bits before I get my routine back and I feel guilty for not being as active Online and all that jazz HOW ridiculous is that...✨
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Who else is like this? Although my screen time report was six hours a day which is also shocking! 📱 -
So, today’s caption is a little shorter but I would like to talk about staying engaged online but having less screen time! Who has some hacks or tips or anything like that 🙋🏻‍♀️ I watched someone on YouTube say they only spend five mins a day on Instagram and they still get good engagement and everything HOW 💭 anyway, comment below ☕️
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  • 💕Happy Not So Chilled Sunday 💕
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I do not look like this right now, I have white and green paint in my hair and under my nails and it will stay that way until I have finished ✌🏻💀
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I have spend the whole day starting the process of my room transformation. An impulsive thought but one that is now halfway through... Who else really acts on impulse when it’s something exciting 🙋🏻‍♀️😂
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The sickly pink wall is now white, and the wall behind my bed is now ‘emerald green’ I’m not sure what decor items to buy yet but going for a golden theme ✨ If that interests you... -
ANYWAY, I also have started making Tik Toks about the room transform because I LOVE watching them myself so, if you follow me on there you will be able to see the process ✌🏻(charlotteanndawson) 📸 -
I haven’t done anything on here today or on the blog but it’s okay... Tomorrows blog post is scheduled and life is good, and my bedroom smells like fresh paint 🎨 -
What have you been up to today? And do you like seeing room decor and transformations too? ☕️
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  • 👓 Who else here has to wear glasses or some other form of visual aid 24/7 in order to see and live ✌🏻 I either wear these or contacts otherwise I would quite literally walk into the walls... -
These are the round gold frames from the Flowers collection I think it is? The Drew Barrymore one 💐 I’ve always gone for plastic thick glasses so I decided to tone it down for now, and I love them! The first pair of glasses I don’t mind wearing all the time 😅 Although I rarely post pictures of me wearing them because who can be bothered to fix the light reflecting off them all the time?? 💀
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Anyway, today’s caption is short because I am exhausted after waking up at 5:30 this morning 🛌  Its been a good day though! Waking up earlier means more time to do things even if it’s just doing nothing ✨
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Hope you’ve had a good Saturday although it’s been extremely windy and wet! Here’s to the bank holiday weekend 🍷 (I’m not drinking wine)
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  • 💀This is obviously a photo from the other week because not a drop of effort has gone into my appearance at all for the past five days COOL STUFF 💀
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I mean, I totally don’t actually care😊 The only reason I make an effort is to take photos and I haven’t done that this week either 😂 I guess I’ve had a real week off ish (still be blog writing etc...)
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How has your week gone? If you ever need a chat my DMs are open! I hope you have all had a good week too, doing whatever it is that makes you calm and happy ☕️ 💭 I think I had a wobbly start but I have managed to solve my problems/figure out how to solve them 💕
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Today is the first day using the bullet journal and I have actually ticked of SIX THINGS on my to do list so I’m feeling great. Even whilst sitting in sweaty post gym attire ✌🏻✨
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  • ✍🏼 Today marks the start of me actually using a bullet journal and also learning how to be more creative with it 🎨 I hate not being productive; but I see being creative as the same thing SO what a good excuse to buy new notebooks and stationary to boost your productiveness and creativity in one go...
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I ordered this notebook after seeing someone else use it on here and within ten minutes I’d ordered it so I guess Instagram really is a place to influence people no matter how many followers you have 😅
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Anyway; I would love all the helpful tips I can get for spreads and ideas, so comment below your fave bullet journaling hack or whatever ✍🏼✨
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I will be creating a highlights and keeping you updated 🌍 -
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  • ☀️ Not going to lie, I have sat in the sun all day, probably given myself heat stroke and some burns on my back (because I couldn’t reach to put suncream there) and read my book ☀️
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However, today has been good even though it’s a wobbly Wednesday... My new Dr Marten sandals have arrived and I’m planning on doing a little shoot with them 🖤 and it’s also just been a fine chilled day that I think I needed...
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How often do you give yourself a day just to do absolutely NOTHING?❣️
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Comment how many times a week you dedicate a day to just pure chill time ☕️ -
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  • ☁️ Totally thought I had already posted today but I hadn’t! Here’s a picture of something pretty and somewhere I’d rather be (able to actually go somewhere different) BUT it’s all fine. The suns been out today, I’ve caught a tan and more freckles and tomorrow’s and Fridays blog posts are ready ☀️ It’s Mental Health awareness (should be all the time) so my DMs are open for anyone who needs a chat (I probably need one sometimes too so if you need to vent, I’m all ears 💭)
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I hope you’ve had a good Tuesday! Sorry this photo is late but ah well 📸
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Comment below one thing from today that has made you happy your that you’re grateful for 💕
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  • 🌈Monday that feels like a Sunday, so much so I forgot to tell you I have a new post on the blog! All about how to have a glow up at home... Not just physically, but mentally too 💭
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Have you done anything during lockdown to give yourself a glow up? I’ve died my hair and my eyebrows and started blogging! That’s about it from me though 😂 Oh and I make the effort to take photos for the gram now and then ✌🏻✨
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I think it’s important to not think you need to have a physical glow up. You don’t need to put make up on to be a better person, you also don’t need to have achieved anything huge either! If you have done a few things during this time that has made you feel better and happier, that’s all that matters ☀️ -
So, let me know in the comments what you have done for yourself during lockdown 🔐 💕
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Life Self-Improvement

How To Perfect Your Morning Routine

11/05/2020
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Here is the next edition of the routine blog posts! Having a Morning Routine…
(The best kind of routine to have)

I have written two blog posts about routines already here if you want to read them first…
Creating a nighttime routine, and how to integrate self-care into your daily routine.

This post is going to tell you why having a morning routine is important, and a few steps you can make to change your habits and create a new routine.

Learning new habits does take time, but worth it in the end! If you are having trouble with staying focused and productive, then a morning routine will certainly help.

Why Do I Need a Morning Routine?

Everyone’s morning routine looks different depending on what they need to do throughout the day when they start their jobs etc.

You will already have some sort of routine. Things you do every morning from the moment you wake up, until you’re ready for your day.

Your morning routine just might not be working for you, or it might work perfectly fine and you want to make it better!

Having a routine in the morning will just help set you off for the rest of the day.

It doesn’t need to be drastic, your routine could just involve a few important steps that will push you forward to having a good, positive day no matter what you are doing.

Your Current Routine

If your current routine goes something like this, then continue reading this post! We all do these things from time to time.
(If you are reading this during the coronavirus lockdown… We are all guilty!)
I have some posts about things to do during lockdown and how to stay healthy during lockdown too.

  • Staying in bed until late (by late I mean past morning and almost lunchtime).
  • Scrolling through your phone for an hour before leaving the bed.
  • Snoozing the alarm five times every morning.
  • Rolling out of bed and rushing to get ready.
  • Having nothing to drink or nothing to eat before your day starts…

There might be more things you do in the morning that you shouldn’t, but above are the main culprits. These things are fine now and then, maybe when you’re having a lie-in at the weekend and things like that.

However, if you have work an hour after your alarm goes off, or you need to have your girl boss hat on straight away, then maybe change up your morning routine.

What a Good Morning Routine Looks Like

There isnt a perfect mornign routine since it all depends on how your mornings go and what they look like for you. However, here is a very simple idea of what a perfectly good morning routine looks like.

  • Wake up when your alarm goes off… Don’t snooze it
    When your alarm has gone off, don’t feed into the temptation of then sitting on your phone. Stop the alarm, and sit up.
  • Open the curtains to let natural light in (if it’s still dark, turn a light on)
    Letting in the light wakes up your eyes and your brain, it also stops you from wanting to crawl back under the covers.
  • Have a drink and rehydrate
    Your body has had no intake of fluids the whole time you’ve slept! Have a drink of water before you reach for your morning coffee or tea.
  • Hop in the shower
    Get ready for the day by having a cold-ish shower, brush your teeth and get dressed in the clothes you sorted the night before!
  • Have breakfast
    Eat a healthy breakfast that will see you through until lunch! Feeling hungry will lead to snacking or spending a long time.

So, there’s a really easy morning routine to achieve, and one that will get you ready for the day ahead. The above routine will work for those who need to get up early and have a job to go to since there isn’t a lot of steps.

These following things are also a good idea to add into your morning routine. Especially if you are reading this during the lockdown and not at work, or working from home. I have a board on Pinterest all about self-care and personal development if you wanted to include that into your routine.

  • Include some form of exercise
  • Write in your diary or journal
  • Tidy up your room
  • Moisturise your body
  • Daily affirmations
  • Put some music on
  • Listen to a podcast or audiobook
  • Read something
  • Meditate
  • Go for a walk
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How to Achieve a Routine That Works For you

Achieveing your morning routine depends on how indepth you want to be, and what you want to do during your morning. If you have more time to exercise in the morning, then shcedule it in, or if you want to read in the morning then you can do so.

You will want to include these important steps, and then adjust the routine to work for you

  • Wake up with the alarm
  • Let light in
  • Have a drink
  • Exercise (if you want too)
  • Get ready for the day
  • Have breakfast

Once you have done those things, you can integrate the other activities listed above if you think they will increase your productivity and your mood throughout the day.

  • Doing things like writing in your diary, or creating your daily affirmations will help set your day on a positive note. I have a post about gratitude journalling here – How to start a gratitude journal
  • Exercising or at least practising some yoga or stretching will help your body to wake up and feel energised.
  • You might want to tick something boring off your list in the morning so you wont have to spend the day dreading it. For example checking emails, making a call etc…

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Thank you for reading this post! I hope it has helped you create your perfect morning routine…

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💅🏻 I only paint my nails like once a month so here is a picture of when they were fresh… now they’re all chipped and gross but we will present I have all this beauty stuff down to a T (does anyone at the moment?) 💅🏻 – Still on the hunt for some affordable yet super nice rings that I can wear all the time and my skin won’t go green… If you know someone who has their own shop with cute and quirky gold or silver rings DM me the link! 💍 – Today I am writing blog posts because it’s TUESDAY not Wednesday (I am getting my days mixed up) 🤪 Tomorrows blog post is just a short and sweet listicle one giving you season lifestyle blog post ideas 💡 I always search Pinterest for ideas when my mind is blank so I thought I’d write a little one of my own ✌🏻 – Also, I am looking to connect with other lifestyle bloggers so send me your blog links or tell me about your latest post! I’ll be commenting on new blogs today 💕👩🏻‍💻 – – – – – – #bloggersofinstagram #bloggervibes #handselfie #jewellery #rings #ukbloggers #lifestylebloggers #moneybloggers #healthbloggers #iwearglasses #goldnails #prettythings #bloggercommunity #bloggingcommunity #bloggerstribe #bloggersgetsocial #bloglovin #girlblogger #bloggerlife #nailoftheday #nailpolish #nailselfie #pursuepretty #lifestyleinspo #lifestyleblog #lockdownuk #lockdownlife #discoverunder2k

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  • Reply
    isobel
    11/05/2020 at 8:05 AM

    I love a good morning routine, mine starts off with skincare as that’s my favourite part of the day 🙂

    Isobel x

    http://www.fashionistachic.co.uk

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    Lauren
    11/05/2020 at 10:03 AM

    Great tips. I’m super guilty of staying in bed and scrolling through my phone for an hour before getting up.

    Lauren | https://www.laurenyloves.co.uk/

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    Charlotte Louise
    11/05/2020 at 3:58 PM

    I love this post! My morning routine has been almost non-existent during lockdown but it’s something I’m trying to work on. Will definitely take these tips into consideration, especially getting up when my alarm goes off rather than snoozing it 🙈 great post!x

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      Charlotte Dawson
      11/05/2020 at 6:24 PM

      Thank you!

      It is hard to keep a routine at the moment but I am glad that this post has helped! x

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    Clarissa
    12/05/2020 at 3:10 AM

    Thanks Charlotte! My morning routine has definitely changed now that we’re in lockdown and I’m not working. But it’s definitely changed for the better! The trick will be how much I can keep once everything opens again and we go back to work!

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