Today Tuesday, 20th October 2020
Superkey 🎢

💖 Live your life like you love it





If you know Sophie (me) from online web pages, you will know that for the last few years I have had interesting self employed jobs in sports and cricket. However, I decided to sign back onto job centre plus to see what options might be out there for me.

I found the first few weeks quite encouraging, as I was able to finish a course on business essentials with a small training provider and I quickly got an interview at a competing leisure company.

Then I decided to sign back on, I re-aligned my focus to work in the central Bristol area where I live. I soon learned that what was needed was a top notch CV and to sign up to some job websites. Shortly afterwards I found a charity company recruiting Fundraisers for Cancer Research. I had a really great time as I was able to travel for 5 weeks to Wales, where we canvassed local housing estates.

After the role wasn’t made permanent, I left with more of a passion for walking and charity interests. I tried to keep up most of my commitments, and so I soon found I could walk for 1 -2 hours comfortably a day.

I did some money management evenings with my mum who is an absolute star and she helped me to see that I had unhealthy thinking and habits around money. Once I realised that I can be very impulsive with money, I started to be able to stop myself before taking out cash. I started to visit the local branch and even got to know some of the young staff by name.

I reviewed my sleep hygiene and found that having the internet at home was contributing to internet activity in the late evening, and a poor start to the following day. I found a few local libraries where I can log onto the internet during the day and have a chat to the library staff for a couple of minutes if I’m feeling wobbly.


Freelance blogger and IT developer

Related Posts

What do you think of the content?

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Read also x

%d bloggers like this: