How to Motivate Yourself to Work Hard

  Happy Wednesday. It’s officially hump day, I’m back in the office and I’m feeling inspirational. However, procrastination is a condition many of us have to live with. It’s now become a way of life for many, including myself occasionally;…

My Workout Essentials | Volume II

About a year ago, I did a post called “My Workout Essentials” and featured some of my favourite gym accessories and must haves. Well, now that time has passed, I still have some faves, but the list has changed for…

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That Stripe Life

There are so many tales about wearing stripes – which direction makes you appear skinnier or slimmer? I’ll never know. Being totally honest, I don’t actually care. I like stripes no matter what direction they’re going in. I know I…

The 10 Best Things About Quitting My Job

I quit my job well over a year ago, and I haven’t felt happier. Honestly, living a simpler life has done wonders for me. Sure, less money isn’t great, but a heavy heart isn’t something I want to live with…

A Sprinkle of Pattern

I’m wearing a leather jacket in August. Seems weird, but with the “summer” Yorkshire’s been having at the moment – it’s completely justified. That’s one thing I will never be able to get go of. Leather jackets (faux) are the…

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The Playsuit: A Summer Essential

There have been many occasions, where I’m attending an event, going out, or heading to a party and have no idea what to wear. It’s 300 million degrees out, it’s super sweaty and I’m too lazy to find a top…

5 Ways to Stay Healthy This Summer

The summer is upon us and it is the perfect time to get outdoors and have fun. Already on Anika May we set out 5 achievable summer goals that we believed would make the summer that bit more special. In…

5 Achievable Summer Goals

Summer is well underway at the moment, and I’m loving every minute of it. Despite the sudden heat in the UK, which everyone seems to be dealing (struggling) with in their own way, I’m welcoming the rise in temperature. Summer…

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My Summer Bling Wishlist with Gemporia

I can be really weird when it comes to jewellery. Sometimes I forget I own it, sometimes I completely drench myself in diamonds and sometimes I like that one staple piece that blows an outfit out of the water. Either…

Annika Nail Polish | Review

Since I stopped wearing acrylics, it’s my duty to now hunt down as many nail polishes as I can. So far I’ve been doing pretty well, but I do occasionally struggle with polishes that won’t chip within the first two…

Totally Thrifted

I recently spent a whole day at Alton Towers, also known as my favourite place on Earth, and I always want to wear something comfortable but inexpensive as I’m the one girl that loses a jacket (or a shoe) whenever…