Revamping my home office for productive home working

Like many people, I’ve been working from home since the UK lockdown began back in March. I guess I’m very fortunate that my work as a digital project manager and freelance content marketing consultant lend themselves quite well to working remotely, so things haven’t been too different for me. Being …

Are you being your true authentic self?

Throughout the course of our lives, we wear many different hats for the varying roles that we take on. Professionally, I am a digital project manager and a freelance marketing consultant – I also volunteer as a mentor for a charity supporting young women aged 13-17. In my personal life, …

Why Being Productive Doesn’t Mean Doing More

I previously wrote about some handy tips that you can use to be more productive and more focused when it comes to working through your to-do list. In that blog post, I talked about being a textbook Type A personality with a constant need to be doing something. I do, …

Mental Health Matters: Imposter Syndrome

An overwhelming amount of people that I know say that they do suffer or have suffered from imposter syndrome. I often wonder how that could possibly be the case when they outwardly appear to be absolutely smashing life?  With more and more tales of imposter syndrome rearing its ugly head …

On Being A Beginner Again

I’d like to dedicate this blog post to my Grandad who very sadly died recently. I was very close to my Grandad and he was the biggest supporter (and for a long time, the only reader) of Good Golly Miss Hollie. Given the topic of this post, it seems apt …

How To Plan For A Super Productive Week

For better, or for worse, I’m a Type A personality through and through. Apparently, us Type A folk are rigidly organised, overly concerned with the finer details and thrive on structured time management. And whilst this may not always sound like a good thing see this post on the perils of …

5 signs that a company is stringing you along

When you’re at the mercy of someone else’s decision, whether that be in a job interview process, a potential new business pitch, or even in a personal relationship, it can be difficult to not feel a sense of failure and disappointment when you’ve poured your heart and soul into something, …