i thought that i'd been over my head for the last time.

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Topshop pinafore - Asos crochet top - Office boots - Secondhand bag - Wildfox sunglasses
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Whether I've been on a holiday, had a weekend away or simply taken some time off, I always get that dreaded 'back to school' feeling the night before I return to work. Being someone who is often either very happy or sad and nothing in between (damn my overly emotional self!), I guess I just get a little upset about leaving a wonderful time behind and feel nervous about getting back into the swing of things. But I suppose that's normal, right? My time off this week has been just perfect - my mum and I moved into a new two bedroom flat this month (after living in a one bedroom flat for 21 years!) so we've been making it feel like a home. I've also started running again after giving up athletics when I was fifteen and have been spending lots of time with my family, boyfriend and friends. 
 So, here's a little list of things I'm going to do in order to make my first week back pretty lovely. I mean, you know what they say, if you write down your goals you're more likely to achieve them!
Make time for a cup of tea every morning before leaving my house, read a book on the overground to and from work, dress up and wear my favourite clothes every day, make the most of my lunch breaks, go out for a lovely dinner or two, have earlier nights with no internet an hour before bed, go for runs around my local park, treat myself to a hot chocolate/new lipstick/magazine if I fancy it, smile more, don't bring too much of my work home and take each day as it comes. I can do it!
How do you beat the back to work blues? Love, Jazz x 


  1. You look great!
    Very beautiful!
    Congratulations on the move! looking forward to when it happens to me) I do repairs in the apartment and I live with my parents is tired)))


  2. Gorgeous. Congrats on the move! x

  3. Thanks for sharing great tips and one stylish outfit.



  4. Always lovely seeing a post from you pop up. :) That pinafore is gorgeous and you wear it so well!

  5. You're so beautiful, I absolutely love this outfit.


  6. You have such a beautiful smile! :'3

  7. Making time for a cup of tea in the morning is a must. It makes me so happy lol :) After having a super busy weekend I woke up wanting it to be the weekend again so I can rest. Monday blues were super high but I put on some music and danced around a little before heading off to work X


  8. I am absolutely in LOVE with your site and your style. I discovered you on Pinterest and then literally spent all night just browsing through your site! Haha! Seriously your space is lovely and I enjoy it immensely. I hope the summer has been well and all the best with your recent move. Toodles, Tammy<3

  9. Congrats on the move! Love seeing a post from you ;)
    Hayley x

  10. What a positive way to start a week back at work! All great ways of living in the moment and more importantly, enjoying the moments! Dressing up in the clothes you love to wear is a big one for me too, I used to think that the clothes I loved were reserved only for 'special occasions' - but then I realised what was the point in buying them if I barely got the chance to enjoy them!

  11. Love this outfit, I think leaving work at work is the toughest thing but so rewarding if you manage it!

    Maria xxx

  12. we don't see you a lot here, Jazz, but everytime you post something new i'm amazed by your vibe like it's the first time. :)


  13. I love this post! You look beautiful and I love your list, I want to do these things too.

    Sarah x
    She Was a Day Tripper


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