Thank you SO much for all the birthday love, I was blown away yesterday by all the messages and story shares across social media.  I had a video sent to me last night from Create…

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A few months ago I was introduced to a couple via email called Céline and Zino, the founders of the sustainable and super portable ili laptop stand.  I had been informed that they are well…

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Image by Ema Pruteanu My name is Jojo and I don’t care how many followers you have on social media.  I don’t care what your engagement is like, I care about how well you know yourself. …

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From 7 year itch to 8 year rash – Is your marriage worth fighting for?  The truth is, only YOU know the answer to that.  Allow me to give some insight.  If you have followed…

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I threw a mug not so long ago.  I threw it hard and it was full.  I like the mug, it has a pink flamingo on it with the words ‘you are awesome’, so go…

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I love the film Good Will Hunting, with the late Robin Williams and Matt Damon and there is an outstanding scene in it that gets me every time.  Four simple words are used: It’s not…

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I have had a lot of messages lately about overwhelm.  This is something I often talk about, because we are fully aware that with the rapid developments in technology and how connected we have become…

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This weeks podcast (episode 57) gave me SO MUCH to think about but most importantly it got me thinking about our dreams.  First off, do you know what you want? That’s a great start.  I…

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In chapter one of my first book, I discuss the fact that people who have a ‘great life’ on paper are not immune from depression and anxiety.  These mental health conditions do not discriminate.  As…

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I think in songs.  I want to burst out in song right now.  ‘Express yourself’.  Don’t suppress yourself because it’s bad for your health.  I had an amazing podcast discussion with Nicola Humber, author of…

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The word Dad means a lot of different things to us all.  Perhaps your Dad is your hero and always will be.  Perhaps you have other role models and people you love and are thankful…

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Music has a huge impact on me, so when I go for a run, which I am trying to do a lot more of these days, some lyrics really stick with me.  This weeks mojo…

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I am feeling very inspired this week when it comes to healthy eating which is apt given the fact it’s now officially National Healthy Eating week.  Where has my inspiration come from? Firstly, my podcast. …

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I feel very fortunate to have two sets of grandparents around, and with two young kids, it can be easy to take them for granted.   Any help with childcare is a blessing and I love…

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I’ve met people over the years who tell me they don’t dance.  It makes me a bit sad.  Keep on dancing is one of my mantras for life.  For one, our bodies need to move…

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This morning I spoke on BBC Radio about the smacking ban in Scotland.  Personally, I think a smacking ban is a step too far and could lead to extra pressure on parents who are merely…

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Last week, on the lead up to Bonnie’s sports day, we were kindly sent a book all about the famous Ziggy, the main character from a series of road safety story books aimed at nursery and…

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This week is important, crazy important.  It’s important for you reading this, it’s important for our future generations, it’s important for everyone.  The theme for mental health awareness week 2019 is Body Image – how…

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I am fascinated by our hormones and the impact that they have on us. Some examples –

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Jojo,  I was reading your article about antidepressants which mentions talking therapy for those struggling with their mental health.  Surely for some, depression is just a chemical imbalance and no amount of talking can fix…

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Last week, to cram in a bit of chill amongst the school holiday madness, I went to check out the new Guinot Lift Summum Facial, which is launching at Chamomile Sanctuary next Thursday 25th.  I love…

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Last week I recorded a powerful podcast (episode 45) all about our mindset and mental health with Kaye Taylor, co founder of SK Chase. I felt lighter at the end of it and Kaye’s soothing…

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Jojo, antidepressants dull my sex drive and orgasm and it sucks! I want to come off them but am not sure how safe it would be. This discussion comes up a lot.  We need to…

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I have heard some negative comments in reference to mindfulness such as it’s ‘self-indulgent nonsense’ or ‘woo woo’, in other words unconventional with little or no scientific basis.  I wanted to see for myself and…

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I get a lot of messages and I understand that many will experience the same issues.  With this in mind, what I would like to do is launch a series of blogs, with tips and…

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I love being in the water and swim outdoors as often as possible.  Although the small print is that I do this in a heated pool that I call my Blue Lagoon. and yes you can…

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I write in my book about self-care being significantly underrated.  We need a small dose of it daily and sometimes we need to go all out and prioritise it for the majority of the day. …

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Over the weekend, we set aside a full day to go out and explore.  Having a clear day excites me as it means there are no time restrictions, sometimes it can get pretty tiring running…

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  I used to think there was this Prince that was going to rescue me and make my life complete.  Sometimes I would think to myself ‘I wonder what he looks like, I wonder what…

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It can be hard to push the ego aside and tell the truth but integrity is a beautiful thing. One of the most memorable reviews I’ve had on amazon about my book to date came…

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When should we wear makeup and who are we wearing it for? I have collaborated with amazing humans in the past, discussing topics such as makeup and mental health.  Research shows that makeup can be…

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Children’s mental health week is a fantastic opportunity for us to make lots of positive changes in schools.  We heard some disappointing news over the weekend that a large council in Scotland are cutting all…

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I have always wanted to go to the Blue Lagoon in Iceland and I am sure I will get there one day.  The closest I have been was in Reykjavik airport in 2001. We know…

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I have been enjoying seeing loads of images of the 10-year challenge across social.  I really love the idea that we get better, over bitter with age.  As we live longer, it can become very easy to become bitter as each new…

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New Year’s Resolutions are WAY last decade, it’s all about the vison boards. Of course, many say that are all nonsense and could in fact be detrimental. As someone who loves to set goals, I…

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Working on our personal development changes our energy and our energy impacts everything. Self-Development is self-care and when we refuse to make time, it drains us.  Is it time to raise your standards?  Maybe it’s…

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I have had the pleasure of meeting and working with some incredible women this year, who are smashing all gender stereotypes and showing that they can achieve amazing things.  It is really inspiring to see. …

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Rejection can be tough.  It hurts.  It can bruise our ego.  But here are the facts.  It will happen to us all.  Rejection is a normal part of life.  Not everyone will like you.  Not…

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Over the weekend I put out podcast episode 32, which features the super inspirational Kylie Reid, the founder of EGG, formally known as Edinburgh Gossip Girls.  You can tune in here.  It’s hard to believe…

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What does the term ‘Mum Boss’ actually mean?  Can we have it all?  Can we have a healthy and exciting ambition and reach for our goals, whilst being a hands on Mum? I love the…

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I am one of those annoying people who loves a Monday.  I know it goes against popular culture.  This morning I went to do an Insta story and the standard emoji available was a Monday…

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A taxi driver once told me that the bond between a Mother and her son is really quite special.  Lots of other people told me this too, but the way he said it really stuck…

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I was recently gifted some fab festive pj’s from Pyjamas.com. If you have followed my work for a while, you will know I adore Christmas and suck it all up like Piers Morgan and his ignorant…

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Have you ever worked with a stylist?  I’ll be frank, I could get used to it.  I had the opportunity to work with Diane of Styling by Diane this year.  Diane graduated from London College of Style…

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In my book, I write about the fact we can all be a wasp or a butterfly.  I feel so strongly about this, that I had two butterflies added to my 2018 shoulder tattoo.  I…

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I have had a horrible cold for two weeks now but, as a busy working Mum, I have had no choice other than to get the chin up and bash on.  I am trying to…

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Mojo, Mojo and more Mojo. That word brings music to my ears and not just because it rhymes with my name.  When people started dubbing me as ‘the mojo giver’ a few family members were worried…

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Wow, just like that another year is complete.  I loved being 35 and I am sure that is down to all the lessons I shared with you all with my Mojo at 35 post last year.…

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I was doing an interview with the awesome Radio Forth earlier and I started feeling pretty emotional when they asked me about the book.  It has been a whirlwind of a few days and I…

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My book is now available for pre order on amazon right here and Waterstones right here A million thanks if you have pre ordered it so far – it really helps.  I cannot believe that the…

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I’m still in total shock in terms of all the messages I have had and all the support.  All I can say is thank you SO MUCH for encouraging me with this vision.  No more…

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Hi guys, I am delighted to be officially launching my new podcast, Mummy Jojo UNCUT, Mojo injection  tomorrow on the 4th of June.  The book shall be published shortly after on 18th of August. The…

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Often when we discover a hidden gem, we like to keep it our little secret.  Well many of you will know that’s not how it works over here.  We are big on sharing.  I shared…

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Image by Paul Johnston Money and motivation I was asked recently if I ever pay for anything.  I get that a lot of people still don’t understand this career that is known to many as blogging. …

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10 years ago to this day I went on a first date.  I was feeling nervous and excited.  I hid it well. It was an incredible day.  Something just clicked.  We walked for miles, we…

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  Today is international day of happiness.  Can I get a whooop?  I think it is important to remember that the state of being happy is not permanent and that is life.  Yes, I work…

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I have a confession.  You see, last week I wrote a very gushy post about parenthood and how magical kids are.  I meant every single word.  Kids are so magical.  I need to be clear…

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She thinks i’m wonderful I often doubt myself when ‘perfect Mum’ starts whispering in that fragile mind of mine.  But no, not her.  She thinks i’m wonderful.  Perfect Mum told me to ‘play it cool,…

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We were kindly invited along to Wagamama, who have recently partnered up with the mental health charity, Mind.  Two things I am mad for – good food and anything wellness related, so it was a…

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I talk a lot about finding that mojo.  In fact, I am making it my mission this year to help others bring the mojo back.  Because it feels so good to be in full mojo. …

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I suck at maths and my parking skills are questionable but in terms of emotional intelligence, I am often bang on.  I have this people radar.  My hubs is the same.  It was part of…

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Research suggests that life is best for many when we hit our mid 30’s. I turned 35 at the weekend, so I shall give you my take on it.

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Calling all busy parents I want to share a few things with you, because I know a lot of you will be feeling like me.  You are busy.  Perhaps you are busy with a job…

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Dinner Buy him some nice recipe books – Jamie Oliver has a new Christmas version out.  Pour yourself a much needed gin and tonic as he prepares the evening meal.  A happy, calm wife is…

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Dad, I missed you.  I missed you telling me I was your “little girl”.  I missed you wanting to see me and to cuddle my babies, your beautiful grandchildren.  I missed you having a beer…

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Some of my pals tell me “you aint done yet, you will definetly be having a 3rd” or “I think you will have an accident”. Well yes that could well happen as long as my…

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When we had our first baby I was the Mum who planned play dates with precision (out with nap times), enrolled our little girl into an array of classes and activities.  We baked, went for…

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I feel there are a lot of bugs going around at the moment.  When those glorious summer days (kind of I am writing this from Scotland) draw to a close and the colder weather starts…

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One of the hardest things in life is to watch someone that you love going through a difficult time. It can be hard to know what to do or say, particularly when you’re aware that…

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I have been LOVING cooking with the kids lately, it’s a time we can have a chat about our day and connect together, screen free. I had some messages about recipe ideas for younger kids…

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