The Ciara Chronicles Turns 1!

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On the 27th of September 2016, The Ciara Chronicles turned one. One! That means that I stuck at something for one whole year without giving up on it. If my younger self saw what I’ve just written there, she would be appalled because she was such a driven person who was determined to succeed at anything she’d try. But my present self, a person who’s battled with her mental health for a number of years, is so proud to have finally kept something up for longer than a couple of weeks. A blogging milestone has been reached!

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Review: Most Wanted & Dancing Till Dusk

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Hello everyone and welcome back to another review of some of the products I received at the Deise Bloggers event back in August. I apologise for how long it’s taking me to get through everything but when you’ve got a full time job and other commitments, blogging sometimes has to take a halt. I’ve been dying to write this post as I will be reviewing the Art Deco Most Wanted Contouring Palette and the Sleek Make-Up Dancing till Dusk Palette. These two products have become the most used items in my make-up bag since the event. Keep reading to find out why!


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I’m Not Feeling Entirely OK.

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This is what my life has become. Applying for this, applying for that and applying for whatever will take me. Why? Because I cannot do what I’m currently doing for much longer. The excruciating feeling of waking up every morning knowing that you’ve got to walk in there for another day, put your headset on, adjust your microphone and say for the first of many times during that nine-hour shift, “You’re through to Ciara in Waterford. How can I help you today?” in your most pleasant tone.


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The Dancing Journey

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Starting The Ciara Chronicles was a huge step for little old me. It was my way of addressing and coming to terms with suffering with a mental illness, along with wanting to change my life. After almost one year later, I can honestly say that I’ve made such huge, positive changes in my life and starting this blog is something I’m so proud of.

Through documenting my life events, feelings, goals and changes, it’s quite enjoyable to look over my past posts just to see how far I’ve come on my journey to self-improvement and that’s what today’s post is going to be about. A reflection on how my attitude towards dancing has changed since my blog post, Expectations VS Reality: Dance, which was written on the 1st of October 2015.


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M.I.A.

miaHi guys! As I said in my last post, I’m back at the blogging after a month long hiatus. February is such a short month, yet so much happened that it seemed to go on forever. If you’ve been following me on my Facebook page or on Snapchat, you’ll understand why I haven’t been blogging so I do hope you’ll forgive me. My post today isn’t going to be about anything in particular really, just a catch up on what happened during February and what I’ve been up to lately. But before I get started, I just want to say thank you to the people who messaged me over the last couple of weeks to check in on me. You guys are fab! So, here we go…


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Trust The Timing Of Your Life / Dance For Life

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Hi everybody! It’s a new day, the start of a new week and the start of a new month. The OCD in me couldn’t be happier that the 1st of February is starting on a Monday – wahey! Anyway, firstly my Cycle One: Week 2 blog post should’ve been up yesterday but I’ve had an extremely busy weekend so unfortunately I didn’t get around to writing it, especially when I thought this post would be more important to write about. I’ve always believed in trusting the timing of your life, and this week just showed why.


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Born 6lbs 9oz. I’ve really let myself go…

It has now been a week since I’ve started the blog and I seriously cannot believe the positive reaction it has gotten from everyone. This blog is an incentive to do something to help improve my lifestyle and become a healthier and better person both inside and out. After just one week, the change has begun. I have been in a much happier place, waking up positive every morning and just ready to face the day. I don’t remember the last time I felt this way so I would just like to say a huge thank you to everybody who’s taken time out their lives to read what I’ve got to say. *air hugs*


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