The ultimate gift to myself- my morning routine

Hello, I’m Holly and I’m a productivity busy-body. I like to know the ins and outs of every little hack to squeeze the absolute best out of every situation. I collect productivity hints and tips like stamps. When I hear someone decree a certain something as the key to...

Nothing nice to say? The balancing act of vulnerability and venting

Oh Brenè… I love your work, I really do, but in content marketing across this wide brown land (and further afar, no doubt), people seem to be misrepresenting your message of bravery and authenticity. They’re skipping over the detail, instead seeing it as a licence to...

My Top 10 Reads of 2019

Whoop, there it is! Another wonderful year of reading captured in a top 10 post that actually shares 16 reads that have rocked my world. Confession time: this year my reading count is down by a minimum of 10 books on previous years due to more than a few binge...

Banishing wardrobe angst with Nicole Vine Personal Styling

I read once in Vanity Fair that as President (and probably prior and post) Barack Obama only had two types of suits in his wardrobe in a bid to reduce the amount of decisions he made each day. This makes complete and utter sense to me, but I also find incredibly...

From surviving to thriving: adventures with a business coach

You’ve heard of the relationship 7 year itch? It’s a psychological concept of feeling restless and bored after a period of time in a relationship. A slump, if you will. Whilst my marriage is stronger than ever, possibly a little too much so, according to the faux...

Why Blue51? The story behind my business name

It’s interesting- at least once a month I’m asked about the story behind my business name, Blue51 Communications. I’m a sucker for a good brand story myself- or any story, really- hence my business tagline- tell your story. Before we can deep dive into the why, let’s...