Lauren
Lauren Edwards-Fowle is a professional copywriter based in South East England. Lauren worked within Children's Services for five years before moving into the business sector. She holds an M.Sc. in Applied Accountancy and B.Sc. in Corporate Law. She now volunteers within the community sport sector, helping young people to live healthier, more productive lifestyles and overcome the barriers to inclusion that they face. With a keen interest in physical wellbeing, nutrition and sports, Lauren enjoys participating in a variety of team sports in her spare time, as well as spending time with her young family and their dog Scout. Feel free to follow her on Linkedin.

Why Gaining Respect Is Better Than Getting Attention

It seems like today, people seek attention more than anything else. However, respect is much more precious than attention, and here is why. We have a mainstream culture which supports instant gratification, from posting on Instagram only to count your “likes”, to fishing for approval when talking to others around you. Have you ever paid a compliment to a friend just to see…

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5 Signs Your Personal Boundaries Are Too Weak (and How to Fix It)

Personal boundaries are important guidelines we set for ourselves in order to feel safe, secure and happy. These boundaries are formed based on many variables such as social experiences and personal preferences and can be physical, mental, spiritual and more. Some people form strong personal boundaries without even noticing, while others have to constantly work at defining these regulations. Some people may even…

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9 Signs That an Angry Person in Your Life Is Actually Just Unhappy

We’ve all encountered an angry person at some point in our lives. It may be a family member who remains closed off and withdrawn or a neighbor with a tough exterior who never smiles. It may seem that these people are unreasonably angry when the truth of the matter is; they are just unhappy. When people are chronically unhappy, it’s hard for them…

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4 Reasons Why Starting a Family Can Be a Real Struggle for an Intelligent Woman

It seems that today's women struggle with starting a family more than ever. With this said, intelligent women, struggle twice as much. Intelligence comes in many forms and can be used in different ways. Some intelligent people devote their lives to the pursuit of knowledge through research while others spend their life working for the greater good by teaching or helping those in…

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10 Things Only a Child of Overprotective Parents Will Understand

If you are the child of overprotective parents, you know that it can be really complicated to do things that your friends take for granted. You can’t just casually tell your parents what you’re going to do as you’re walking out the door! If these ten things sound familiar to you, you are undoubtedly a child of overprotective parents. 1. It’s just easier…

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5 Signs You Get Emotionally Attached To People Too Easily

It’s important to have people in your life whom you can count on, but it becomes unhealthy when you get too emotionally attached to them. These are five warning signs to look out for when deciphering whether you get emotionally attached to others too easily. 1. Constantly checking your phone for messages. One surefire sign that someone is on your mind, a little…

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8 Annoying Things You May Be Doing That Push People Away

There are some annoying things some people do that push others away. While some people effortlessly make friends left and right, others have a more difficult time. Are you one of those people who wonder why they can’t seem to keep a friend? It’s possible you have certain traits that others find annoying. Subtle actions may be producing negative tension between you and…

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If You Date a Sarcastic Person, Here Is What You Need to Know

Dating is never easy. It may become even more difficult if you are dating a sarcastic person. Even if you’ve found your “soul mate”, being in a relationship won't be a walk in the park. No matter what, there will be fantastic ups, horrible downs and probably some boring, stagnant parts in between. This being said, there are certain types of people who…

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Still Don’t Believe Everything Happens for a Reason? Consider This

Some people have faith that everything happens for a reason, while others are not so sure. Merely thinking about the possibility of the fact that everything happens for a reason can be overwhelming. Your thoughts can spiral out in so many different directions and you can question even the most minute aspects of life; “Did that yellow butterfly just land on the bench…

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3 Troubling Differences between the Current Generation of Children and That of Past Decades

When comparing the current generation of children to that of past decades, it’s easy to see some troubling differences. Many of these differences are the result of new technology that just wasn’t available in the recent past and therefore was not a problem until now. Three of the main differences between the current generation and children of the past are the addiction to…

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