In 2019 I am choosing me…

2019 is in full swing, we are almost midway through January, and life has moved on from the Christmas madness. I went back to therapy last week, and it was ok. I am doing ok. We seem to be getting to the root of what may be the cause of some of my anxiety and […]

READ MORE

Four Essential Ways to Unwind this Autumn

It’s the end of summer, and as such we’re heading full steam into shorter days, longer nights and cooler weather. Autumn is a wonderful season of changing hues and climate, but it also comes with its own stresses and anxieties – whether they be related to work, your children, or your personal life. That’s where […]

READ MORE

Keeping going with Pharmaton

*this is a collaborative post, I was kindly sent some product to review. All opinions are my own* As a busy working mum and wife, I don’t get a lot of time to sit around just watching the world go by, and to be honest, my self care and needs do tend to be put […]

READ MORE

That’s me in the corner, baking bread…

When the going gets tough, or I am tired, or stressed, I don’t go shopping, I don’t get drunk, I don’t watch sad movies to allow myself to cry, or eat vast quantities of comfort foods.  I do things, productive and creative things.  I like to cook, but mostly I like to bake.  It makes […]

READ MORE

7 reasons to start healthy eating now to be ready for summer 2019.

Thank you to Neil from NeilWelshNutrition for this helpful guest post about getting into better eating and health habits… There are lots of different triggers that can motivate us to change our lifestyles and live healthier. The reasons to look and feel better can vary greatly, but there are many similarities for all of us. […]

READ MORE

It’s not me, it’s you…

  Something I have learned in my journey to dealing with my own mental health and getting myself into a more fixed better place is that not everyone wants you to be in that better place. Not everyone has grace for you to change your life. People don’t cope very well when someone makes changes […]

READ MORE

4 Ideas To Help You Get Back In Shape 

Having a family and working around the clock doesn’t leave much extra time for you. This is a big reason many people fall out of shape. However, it’s important you make yourself a priority if you want to be happy and healthy. Getting back in shape is a great goal to have, but know it’ll […]

READ MORE

Simple Strategies For Keeping Yourself In Check   

Your mental health is nothing you want to mess around with or take lightly. You need it for doing a good job at work, having solid relationships and functioning at your best. Without a stable mind, your health will suffer, and you’ll start to notice yourself slowly slipping away. Learn to be kind to yourself […]

READ MORE

Just for a season, I’m saying no…

*this post is written partly as a cathartic self expressive exercise, and also because I’m rubbish at explaining how I feel in person. I’ve come a long way on this mental health journey of mine, and where as once I would have just kept going until I broke, I now have the ability to recognize better […]

READ MORE