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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Pamper yourself with Olverum

*I was kindly sent some bath oil to review but all opinions are my own* I’m a busy working mum, juggling a lot. I seem to spend an awful lot of time running around after everyone else and looking after me comes last. I’m pretty sure a lot, if not most mums, can relate and […]

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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 […]

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3 perfect nights out for mums who need to have a break

Being a mom is an incredibly demanding job. With all of the different tasks that you are required to do, it may be difficult to find a moment’s peace. If you have a lot on, you may start to feel that taking a break is selfish. It is important not to give in to this […]

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De-Stressing as a Busy Mum!

*This is a sponsored but hopefully helpful post* The life of a mum is a stressful one. It is only natural. You have another person to worry about and to care for. It is little wonder that most mums get so little time for themselves. But it is so important to find ways to relax […]

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B.R.O.N.C.H.I.T.I.S

“Bronchitis is inflammation of the bronchi (large and medium-sized airways) in the lungs.Symptoms include coughing up mucus, wheezing, shortness of breath, and chest discomfort.Bronchitis is divided into two types: acute and chronic. Acute bronchitis is also known as a chest cold.” When you go to bed, with a heavy cold, not feeling particularly well, but hoping […]

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Five Ways To Escape From Your Everyday Life

No matter how much you love your life, there will always be a tiny part of you that just wants to take a break every once in a while. Family life is a lot of fun but it’s also hectic, exhausting and busy – but even knowing that, we sometimes feel guilty about wanting to […]

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Goodbye 2016

I haven’t made any resolutions for 2017. I don’t keep them. I am not planning any glorious blog triumphs or personal life goals  (ok, we are on the very last ditch attmepts to get me pregnant, but that’s not really a goal any more, more of a last attempt to persuade this body of mine […]

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