I am your friend – a book of hope.

*This is a review post* Mental health awareness is a passion of mine. The book “I am your friend, a book of hope” is a little book that fits into a bag or a pocket and is filled with simple but meaningful quotes and words to encourage and lift someone up. The author, artist, and […]

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Mental Health Challenges in Schools today.

There are many mental health challenges in schools today. There is a lot of pressure on children, with the rise of social media use, substance abuse, bullying, exam pressure, and lack of support systems to help parents navigate and manage their children’s needs. Education experts and mental health specialists are working together to try and […]

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Beating the January blues.

*This blog post contains an affiliate link that if you click and make a purchase earns me a small amount of revenue* I find January the hardest time of the year. I generally feel like British winters want to kill me, or at least try and break me, and for me, winter has become all […]

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Taking a year. Taking time for us.

From May last year we declared that we were “taking a year”. We took time out. Why? Last year, we faced 2019 hoping that after what had been a brutal few months ending 2018, we would have a peaceful and gentle few months. Some issues we had dealt with had left us feeling bruised and […]

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A moment of calm to de-stress

*I was kindly sent products to review for this post, sharing how I find a moment of calm or two each day, as a busy working mum, but all words are my own* My life is somewhat busy and mostly crazy, and as a full time working mum, who also home schools there are very […]

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I have forgotten how to relax

As I work through the issues and triggers around my anxiety and spend time in therapy, areas of my life are being scrutinized and turned over. My therapist recently asked me “what do you do to relax, do you know how to relax?” I thought hard for a few minutes and the only reply I […]

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