Four Essential Ways to Unwind this Autumn

*this is a collaborative piece* 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 […]

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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 […]

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When in doubt, or the going gets tough, bake bread.

When in doubt, bake 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 […]

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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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Pamper yourself with Olverum bath oil

*I was kindly sent some Olverum 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 […]

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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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