My Mental Health – Where I’m At.

So I wanted to write this for a couple of reasons really. 1) Because sometimes I’m not even sure where I’m at myself, and I feel like writing it down can make things a little clearer. 2) I realised that though I’ve mentioned living with mental illness on here & on Instagram, I’ve never really…

Christmas Blog: Week 1 – Feeling Festive!

I jest you not, as I write this, I’ve got my Christmas playlist on. Specifically, Kermit the Frog singing ‘One More Sleep ‘Til Christmas’ from a Muppets Christmas Carol. It’s actually up there as one of my fave Christmas tunes, and I can humbly say with a great big bucket of enthusiasm, that I’ve got my…

Turning 26 – & Being Ok About It

I know what you’re thinking: “why would you NOT be ok about turning 26?” “26 is YOUNG, what’s the matter with you?!”  & you would be right! 26 is young. But what I’ve had to teach myself to ‘be ok’ about, is that by 26 I expected more of myself.  Do you ever feel like…

Mini Beauty Haul (on a budget!)

Anyone who knows me well, will know that I flippin LOVE a bargain. The reductions counter in ASDA, a good charity shop rummage, a cheeky barg off of eBay, not to mention a good old fashioned sale in the shops (though you will NOT find me queueing up outside Next on Boxing Day. I shall…

9 Ways to Wind Down

So as you may have guessed, I am all about trying to find ways to look after myself at the moment. Mentally/emotionally/physically – I’m especially keen on shaking off any stress before bed. So this week I thought I’d share with you a few things I do to wind down both mind and body.  CANDLES. I literally…

New Month, New Beginning.

Pinch, punch! …Second day of the month. Oh.. So a new month normally means naff all. However! I’ve decided that for me, a new month – this month – my birthday month – is going to mean a fresh start.  I’ve recently come to some realisations: Number 1 – you can’t expect to be happy…