My Journey: Learning To Live With Grief…

Hello, I hope you’re okay? If you’re reading this, then I’m assuming that you’ve lost someone. For that, I’m truly sorry for your loss. My Nana passed away at the end of June and life has been – I’ve sat here for five minutes thinking of a word for how life has been, but I’m … Continue reading My Journey: Learning To Live With Grief…

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The A-Z of Self-Care…

The art of self-care is essential to our well-being and sometimes it requires a lot more than a bubble bath and a Lush face mask to start feeling good about ourselves again. Popular media would have us believe that self-care can be cultivated by drinking plenty of water and practicing mindfulness activities once in a … Continue reading The A-Z of Self-Care…

Losing weight is weird when you’ve spent most of your life fat…

I was probably around 12 years old when I realised that I wasn’t built like the rest of the girls my age. Whilst other girls bloomed into teenage-hood, I just bloomed. Along with my ever-increasing waist-line, my early teenage years (and subsequent young adult years) were fraught with low self-esteem, being bullied and generally hating … Continue reading Losing weight is weird when you’ve spent most of your life fat…

How to fall in love with yourself this Valentine’s Day…

Whether you're single or not, it's impossible to ignore the imminent arrival of Valentine's Day. Slowly but surely the shelves become full of all manner of heart-shaped goodies, fluffy teddy bears and rose petals. Whilst we feel the pressure to couple up on this rose-tinted day, there's something that deserves more attention than your significant other - you. … Continue reading How to fall in love with yourself this Valentine’s Day…