Decompress

Walking In Woods

It seems to have become the norm to talk about how stressed we are, how none of us have the time to catch up…let me just check my calendar for a month from now….how we’re overwhelmed by all the things we have to do.  Did you know over 500,000 people are suffering frorm work-related stress, depression or […]

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May Monthly Catch Up

Chatting with Belo

So May has been an awesome month.  Yes, the catch up is a bit late again…I doubt these will ever be on time, meh.  Shall we jump right in?

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Self Care When You’re Chronically Ill

Fun with friends

OK, so I’ve been thinking about writing this for about a month or so now, I think I’ve been putting it off as I’d have to admit my health has been getting worse.  Don’t panic, I’m grand mostly but also kinda not.

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Being Authentically Me

Deep breath.  OK.  So, something a bit different today, I fancied a chat about what has been going on, what I’m up to and all that jazz.  2018 is the year I’m going to focus more on the fraudy feelings, or impostor syndrome as it’s most commonly known!  I attended a conference at the end […]

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Weight Loss Journey Update

Vegetables

So it’s been almost two months since we had a bit of an update!  This is all about both my mental and physical health, you can read the first post here – Strong Body, Strong Mind.  So how have I got on?  Well progress has been made thankfully! Although it’s slow going – they do […]

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Strong Body, Strong Mind

I’ve mentioned way back in my Life Update post, that I had changed while away in Bali.  Well today, we’re talking about that – mental and physical health to be more precise, I want to work with my body in getting stronger on all fronts, my head and my body.  For years I have practiced […]

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10 Little Things That Make Me Happy!

10 Things That Make Me Happy

Lately I’ve been caught up in either work, moving out of the flat, or getting our travels organised.  This has meant my blogging has taken a bit of a side line…plus I feel like a bit of a whirling dervish, except much less graceful.  So I thought it would be nice to sit down, listen […]

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Dark moments

Darker Days

Those dark little moments.  We all have them.  Right? When we’re at our most tired, when our hormones are being asses or when we’ve not eaten!  Feed me always.  However they arrive, they do and they cast a long shadow on all that is good.  *Picture Mufasa explaining to Simba about everything the light touches..except for […]

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Café Domenica

Last week I popped along to Café Domenica for a spot of lunch with Lyndsay from Fizzy Peaches.  I ordered myself a flat white along with a classic ham & cheese toasty, which was perfect for the very chilly day. Lyndsay went with Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil, it also looked very tasty.  After enjoying a […]

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Full time Freelance | Surviving

Freelance One Month Update

I’ve officially been freelancing a month now, I can’t believe how quickly the time has gone.  I’m pleased to say I’m still intact and surviving…well just about.  It’s time for a wee bit of an update and I wanted to answer one of the questions from the first post in this series.

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The Kindness of Strangers

Christmas Story Time

Howdy folks.  Today I just fancied a bit of a chat and catch up and all of those sorts of words.  It’s not really a festive post BUT, it is almost Christmas, so I thought that counted?  Right? Meh.

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My Mental Health

mental health

OK so this is a hard one to write.  I’ve done this as a bit of a follow up to my SAD Tips post, it came to my attention that it may have come across as a bit flippant etc, which was not my intention, it’s just one of my many coping mechanisms.  Right, I’m […]

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Ways to deal with Seasonal Affective Disorder

seasonal affective disorder

I know I’m not alone on this front, the joy of the darker weather and shorter days.  I find myself struggling to get out of bed, complete my to-do lists and generally just be human.  Please note, I am very aware of how serious this situation can get and if you need to speak to […]

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Overwhelmed

Meltdown

So in the last few days I’ve had a mini meltdown of sorts.  So all the weeping, self doubt and general need to hide under a stone.  I didn’t want to keep moving forward with my start up, I didn’t know enough, there are people doing it better…all sorts of negative thoughts spinning around my […]

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