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Mental Health & Wellbeing

5 Easy Self Care Tips

Self care is a phrase that we see quite a bit lately. This Psychology Today article defines it simply as you taking care of you. But why is it so important? Mental health charity Mind says that self care techniques, along with general lifestyle changes can help us to manage mental health problems and the… Continue reading 5 Easy Self Care Tips

About Me

My Handbag Essentials

I was quite reluctant to write the whole what’s in my bag blog because I wasn’t sure if anyone actually cared. I’m not famous and I’m not any kind of influencer, so why would anyone be bothered? But actually, I’ve seen a fair few “What’s in my bag” posts across the blogging community so I… Continue reading My Handbag Essentials

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TV

My Top Ten Episodes of The Big Bang Theory

16th May 2021:It's almost 2 years since the final episode of The Big Bang Theory aired, so I thought now would be a good time to re-share an old post! When I first wrote this post on the 23rd May 2019, the final ever episodes of The Big Bang Theory were airing in the US.… Continue reading My Top Ten Episodes of The Big Bang Theory

Mental Health & Wellbeing

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019: Body Image

As you may have already heard, the 13th to 19th May is Mental Health Awareness Week. Every year, the Mental Health Foundation campaigns to raise awareness for a range of different topics, including stress, relationships, alcohol and friendship. This year’s theme is body image. It was found that a staggering 30% of adults have been… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2019: Body Image

The Wedding Series

Wedding Craft Ideas for When You’re Crap at Art | The Wedding Series

Update: 10th August 2021 - Weddings are finally back on! To celebrate, I'm re-sharing some of the posts from my Wedding Series, where I shared memories and tips I learned in the run up to my own wedding day. Largely because after over a year of planning, I couldn't quite accept that it was over.… Continue reading Wedding Craft Ideas for When You’re Crap at Art | The Wedding Series

Blogger Awards & Challenges

The Sunshine Blogger Award

Wednesday marked my first blogger milestone, as it were. I signed into Twitter during my lunch and discovered that the lovely Ruth (aka. ThatAutisticFitChick) had nominated me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. Ruth writes a fantastic food and fitness blog, that also tackles dealing with the challenges of living with autism. She offers insight into… Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award

Mental Health & Wellbeing

Anxiety Essentials I Can’t Live Without

For today’s post, I’ve decided to share what I call my DIY anxiety attack survival kit. Over the years I’ve accumulated a number of anxiety essentials that I find useful or comforting during an attack. These range from things to help with the general symptoms I get to a few things that are useful for… Continue reading Anxiety Essentials I Can’t Live Without

Life Lessons, Memories & Experiences

27 Lessons

The 4th May 2019 is my 27th birthday. I’ve learned a few lessons over the years, some of which are quite important, some of which are just little things I’ve picked up. So for a special birthday post, I’ve compiled a list of 27 things I’ve learned in my 27 years. Enjoy, and maybe even… Continue reading 27 Lessons