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Health

4 Things We Should Take Away From the Covid-19 Pandemic

This is a post I’ve been wanting to write for a while, and given that (at the time of writing) restrictions here in the UK have been lifted (many of us would argue it’s been done too early), now is probably a good time. Plus, after being pinged by the NHS app, I’m currently in… Continue reading 4 Things We Should Take Away From the Covid-19 Pandemic

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Memories & Experiences

Lessons From Lockdown: 8 Things I’ve Learned One Year On

I’m writing this post on the 23rd March 2021. Today marks a year since Boris announced that we were going into lockdown here in the UK. At 12pm, there was a minute's silence to remember everyone who had lost their lives as a result of Covid-19 pandemic. I’m sure I wouldn’t be the only one… Continue reading Lessons From Lockdown: 8 Things I’ve Learned One Year On

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Comedy

My Favourite Live Comedy Performances

When I wrote this post back in 2020, I had been thinking a lot about stand-up comedy and how much of a role it plays in my life. Regular readers of my blog will know that Liam and I make regular trips to comedy gigs (you know, pre-covid of course) and in 2019, we went… Continue reading My Favourite Live Comedy Performances

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Mental Health & Wellbeing

Anxious Ramblings 5 | Contamination OCD and the Coronavirus Pandemic 2: Electric Boogaloo

It’s been awhile since I’ve talked about the C-word properly in relation to my mental health, but as lockdown rules are very slowly being lifted (or at least, they are at the time of writing), I feel it’s probably time to address it again. In honesty, not much not has happened since you know...lockdown. My… Continue reading Anxious Ramblings 5 | Contamination OCD and the Coronavirus Pandemic 2: Electric Boogaloo

Reviewing Stuff

Send a Smile with Personalised Gifts From PrintsField | GIFTED

Lockdown has certainly seen an increase in us all sending little bits and pieces to our loved ones as a way of cheering them up. Whether it's care packages, letterbox gifts, or homemade treats, it’s a lovely way to spread a little kindness. But what if you want to go with something a little more… Continue reading Send a Smile with Personalised Gifts From PrintsField | GIFTED

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Mental Health & Wellbeing

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: Kindness

The 18th May 2020 marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week. A yearly campaign hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, the overall aim is to raise awareness and promote by driving conversations on mental health. Last year, the theme was all about body image. For 2020, the theme is all about kindness, which is… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: Kindness

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Reviewing Stuff

Little Lockdown Gifts: Show a Loved One You Care with Monogram Maker | AD

This is a paid for advertorial. While we’ve seen the coronavirus pandemic bring out the worst in people, we’ve also seen it bring out the best too, with many people sending out care packages and carrying out small acts of kindness. With the lockdown being extended yet again, a lot of us will be looking… Continue reading Little Lockdown Gifts: Show a Loved One You Care with Monogram Maker | AD

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OCD Tales

“We All Need OCD Now” – My Thoughts on This Week’s Wall Street Journal Article

I know, I’m supposed to be on my sort-of blogging break. However, when I read about a certain article published by The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday (31st March), I had to come out of my box and address it. To be honest, I didn’t really want to taint my blog with this fantastic piece… Continue reading “We All Need OCD Now” – My Thoughts on This Week’s Wall Street Journal Article