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The Anxious Person's Guide

The Anxious Person’s Guide to Christmas

It’s been yet another while since I did an anxious guide, and as we come into the festive season I thought now would be a good time to write one on, well, the festive season. I don’t know about you, but for me, anxiety at Christmas is just as certain as the Queen’s speech on… Continue reading The Anxious Person’s Guide to Christmas

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About Me

Blogging Behind the Scenes

In January 2020, it’ll be a year since I launched my blog. I know right, WTF? I never actually realised that people would enjoy reading my stuff and that they’d keep doing it for a whole year. Anyway, I’ve read a few of these ‘Behind the Scenes’ type posts recently, and I think after nearly… Continue reading Blogging Behind the Scenes

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The Anxious Person's Guide

The Anxious Person’s Guide to Starting a New Job

Anxiety is a pain in the hole. Excuse the crudeness, but it’s true. So much so, that simple, everyday things can become really difficult. Thankfully, the blogging community is a great place to share tips with fellow anxiety sufferers and reach out to others who are struggling. So, with that in mind, I’ve decided to… Continue reading The Anxious Person’s Guide to Starting a New Job

The Anxious Person's Guide

The Anxious Person’s Guide to Travelling | Updated!

Anxiety is a pain in the hole. Excuse the crudeness, but it’s true. So much so, that simple, everyday things can become really difficult. Thankfully, the blogging community is a great place to share tips with fellow anxiety sufferers and reach out to others who are struggling. So, with that in mind, I’ve decided to… Continue reading The Anxious Person’s Guide to Travelling | Updated!

The Wedding Series

6 Wedding Dress Shopping Tips to Help You Find Your Dream Dress | The Wedding Series

Continuing my series of wedding planning posts, no series is complete without a few wedding dress shopping tips. For most brides, this is the best part of wedding planning. How often do you get to try on a range of beautiful dresses and have people gush about how amazing you look? However, when you’ve got… Continue reading 6 Wedding Dress Shopping Tips to Help You Find Your Dream Dress | The Wedding Series

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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

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

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

Health

Why You Should Go Ahead and Book Your Cervical Screening Appointment

Do you attend your cervical screening? Research by Public Health England (PHE) has found that 90% of women would be likely to take a test that prevents cancer, but despite this 1 in 4 women in the UK fail to attend their appointment. The fact that screening is now at its lowest in 20 years… Continue reading Why You Should Go Ahead and Book Your Cervical Screening Appointment

The Wedding Series

Five Lessons I Learned While Planning My Wedding | The Wedding Series

As we go well and truly into April, we head well into wedding season. I’ve seen a few weddings come up on my Facebook timeline in recent weeks, and it’s inspired me to write a wedding-themed post. Planning a wedding without a doubt is one of the most stressful things you can do, and when… Continue reading Five Lessons I Learned While Planning My Wedding | The Wedding Series