With this week being Mental Health Awareness week, I felt I needed to give my two pennies worth. Being someone who has suffered with anxiety and depression, I know all too well of the importance of this week. This year's theme is kindness and that doesn't just mean being kind to other people, but also … Continue reading Be Kind This Mental Health Awareness Week
I've seen a quote floating around recently that says "self care is not selfish" and I definitely needed that reassurance. For someone who is admittedly way too hard on themselves, it gave me the nudge I needed to take a step back. It's true though, taking time out for yourself feels selfish because we're told … Continue reading Time for Self Care
Have you ever been asked, "you have so much to be happy about, why can't you just focus on those things?" I sure as hell have and my feelings towards this comment reignite every single time. I'm going to do that thing where I drone on about the importance of mental health again, especially when … Continue reading The Mind Matters
**A personal post warning - mentioning of skin picking, scarring, blood and mental health disorders** I recently watched a YouTube video by the lovely Kiera Rose talking about her struggles with dermatillomania which is a skin picking disorder also known as excoriation disorder. Kiera explained how she has problems with scratching and picking at areas … Continue reading Dermatillomania and Me?
A few months back, in November to be precise I went to see Ruby Wax at the Warwick Arts Centre as part of her Frazzled tour. If you want to know a little bit more, you guessed right, I blogged it - have a read here. Mum and I snapped up one of her books, Sane … Continue reading The Six Week Mindfulness Course
I recently went to a pamper session with friends and family hosted by my lovely pal Romily and her mum. The evening was run by a local beautician from Tropic, a cruelty-free and 100% vegan health & beauty brand; the party is an event hosted each year and it's bloody amazing! So before I get to delve … Continue reading Testing Tropic Skincare
If you don't like Lush I would advise you stop reading now!Brace yourself for some Lush related madness. I love all things Lush honestly, as soon as I walk into any shop I feel like I have been transported into a bath bomb filled heaven. They have so many goodies worth having a nosey at … Continue reading Lush Halloween Haul
Yes, I know you've probably seen and heard a lot of talk about mental health recently in the media and online but this is a good thing, people are starting to accept it more and understand that it is just as important as physical health.I wanted to have a little discussion about the importance of … Continue reading Let’s Talk Mental Health!
You know you really love a product (makeup, skincare etc) if you have managed to hit pan or get to the bottom of the pot. This doesn't happen very often with the items that I have because I like to try new products all of the time, so unless I really love something I won't … Continue reading Beauty, Skin and Haircare Product Empties
Finally, it's the weekend! The last few days have been an absolute whirlwind with my graduation yesterday but more about that in another blog post.I wrote a post about this time last year about how I had been meaning to sort out my skincare routine. I talked about the Vitamin E Skincare range from Superdrug, … Continue reading Updated Skin Care Routine