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