“I hope we still…” Things I’d like to remain in the ‘new normal’

Complete lock down feels like a distant and surreal memory to me now. Thinking back it doesn’t seem real that I spent 12 weeks isolating in the house and trying to keep safe from the virus that has devastated the world. While we are still seeing localised lock downs in some areas of the UK,Continue reading ““I hope we still…” Things I’d like to remain in the ‘new normal’”

My favourite plastic free swaps and eco advice.

It’s hard to go anywhere or do anything now without hearing about how humans are affecting the planet. We are consuming too much, producing too much waste and polluting our planet with rubbish and plastic waste. I started looking for ways that I could help after the legendary David Attenborough put a program on theContinue reading “My favourite plastic free swaps and eco advice.”

How has the lock down changed my relationship with money?

I’ve always had a love, hate relationship with money. When I was younger I was always a spender, as soon as I got my pocket money it would be burning a hole in my pocket to be spent. I never thought about saving for the future because when you’re 10, you don’t. Having that bagContinue reading “How has the lock down changed my relationship with money?”

Learning to let go, my journey to minimalism.

When I was younger I used to keep everything. If I picked up some pebbles on the beach I’d become attached to them and keep them, the same with toys, clothes, books and anything else you can imagine. My bedroom was bursting at the seams, I had bags of stuff in my parents loft thatContinue reading “Learning to let go, my journey to minimalism.”

My favourite self help/lifestyle books

With May being mental health awareness month and today marking the beginning of mental health awareness week, I thought it was the perfect time to do a review of the best self help and lifestyle books I’ve read. I’ll also include what I’ve got next on my book shelf to read. I am one ofContinue reading “My favourite self help/lifestyle books”

Not another lock down blog

We’re probably all aware by now of the awful pandemic that’s sweeping the globe. We are spending more time than ever at home and as strange as this whole situation is, I’ve tried to use the time to slow down and reflect. Now, some people are hating not being able to go out and doContinue reading “Not another lock down blog”

Ding dong, Delivery!

I’ve written this post to describe what anxiety is like for me. Everyone is completely unique, anxiety affects everyone differently as well and this is my own experience and isn’t representative of all sufferers. I have written this post firstly to process my emotions for myself but also to share what it can be likeContinue reading “Ding dong, Delivery!”

You can find happiness in a hairbrush!

I’ve always made do throughout my life with either the thing that’s on trend and everyone has, the thing that’s cheap or on offer or the thing that’s still got life in it so why would I replace it.  I kept the same hair dryer for years that was a hand-me-down from my Mother, untilContinue reading “You can find happiness in a hairbrush!”

You have to be rich to have a dietary requirement

Around three times a week, I go to the coffee shop across the road from where I work to get a hot chocolate before I start my day. I’ve been going for a good couple of months and every time I am charged £2.55 for the pleasure. Now the price doesn’t bother me, what doesContinue reading “You have to be rich to have a dietary requirement”

I’m not sure how I’m going to drive home!

One of my new years resolutions is to do more exercise. (Well, I say do more, just do really.) There’s a few reasons why I’ve chosen this as a 2020 goal. It will help my anxiety by releasing all the feel good hormones, I would like to be fitter and stronger, and if I goContinue reading “I’m not sure how I’m going to drive home!”