Ways to Help a Friend Through Difficult Times

Ways To Help a Friend Through Difficult Times

TW: Abuse, assault, rape AD | If we’re not going through a difficult time ourselves, we probably know someone that is. Unfortunately, that’s life. And it’s not always Peggy Porschen’s and trips to Disney World. I like to be as real as possible on this blog. I just can’t bare the false positivity that some …

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7 Easy Ways To Look After Your Well-being As a Blogger

Despite very adamantly saying that blogging is not the hardest job in the world in last month’s blogging pet peeves post, there’s absolutely no doubt that blogging can be stressful. So much baggage comes with putting yourself online. Let alone trying to build a readership and sometimes a business at the same time. So it’s …

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6 Non Physical Things To Declutter From Your Life

As Spring is in full swing, everyone’s all about that decluttering life. From old clothes, unwanted books, broken cutlery and old make up, we’re all obsessed with throwing things away. I’ve been like that my whole life. I don’t have to wait to Spring to get a burst of motivation to declutter my life. In …

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Ways I’m Taking Better Care of Myself Physically & Mentally in 2019

GIFTED | I’m going to be honest… I’ve been shit at looking after myself within the last few years. I mean, I attended my cervical screening when invited to make sure all was a-okay down there, I go to my 6 monthly contraception reviews with the nurse, I get my eyes checked when I’m due …

6 Facts About Fertility Everyone Should Know

AD | Many couples require the support of a fertility treatment to help them conceive a child. This could, in part, be due to the limited education people are offered regarding infertility as a health issue. It’s important for anyone hoping to become a parent to know the follow six facts about fertility. Were you …

4 Areas of Self Care You Should Be Focusing On This Year

AD | Self care is a hugely broad topic which has gained traction and attention in it’s millions over the last few years. I’d never heard of the phrase ‘self care’ once before I started blogging. I knew I had to take care of myself but I didn’t quite realise the importance of REALLY taking …

Quick and Easy Spring Cleaning Activities for You and Your Blog

Spring is fast approaching. At the time of writing this post (20th February) we’ve been graced with a beautiful day of 16 degrees, blue skies and gorgeous sun. I’ve taken a lovely little stroll with the dog around a lake near my house, trying to ignore the fact that we only have this weather due …

10 Years On: Why Has the Jade Goody Effect Wore Off?

On 22nd March 2009, reality TV personality star Jade Goody sadly passed away from her battle with cervical cancer. You might be too young to remember Jade Goody, you might have disliked her when she was in the spotlight or you might not have many opinions of her at all. But one thing you should …

6 tiny things which will improve your every day well-being

In a society where self-care has become such a huge focus in the recent years and months, we’re often told that “these are the things we need to do when we’re feeling down / ill / depressed, in order to improve ourselves” and well, make ourselves feel that little bit better. And whilst that’s great; …

The Night-Time Routine That Actually Improved My Sleep

I’ve never been one for “routines”. Morning, night, work, whatever. Despite being an incredibly organised person, I always just tend to do things the quickest and most productive way. I’ve probably watched hundreds of night-time routines on YouTube and can help but think, “what… EVERY night?” I just couldn’t fathom someone doing the same things, …