Fact or Fiction? Investigating 5 Claims Concerning the Common Cold

AD – This is a pre-written advertorial  When you start to sniffle or feel a lump in your throat, you know what to expect. You’ve likely had dozens of colds throughout your life, and while they’re inconvenient, you know how to ride them out. But what do you know about the science of the common …

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Things You Shouldn’t Ignore For Good Overall Health

AD – This is a paid advertorial but all thoughts are my own  I’m big on self care on this blog, you’ve probably noticed by now. I’ve been on my own personal self care journey for a good few years now, mostly since my anxiety reared it’s ugly head, I wasn’t aware of vast importance …

How To Improve Sleep

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AD – This is an advertorial feature Sleep. The thing we all want more of. And the thing that life prevents us from getting enough of. For so many reasons. Thinking about how to improve sleep we’re often left with the most obvious answers. Don’t drink caffeine before bed and go to bed early. But …

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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This is a sponsored post Summer is just around the corner. Before you know it, the UK will be doused in sun cream, BBQ’s and middle aged men walking around topless. Hurrah! (Sorta) Summer seems to come around every year and I don’t know about you but I’m never prepared for it. So how does …

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 …

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; …