AD: What Keeps You Up At Night?

Ah, sleep. The thing all of us want more of. It’s pretty evident by now how much sleep affects us. Well, the lack of it more so. In a world where everything is on the go 24/7, it’s not surprising the same goes for our minds and bodies when we’re trying to get some shut …

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Best Yoga Poses For Lower Back Pain

Lower Back Pain: Yoga Poses & Other Tips For Pain Management

AD | I’ve suffered with lower back pain for years. Which I believe has been triggered by awful posture for so long, a bad mattress and working from my bed (I know, cardinal sin), among other things. Lower back pain can be a (almost quite literally) pain in the arse. Aside from massages, pain killers …

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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 …

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 …

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, …

How I’ve Improved My Self Care Already in 2019

[AD – GIFTED] 2018 was the year I really knuckled down with this whole self care business. Before I started blogging, I honestly had never heard of the phrase ‘self care’ before in my life and I didn’t realise that taking care of yourself was such a big business. I mean yes, I brushed my …