Lazy Brain: Is your mobile changing how you think?

Have you noticed your attention span is getting shorter?  Do you find yourself picking up your phone more often?  Turning to Google or Alexa whenever you have a question?  If you have answered yes to any of these, then you might need to read on … Those of us of a certain age will rememberContinue reading “Lazy Brain: Is your mobile changing how you think?”

Crafting: A Whole New ‘Spooniverse’

At So Just Be, we are big fans of anything that promotes self-care and wellbeing and the great thing about self-care is that there is no right or wrong way to do it!  Any activity that gives you feelings of having that glow around you like the ‘Ready Brek’ kid falls into the category ofContinue reading “Crafting: A Whole New ‘Spooniverse’”

10 So Just Be Blogs you might have missed …

We are feeling quite proud of ourselves at So Just Be.  In fact, we might just give ourselves a pat on the back.  And why do we feel like this?  Because of you lovely lot! If you told the two slightly inebriated women who came up with the idea for all this (we’d had ratherContinue reading “10 So Just Be Blogs you might have missed …”

Easily Irritated: The Perimenopausal Princess Papers (Part 3)

These days most people get on my tits.  In fact, not just people; noise, smells, tastes, theme tunes, phone notifications, radio DJs making small talk, the postman taking a shortcut over my front lawn that is the size of a postage stamp (lazy bastard).  I hadn’t thought anything of it – just assumed I wasContinue reading “Easily Irritated: The Perimenopausal Princess Papers (Part 3)”

Crafting: More than just a hobby!

Scoff all you like, but crafting genuinely makes you happy.  It’s probably the best hobby in the world.  In fact, crafting is way more than just a hobby! Crafting itself can come in many forms and is enjoyed by a multitude of people – not all crafters are fleece-wearing, hot-flushing middle-aged women! Men and womenContinue reading “Crafting: More than just a hobby!”

How to Train Your Husband: 9 Easy Steps to Domestic Bliss

I married a man whose mother still put his clothes out for him each day until he left home in his early 20s.  It came as rather a shock to him that I was not going to continue ‘mothering’ him.  My mother-in-law is a living fucking nightmare and has completely ruined all her sons withContinue reading “How to Train Your Husband: 9 Easy Steps to Domestic Bliss”

Lost in Festive Limbo? 7 ways to survive ‘that bit between’ Christmas and New Year

Christmas Day has come and gone, leaving you to survive that strange time of year also know as Twixmas. You know exactly what we mean. It’s that period where you don’t know what day of the week it is, you happily eat chocolate for breakfast and nobody bats an eyelid if you hit the BaileysContinue reading “Lost in Festive Limbo? 7 ways to survive ‘that bit between’ Christmas and New Year”

The Christmas Day Anti-Climax: 6 Tips to help you avoid the ‘Festive Slump’

Is it just me or does Christmas Day feel like a bit of an anti-climax?  For weeks we have been fretting, planning, cooking, cleaning, chopping, wrapping, flapping and then all of a sudden it’s all over.  Done. Finished. Huge effort has been put in to ensure that everything is festive and perfect, so it shouldContinue reading “The Christmas Day Anti-Climax: 6 Tips to help you avoid the ‘Festive Slump’”