Perimenopause is a lonely old place. Younger friends don’t know it exists or live in denial of the day when all this will happen to them. Older friends don’t talk about ‘things downstairs’ or ‘the change’ because it’s not the done thing. So here I am stuck in between a rock and a hot place. Continue reading “The Questions I Wish People Would Ask: The Perimenopausal Princess Papers Part 6”
As we meander through life, we learn many lessons along the way. Sometimes it might feel like it’s not getting any easier, while other days see us fully motivated and in control. Just remember, we are not alone. Everyone has a story to tell, advice to give or optimism to share. If you are lookingContinue reading “40+ Quotes About Love, Life and More”
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, my gardening contribution mainly consisted of planting up a few hanging baskets once a year and drinking wine while I watched the other half take care of everything else. In our little garden we’ve got a patio, a few shrubs here and there and a patch of grass that is reasonablyContinue reading “Trowel and Error: How Coronavirus Changed our Gardens”
I often joke that I have an unhealthy relationship with stationery – there are pens, notepads and even post-it notes in my stash that have never been used because I am keeping them for best. Apparently I am not alone! There is even an official name for my condition. Papyrophilia an obsessive love of paper,Continue reading “Obsessive Stationery Disorder: Are you a secret hoarder?”
In the last 12 months, the COVID-19 pandemic has seen the majority of office workers navigating working from home for the very first time. We’ve been camped out in spare rooms, bedrooms and kitchen tables , trying to juggle an endless amount of video calls, emails and projects. During Lockdown when the world seemed toContinue reading “How to Re-Establish a Work/Life Balance”
Tired of starting a new diet just to fall off it after a couple of weeks? Annoyed with the progress you’re making with your new hobby? Sick of starting to write a story only for it to be left unfinished? Yep. Us too! In today’s blog, we’re going to share some tips and tricks with you for making new habits stick.
I thought I’d better try on the work clothes that are gathering dust at the back of the wardrobe. It wasn’t pretty. Then I tried on my jeans … got them half-way up my thighs and thought, shit.
Perimenopause and menopause are natural stages of life, not illnesses or diseases so dreadful and fearful that only the brave can whisper their names.
Life is hard enough right now, so let us make things a little easier. The internet is bursting with life hacks and, let’s be honest, most of them are a little bit shit. We have taken the pain out of the search and compiled our favourites that really are useful: There are so many usefulContinue reading “The ‘So Just Be’ Favourite Life Hack List”
Sick and tired of seeing another perfect post from your favourite celebrity? Hate-following someone you can’t stand because you can’t understand why their life is so perfect (and feel jealous and insecure about your own)? Worried that everyone on social media is living their best life whilst you can barely cope with the constant cycle of work, housework and remembering to put the bins out once a week? Well, don’t worry. You’re not alone!