During Lockdown, we’ve noticed that it’s very easy to fall into a routine where we’re not really looking after ourselves in mind or body. The cycle of Work/Eat/Sleep/Repeat seems to occur on a regular basis throughout the week and tends to bleed into the weekends. There’s Zoom calls throughout the day, along with emails toContinue reading “Give Your Brain a Workout – Top Tips to Keep Your Brain Healthy”
Are you having problems falling asleep at bedtime? Do you wake up in the middle of the night and struggle to get back to sleep? Are you walking around like a sleep deprived zombie, desperate to rebuild your relationship with your bed? Then you’ve come to the right place because we’ve got some top tipsContinue reading “Overcoming Sleep Sabotage – Top Tips For Falling Asleep and Staying Asleep!”
Have the grey, winter mornings got you down? Do you struggle to find anything to smile about? Are you suffering from a serious case of the January blues? Don’t worry, we’re here to help! Why is it that the first month of the new year always brings with it such doom and gloom? What shouldContinue reading “Combating the January Blues”
Why hello there fellow 2020 survivors, how the devil are you doing? We hope that you’re okay and keeping your spirits up (or at least drinking them, like we are). It’s been a tough 10 months and it now feels as though our Christmas bubble has been well and truly popped. With most of theContinue reading “Christmas TV Crackers!”
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Or at least it should be. In reality, many of us find Christmas to be the most stressful time of the year. Do you ever find yourself standing in the shopping aisle so overwhelmed by the sheer volume of Christmas nibbles on offer that you have totalContinue reading “Self-Care at Christmas – Don’t Blow Your Festive Fuse!”
I put my Christmas decorations up last weekend. “Fuck it”, I thought, “I need some Christmas sparkle in my life and I need it NOW!” In the middle of our second Lockdown in the UK, things seem a bit grim at the moment. As well as having to stay at home and stay awayContinue reading “Too Soon For Christmas Decorations? Nonsense! It’s Good For You!”
I can overthink things, clench my jaw until it hurts, grind my teeth, talk in my sleep, sense knots in my stomach, feel anxious and sometimes overwhelmed. Luckily, not all at the same time mind you, but it will be an extremely rare day not to feel at least one of these sensations. You knowContinue reading “It’s Time to Take Your Chill Pill”
I like to add a little extra hot water to the tub and luxuriate in the scents, candleglow and the large glass of wine that has been patiently awaiting for my attention.
What a book to give teenage girls to read in school! I had many a dream about Mr Rochester welcoming me in from a raging storm and helping me get dry by a roaring fire…
The annoying thing is that the perfection I was seeking, that so many of us seek every day, it didn’t exist. There is no ‘perfect’. Everyone is out there every day working their arses off to achieve this unattainable, non-existent concept. Every single one of us has our own aspirations, our own ideas of what is ‘perfect’. Most of the time we’re not even happy.