We spend the majority of our adult life working so it’s important that the job we choose and the colleagues we spend so much of our time with leave us feeling happy, secure, respected and valued for our contributions. If in contrast, you spend the majority of your time feeling anxious, drained, worried, self-conscious and miserable then something is definitely out of kilter in your working life and needs to be addressed.
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”
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”
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!”
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!”
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”
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”
So there you are, elbow-deep in a sharing (not sharing) bag of crisps watching Jo Wicks workouts in your PJs, telling yourself that the new diet and exercise regime will start as soon as all the Christmas food has been eaten.
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”
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’”