Questions for…somebody living with anxiety and depression

This month I'm looking to change things up a bit. I've talked a lot on this blog about my own experiences of mental health difficulties in the hope of inspiring others to do the same, to show there's nothing to be ashamed of. I know how I feel but what about others? Throughout this month… Continue reading Questions for…somebody living with anxiety and depression

Fate, Chance and Orchestrated Happenstance

I'm back! I'm sorry it's been a while I've been hit with writers block over the last couple of months...for the blog anyway but the book is finally starting to be put down on paper, or laptop at least. Today I got home from work and had a surge of creativity and an impulse to… Continue reading Fate, Chance and Orchestrated Happenstance

Happy Place

I'm back! After blogging every single day throughout June I needed a break. I've taken 18 days off but it feels so much longer and I'm really ready to get back into the swing of things again, I'm hoping to post a couple of times a week at least. A lot has happened in my… Continue reading Happy Place

Blog Every Day in June Challenge Day 22 – Peace

Today's word prompt is ‘peace.’ How do we find inner peace? I used to believe I'd only feel this when everything in life had slotted into place, but I'm realising that through 99% of life there's always something we would change. It's rare we're ever completely happy with our lot. I found that the secret… Continue reading Blog Every Day in June Challenge Day 22 – Peace

Blog Every Day in June Challenge Day 17 – Breeze

Today's word prompt is ‘breeze.’ I got back in the gym today after a couple of weeks off and I can't believe the impact a bit of exercise can have on my mood! The effects of exercise on mental health are well documented; with some literature and research finding that it is as effective in… Continue reading Blog Every Day in June Challenge Day 17 – Breeze

Blog Every Day in June Day 9 – Surprise #BledJ

Today's word prompt is ‘surprise.’ When we're stressed, low or anxious it can sometimes feel like there's no getting out of it in that moment. Feeling like there's little control over what your experiencing can make this worse, so here's 5 surprisingly easy things you can do right now that can make you feel a… Continue reading Blog Every Day in June Day 9 – Surprise #BledJ

Blog Every Day in June Day 6 – Nurture #BledJ

Today's word prompt was 'nurture.’ It also won't be my usual style, in all honesty I'm absolutely exhausted and a bit burnt out given everything that is going on in my life right now. It's a busy, stressful time. I was planning on delving into the nature vs nurture debate in this post but instead… Continue reading Blog Every Day in June Day 6 – Nurture #BledJ