Guest Post: Managing Depression as a Mum

Guest Post: Managing Depression as a Mum

So this week is a little different because I have a great guest post by Emily of EmInRealLife blog to show you. She talks about handling depression as a mum and it really is an in-depth and interesting look at life as a single mum suffering with depression. She offers advice for dealing with depression as a [...]

How To Overcome Gym Guilt

How To Overcome Gym Guilt

We've all been there. It's Friday and you're exhausted from working all week. On Monday you told yourself you'd go to the gym every day this week. But you just can't make yourself go. Cue that awful feeling of guilt and shame because you're not sticking to ‘the plan’ and ‘everyone else is going to [...]

July Goals

July Goals

Another late post, another weekend where I scramble to catch up on my blog posts. But if I've learned one thing, its that I'm only human, and sometimes life gets in the way. I'm not going to blame myself, as I've had a very tough week. We're currently moving house and I'm job hunting and [...]

My Social Anxiety Journey

My Social Anxiety Journey

I've always been what people would call 'socially awkward'. I have a nervous laugh that comes out in most social situations and I sometimes shake and stutter when I'm talking to people I don't know very well. Of course it's perfectly normal to experience these symptoms sometimes in social situations, but I had an intense [...]

January Favourites

January Favourites

I've decided I am going to do one of these posts every month where I outline some of my favourite things of the month. January 2018. What can I say? Possibly the longest month I have ever endured (and that includes the months I did Teaching Practice!) But it was actually a very good month [...]

How To Stop Comparing Yourself To Others

How To Stop Comparing Yourself To Others

How often do you compare yourself to others - your friends, family or people you see on TV or social media? What impact does this have on your mental health and well-being? I know personally, this is one of the worst things I can do for myself. When I compare myself to others I feel [...]

How To Switch Off From Social Media

How To Switch Off From Social Media

This week, I've decided to take a step back from social media. I'm not going to do a 'detox' because I don't generally believe that going cold turkey is the healthiest way to go about making a lifestyle change for me, and I really don't believe in the 'all or nothing' attitude. Therefore, I've thought [...]