Thoughts That Are Helping Me Deal With The Green-Eyed Monster

Normal days are great, aren’t they? In hindsight, normal days that are predictable and mundane and easy-to-get-through are a literal breeze. The abnormal days sneak up on us. They strike when we’re on autopilot, just getting on and getting by with those stumbling thoughts buried under mountains of to-dos and to-go. Spending last…

Aspects of Self-Care: 7 Solo Dates

Dating yourself isn’t a new concept – I know that. Dating yourself is, however, still hard to pull off if you’re a little nervous, lonely or short on time to get truly involved with romancing yourself. I’m a firm believer that we all need quality alone time. Even if you’re struggling…

Aspects of Self-Care: The Physical Stuff

Self-care is hard to talk about when we umbrella it all into one big giant ball, don’t you think? As there are several aspects of self-care, talking about each aspect separately makes the most sense to me. The physical aspect of self-care probably the one harped on about most. I’m not saying…

18 Low-Pressure Things to Do on New Year’s Day

When waking up on the first day of a new year, the pressure to start all of those new habits you were banging on about at last night’s NYE party feels painfully real. Talking about doing the thing is no longer good enough, it’s officially time to go and do the thing. That’s what we’re told…

How To Survive a Wobble

Change is great. It’s also difficult, and stressful and sometimes a bit painful. No matter how much we want to change our lives, implementing the change and keeping the wheels turning is hard. Well, at least I think so. People are lying if they insist that they never have a…

Looking After Your Mental Health During the Social Season

We all know how taxing December and the festive period can be on those who struggle with their mental health. The pressure to show up, the anxieties of making small talk with family members and the post-high lull that can push the best of us into a chocolate-eating, 2018-fearing, Netflix binging state.…

Taking Two Steps Forward & One Step Back

If you’re a regular reader of my lil’ old blog, then you’ll know that I’m not one to get super open and raw very often. Writing directly from my heart doesn’t happen completely naturally for me, and everything feels more (don’t hate me) ‘on-brand’ when I’m sharing my structured opinion, thought-out tips or…