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…

An Update Full of Scary (Grown-Up) Things

I’ve always resisted writing life update posts because they seem so in descript. Most people click through to my blog because I’ve written about something interesting, helpful or maybe a little controversial, and I’ll be honest my life so far isn’t close to any of those three things. *laugh/cry* However, here we are with…

You’re Allowed To Dislike Yourself

I’m all for body positivity, self-acceptance and loving yourself in a way that no-one else can. What I’m not for is the idea that once you’ve accepted yourself and decided to love yourself unashamedly, you can’t ever take a step backwards. Here’s the thing, I, to a great degree, have…

Reasons It’s Okay To Crave A Quiet Life

Lately, I’ve noticed that more and more of us are turning away from the aspirations of being a career shark, juggling one-hundred different hobbies and events and basically not stopping. We seem to be embracing the idea of a slower, quieter life, perhaps without all the bells and whistles that are sometimes sold to us. To…

10 To-Do This February

This is turning into a little bit of a monthly occurrence, isn’t it? A new month always feels fresh and full of possibility, so today I’m sharing with you ten things to add to your calendar this February. It’s not all about romance, and it’s not all about pancakes (there is truly…

15 Little Acts Of Self-Care

As January can be all go-go-go, it’s easy to let little moments of self-love and care fall by the wayside in favour of ticking off another item on your must-do list. However, January is winding down now and we’re all finding our footing for the year ahead, which means it’s time to…