It's Mothering Sunday this week. A date many of us forget, much like our mostly under appreciated mothers. Despite loving our mums, we all eventually grow up, move out and create our own lives - as it should be my mum always tells me - but I can't help but feel guilty that I don't … Continue reading To Mum, With Love…
We all have those days where, for whatever reason, we just can't seem to snap out of our odd mood. The train was late, the meeting overran and your husband threw out (read ate!) the last of the chocolate buttons that you were planning on finishing when you got home. Obviously if you're going through … Continue reading 9 Things To Instantly Cheer You Up
Recently, I finally bit the bullet and took a mental health sick day. I woke up that morning with a sick sense of dread at getting out of bed, and I just knew I would be no use at work. In fact, I’d be lucky if I managed to sip my tea without pouring it … Continue reading Taking A Mental Health Sick Day
After just one year of marriage here's what I've found to be true...
Valentine’s Day isn’t celebrated in my house as our anniversary is on the 20th February, although we do try and spend at least one weekend around this time doing something just for the two of us, and this year we’ve decided to be tourists in our own backyard. I often forget how lucky I am … Continue reading How To Spend A Day In York
This week has been another hard one for me with anxiety rearing its ugly head, but there have been some good points too and those are the bits I need to hang on to. I won the Valentine's Quiz at work and got this lovely bottle of Presecco. Apparently my knowledge of religion, gangsters and … Continue reading Sunday Happiness | Week #4
How many of us have said we want to get fitter and healthier for 2016? My guess is around 80%, but how many people will have stuck it out to the end of January? If you're starting to get into a health routine slump the Fitbit Charge HR might be just the thing you need … Continue reading The Fitbit Charge HR
In case you hadn’t heard the hype (if not, how?!) Mattel has launched a new Fashionista line of Barbie dolls with a whole new host of skin colours, eye colours and body types. The reaction to this has been mixed to say the least, but my question is – is it really as big a … Continue reading Who cares what Barbie looks like?
This week has been a bit of a tough one for me, but I've managed to find happiness in the little things... This meme selection of Melissa McCarthy Another week of good weight loss - I'm now officially half a stone lighter! Finding a new way to write about diverse subjects How has your week … Continue reading Sunday Happiness | Week #3
Working in an office I have developed the bad habit of drinking far too much coffee which I have recently been replacing with a plethora of fruit teas, however I have been missing my caffeine hit first thing in the morning. Green tea is the perfect answer, but it has quite a distinctive taste that … Continue reading T Plus – The Wellness Tea