My cat is my mental health support animal…

and I don’t consider myself crazy because of this? Firstly, I need to point out that a mental support animal is so much more than outrageous stories about people flying with snakes, ducks and hampsters. Whilst I wish only joy and…

On the subject of ageing…

I don’t know what it is but lately, I’ve felt so tired, I’m taking more power naps than ever before and it feels as if trying To ‘Do it all’ is catching up with me… Another thing that’s catching up…

Thing’s I’m good at getting wrong…

The perfect amount of pasta, it’s enough for a small village or nothing.  The amount of time that’s passed on the treadmill, it’s been 20 minutes, right? Oh, 6 minutes… The correct way to wear a swimsuit, I recently discovered…

Thanks, but I don’t want to come – Tips on to how …

Every Friday talk turns to weekend plans, I’m often here, there and everywhere getting on with my jobs, but one of my biggest pleasures is the quiet time at home.  Well, if I’m honest I didn’t really expect myself to…

How to support a grieving partner…

  Over the years I’ve written many blog posts on a whole variety of topics, however, there’s one topic I find harder than any other and that’s the topic of grief.  When you make a long-term commitment to someone you…

Hey, it’s okay if you don’t have your sh*t …

I’m tired, of reading articles written by people who appear to have it all together. You know the type, we’ll call this person ‘Type A’ and ‘Type A‘ folk have decent savings, complete laundry in one day, plan ahead and…

Fear of failure…

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.– Confucius quote Today I feel the need to talk about failure, why we fear failure and that as a matter of fact, failure is not…

Dear Diary…

When blogging is your job, it’s easy to get caught up in trying to create content that is meaningful, helpful and interesting. Yet, sometimes it’s nice to just drift off into another world and read words of honestly and talk…

On gaining weight…

Firstly, I’ll start with the fact that this isn’t a post that I intended to write, I’m the first person to tell someone that they don’t need to change. I’m anti ‘diets’ and I’ve written about my yo-yo relationships with…

Apex Hotel Bath – Review

With thanks to Apex Hotels, I was invited away for an overnight stay to learn how to ‘Rejuvenate, Focus and Relax’.  I stayed at the Apex Hotel located in central Bath, which is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in England.…

How to feel better, for free or very low cost…

Somedays are easy and some days are hard… I’m not sure if it’s winter, the fact I’m running around in circles (and sadly not pounding the streets in search of a new personal best) and it’s had an effect on…

What I learnt during an 24 & 48 ECG

If you, like me heard the words ’24hr ECG‘ and went into ‘panic mode’ don’t worry, you’re not alone! Thousands of people each year have this straightforward and noninvasive test,  It is the only way of for Doctors to uncover certain problems…


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