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19 Goals for 2019.

After 2017, life couldn’t get much worse. Now coming out of 2018, I’m looking back over the past year and I’m so thankful that nothing too major has happened throughout the year. Both Sam and Dean (my hamsters) sadly passed away, I reapplied to stay on at Lush recently – but got rejected (I’m devastated…

Where Have I Been??

It will come as no surprise to read that I have once again become MIA in recent months. I’ve been debating with myself on whether or not to close this page down for a while as I’ve not had the time to set aside and write blog posts, do the prep work for said blog…

I Survived.

Once upon a long time ago I sat gazing at a setting sun, wishing I could be another, someone who does not blunder or fall down hard like rain and thunder. Deep breaths in,  deep breaths out.  I whisper ‘there is no need to doubt,’ ‘you’re alive and strong so who cares if it all went…

5 Years Ago Vs Now.

The other night I sat with my mum as she showed me old pictures of my cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents, great-grandparents, and of course my parents themselves. It’s so strange to see how a few years ago, things were so different. It’s not every day that you get to look at photos that tell you…

31 Day Kindness Challenge!

Happy Saturday everyone! Wherever you are in the world, I hope you’re wrapping yourselves up warm and staying safe! I’ve been snowed in with my family since Thursday so that’s been fun…. But Crowley had his first ever experience with snow and I think it’s safe to say he absolutely loved it! Before I get…

How Does Cyclothymia Affect Me?

Lately I’ve been on a bit of a downward spiral. It’s been so bad that I made myself sick with a never-ending migraine that I can still feel in the back of my head. I’ve not had the energy to engage with friends or go out. I’ve barely been able to keep my eyes open…

Ain’t No Respect Like Self-Respect.

I took some time out for my own mental health recently, and I wanted to reflect on why self-respect is such a big reason as to why I decided to take a step back from the blogging world and take some well deserved me time. My motivation has been practically non-existent and it’s been very…

7 Things To Remember About Forgiveness.

Letting go of the past can be hard to say the least. To forgive and forget sounds much better on paper than it does to practice it in life. But, forgiveness is definitely something we need in order to move on in life. My Granddad taught me that it’s important to say my piece and…