Early morning hacks for a happier day

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I wish I could say I wake up at 5am every morning and do a home yoga session before breakfast but it’s simply not true. I’m not a morning person. Ew, just saying that phrase feels wrong. How can anyone wake up chirpy? It defies logic to me. If I’m being honest I have noticed … Continue reading Early morning hacks for a happier day

5 subscription services that will make life better

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Is it just me or are the weekends getting shorter? It seems I can't do anything other than fall asleep on the couch on a Friday night and before I know it I'm having my obligatory Sunday afternoon nap. I guess being over 30 isn't as exciting as I thought it would be! I'm trying … Continue reading 5 subscription services that will make life better

Reasons why I’m grateful for the best gift I’ve ever been given

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This week in the Year of Gratitude challenge the task is to talk about something someone gave me. I tried to find something heartfelt and sentimental that's been in my possession since I was a child, Perhaps a handmade blanket or a worn out old teddy bear? I couldn't think of anything quite as beautiful … Continue reading Reasons why I’m grateful for the best gift I’ve ever been given

Turning 30 and I still don’t want kids – what’s wrong with me? 

Now is the perfect time for me to get pregnant. I've been with my partner for almost 12 years, we got married in 2015, we just moved to a new city where he's got a good job and I work part time. Apart from owning our own house, we are in a good state of … Continue reading Turning 30 and I still don’t want kids – what’s wrong with me? 

How to deal with negative people and feeling drained

I ran a poll on Twitter asking how to deal with negative people. Overwhelmingly the response was 'avoid them'. Pretty harsh don't you think? Everyone's allowed a good old moan once in a while; in fact I think it's healthy to get your grievances out in the open. Letting them fester and grind you down … Continue reading How to deal with negative people and feeling drained

10 things to boost your mood

Suffering from anxiety and depression is a full-time gig. I've come to realise it's the little things that add up everyday to either make or break my mood, and when I can feel my mood start to take a dip I have a few 'go to' habits that will often stop me from slipping into … Continue reading 10 things to boost your mood

How I realised I was successful in life

Success is a strange thing. It's one of those terms that we tend to use to describe other people, but never ourselves. We can say we are unhappy, hard-worked, stressed and dedicated all day long in the hope that we somehow appear successful - or at the least extremely busy - to others, but to … Continue reading How I realised I was successful in life

The most terryfing thing about relocating your entire life…

My husband and I relocated to Birmingham last weekend from Glasgow. I wasn't planning on blogging about it because I wasn't sure it was that big of a deal. It would probably be the first thing on most writer's minds when they start to type, but sometimes when you're so deeply involved in a situation … Continue reading The most terryfing thing about relocating your entire life…