It’s all getting very exciting! Only one week until the big day, trees are going up and the cupboards are slowly stocking up with food. Plans are hopefully coming together and Christmas shopping is on its way to being completed, finally! Unfortunately, though, Christmas (and any big celebration, really) tends to be a time of…… Continue reading Save Waste This Christmas
Tenerifé: Iberostar Grand Salomé
This Summer I had the absolute pleasure of a week away with my family to a beautiful, luxury resort in Tenerifé and I really made the most of it! It’s an adults only resort and I’d imagine it caters mostly towards romantic breaks but it’s also perfect for families with adult children – like ours!…… Continue reading Tenerifé: Iberostar Grand Salomé
Food: Easy Vegan Chilli Recipe
If you follow my Instagram stories, you’ll see that I’m often smashing back a chilli or curry for dinner but I’m not slaving away in the kitchen every night cooking and the key here is meal prep! It’s super easy, not at all time consuming and completely vegan. Plus, most of the ingredients in the…… Continue reading Food: Easy Vegan Chilli Recipe
Food: Cider Tasting at The Stable
Last Sunday I was invited to join the Southampton Bloggers gang at a cider tasting and food review event at The Stable in Southampton. Not only did I think this would be a fab chance to meet everyone and throw myself in at the deep end but the promise of pizza was just too much…… Continue reading Food: Cider Tasting at The Stable
Being Self-Employed is Hard.
Being self-employed is really hard. You might get to ‘be your own boss’ but only sort of, you still have clients and people you work for just instead of one ‘boss’ to impress, you have an indefinite amount. You may even get to set your own schedule but then, maybe not, as you need to…… Continue reading Being Self-Employed is Hard.
The Plight of The Perfectionist
Perfectionism was something I always felt was used as a humble brag. In school, when they advised us for job interview techniques and that we’d likely be asked our negative traits, I was always told to turn that into a positive by saying ‘the only bad thing about me is that I’m a perfectionist’ and that…… Continue reading The Plight of The Perfectionist
Steps To Stop Procrastinating
Procrastination is a very common symptom of anxiety. It’s a more mild form of avoidance and can be a pivotal point in whether your day is productive or not – there’s the same amount of hours in each day but sometimes we can get so much done and other days barely get out of a onesie…… Continue reading Steps To Stop Procrastinating
Learning To Tolerate Uncertainty
There’s not much in our lives that is certain, so if you are someone that suffers with anxiety surrounding situations out of your control, it’s probably something you’re dealing with fairly regularly. Uncertainty is completely unavoidable – yes, you could avoid your main triggers by skipping that family meal, missing the party on Saturday or…… Continue reading Learning To Tolerate Uncertainty
How Do I Stop Negative Thoughts?
Lot’s of the advice around worrying and stress is to just let it go. That’s it, just let it go. Easy peasy right? Except it’s not, it’s kind of like when someone tells you not to look at something so the first thing you do is look – telling yourself not to worry is unlikely to…… Continue reading How Do I Stop Negative Thoughts?
4 Steps To Worrying Less
Excessive worrying, persistent negative thoughts and uncontrollable anxiety might be leading you to neglect yourself and daily tasks. This can affect your work, managing your home and finances as well your relationships with colleagues, friends and family. It will leave you feeling drained and disengaged. You can feel yourself creating distance between you and everyone around you, especially…… Continue reading 4 Steps To Worrying Less