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July 2017

15 Therapeutic things you can do for free when you feel overwhelmed

Posted in Health
on July 30, 2017

Do you ever feel like you’ve got so much to do but not enough time?

Ever feel like you just need everyone to stop and shush for a minute, so you can think?

Are you under pressure at work and feeling stressed out?

Do you have something coming up which makes you anxious?


Whatever the reason, it’s normal to feel overwhelmed sometimes, whether that’s because of things going on around us, or our own thoughts.

Yep, it’s normal, but it’s really not nice.


Personally, I find it really hard to switch off, especially from work, and it can lead to overwhelm. I just need a bit of head space to process and decompress.

There are things I do to give myself a break, find perspective, and work through a problem, though. I’m sharing some of these therapeutic activities with you in the hope that you’ll find them helpful, too.


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How to spend a week in Tenerife

Posted in Europe, Travel
on July 23, 2017
Tenerife beach holiday. Things to do in Los Cristianos

Travel & Accommodation

We flew into South Tenerife with Ryanair. I wasn’t too impressed with the 6am flight time, but I got round it by falling asleep at 10pm the previous night fully clothed, allowing me precious minutes of extra sleep in the morning.

I’ve mentioned before, but I don’t exactly love flying. Thankfully, Ryanair let us sit together because half the seats were empty. Continue reading

6 Thoughtful things to show your partner you care

Posted in Personal
on July 16, 2017
Thoughtful things you can do for your partner to show them you care #relationships

Hangover pizza. 

A few weeks’ ago, I forgot that I’m not 18 any more and I went out with my boyfriend and drank double vodkas.

Double vodkas!

You know how everyone has at least one drink that is just not safe? Vodka is that drink for me.

I digress.


Of course, I wake up feeling like I’m on a Ferris Wheel despite lying perfectly still in bed with my foot on the floor to ‘ground’ me. Continue reading