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How to stop procrastinating and reach your goals

Posted in Lifestyle, Self Care
on March 18, 2018
How to stop procrastinating


There are a ton of reasons we procrastinate. Probs quite ironic that I’ve sat with just that first sentence written for about 10 minutes, just appreciating the scone display in the café I’m working in.


We procrastinate because we’re stressed, we just don’t want to do something, or because we see the task as something negative. Or, the biggie for me, fear of failure. Continue reading

Stress-relieving activities to include in your self-care routine

Posted in Mental Health, Self Care, Wellbeing
on February 25, 2018
Stress-relieving activities to add to your self-care routine

As you’ll probably know if you’ve followed my blog for a while, I’m a big advocate of improving mental health.

From my own personal and professional experience, I know the giant impact that mental health conditions can have on our lives.


The thing I really want you to know, though, is that you don’t have to have a diagnosable condition in order to suffer from mental ill-health.

You can be having a ‘bad mental health day’ if you’re feeling stressed, anxious, or just generally in low mood that day.

It’s this kind of ‘every day’ mental health that I want to talk to you about today.

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25 Self-care and hygge gift ideas

Posted in Gift Guides, Self Care
on December 5, 2017
25 gift ideas for self-care and hygge lovers

I’ve said it before but, as much as I do love Christmas, I’m not one for getting into it until December. But, now that it’s here, I’m all fairy lights and gift-shopping.

I’m on a bit of a gift guide roll here on the blog. You might have seen my other two guides but, just in case you haven’t, I’ve linked them here:


21 gift ideas for the awesome feminist in your life (in collaboration with Laura Reflected)

28 gift ideas for the fitness fanatic (in collaboration with buddyupfitness)


Today’s gift guide is all about gifts you might consider for that person in your life who is into hygge, or self-care, or maybe you think they deserve a little break now and then, and want to buy a gift to help with that.

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