It’s all about picking yourself up and carrying on

After the past few weeks from hell, I am finally starting to feel like some positivity is being cultivated in my brain that’s been otherwise filled with sadness. My director said to me “it’s so unlike you to never see positives in things” and it’s true, to some extent. I’m positive about many things. Though…

Why putting your life into perspective is so important

I must have been about 8 or 9 when I had first heard the term ‘life is short’. I didn’t understand – life isn’t that short. In fact, it is the longest time we have, surely? I spoke to Mum about it. But not long after that, my family gained the news of my Nanny’s diagnosis…

3 things that happened when I minimalised my life

As someone who’s a home-bird, I love living with as much around me as possible – my things represent a part of me. I hoard little items, symbols of memories, even if just simply a receipt or an old top or a bag simply because it reminds me of someone, or something. It is almost…

3 reasons why Monday’s are the new best day of the week

“Do what you love and you’ll never have a problem with Monday’s” I get it – today is not Monday. Not going mad, promise! But the dreaded Sunday evening feeling is just hovering over all of us at the moment. I’m not sure whether it is the muggy weather or we’re just awaiting a Summer…

How to recognise (and deal with) high-functioning anxiety

Hello, anxiety, my old friend… Ok, so I don’t have all of the answers, but boy! I wish I did. I wrote a post a few months ago (I say that, nearly a year ago, are you sure?!) called “5 ways to help control Anxiety” which identifies great ways to cope when you feel like it…