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First blog post: starting fresh

Hello Everybody!

I have been blogging since the beginning of 2015. It’s nearly 2017, so that’s nearly 2 whole years I’ve spent rambling on the internet. I didn’t always have this blog though, no, this is my new blog that I have decided to start (quite late at night… I should be sleeping for school tomorrow) simply because I felt like a change. After a while, I found that I wasn’t really enjoying myself and blogging felt more like a chore than a hobby that I love to do. I feel like a change of scenery will cure this, so I’ve decided to throw caution into the wind and set sail on a new blogging adventure over the great ocean we call the internet. Continue reading “First blog post: starting fresh”

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Random Road-trip

It’s been a hot minute since I have done something completely spontaneous and outta the blue. I’m the kinda gal who has to have everything planned out by time of departure and activities to partake. So when my sister asked if I wanted to go on a road-trip with her and her boyfriend I was a bit apprehensive. After some persuasion I was convinced to go and I’m so glad I did!

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5 Ways I Deal with my Mental Health

Anyone suffering from any form of mental illness will know just how difficult it sometimes is to cope from a day-to-day basis. I actually often find that because I got a bit of help (6 weeks of free counselling and a few anxiety meds) there is an expectation for me to be completely fine all the time. This is ridiculous. Just because I’m ‘recovering’ doesn’t mean I can’t have bad days.

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Kinder Bueno Cupcakes

Who doesn’t love a cupcake and a cuppa in the evening, while watching your fave show on the telly? I love baking and Netflix have added all seasons of The Great British Bake Off so to say I’m living my best life would be an understatement. I have been absolutely addicted to it recently and it has really given me the ‘baking bug’. Sooooo, I’ve decided that I’m gonna start a wee recipe book (something I can give to my kiddies) and bake far more often! Continue reading “Kinder Bueno Cupcakes”

Out in the Rain… Again

It seems that I can’t go for a walk without the heavens opening up and it bucketing down rain on me, but if that’s the path that was chosen for me, so be it.

A bit of rain never did anyone any harm (I think) so walking about in it is probs the least of my worries. I won’t lie though, it’d be nice to go for a walk in the sunshine for once… just a suggestion?

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Book Review

Fearne Cotton understands how important happiness is, and why we need to seek it out each and every day. Determined to help break the taboo around mental health, here -for the first time- she opens up honestly about her own battle with depression, and the little things that help keep it at bay so she can continue trekking towards the good stuff. Including expert advice from Mind, and packed with little ideas and practical exercises so you can join in, she invites you to pick up your pencil and come on this journey with her…
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