What is going on in the world?

TW (Trigger Warning) Discussions of bullying and suicide. As I have found myself with a lot of spare time this week I have been trying to keep up to date with the news and one topic seems to be coming up more often than others and it has really hit me.... BULLYING Seriously, what is … Continue reading What is going on in the world?

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Why learning is important to me and how it’s impacted my life? – The Short Version….

I have decided to answer this question; Why is learning important to you and how has it impacted your life?  In my second Primary School I met my best friend. In Secondary School I went skiing in France, visited Italy and had an audience with the Pope (and thousands of others), visited New York, Philadelphia … Continue reading Why learning is important to me and how it’s impacted my life? – The Short Version….

Today I did the dishes

Today's accomplishment was the fact that I did the dishes, well the dirty ones we have used anyway. I have not included all the stuff still packed in boxes that has to be washed before it is put away, purely because it has been in boxes so long it is dusty and needs a good … Continue reading Today I did the dishes

Returning to Work following sick leave

TW : This post can be triggering. I do not really know how I am feeling at the moment. I have gone back to work after being off for the entire period of 2018. (Literally!!) Was I ready?....No Was it necessary?....YES!! Thoughts I have had since being back at work; Wanting to self harm. Thinking … Continue reading Returning to Work following sick leave

Volunteering Abroad to help heartbreak

In November 2010 I left the flat I lived in with my boyfriend and went back to my 'family home' fast forward to April/May 2011 and my story in Norway began. A friend told me about a volunteering post that had been made vacant at short notice and I thought 'what the hell' applied and … Continue reading Volunteering Abroad to help heartbreak

Surviving Fathers Day

Surviving Fathers day when you have two dads; one of which has passed away. Father's Day is a hard day for me. A few years ago I put a post on Facebook recognising both of my fathers, including the father I lost at a young age. A few hours later I remember having my mother … Continue reading Surviving Fathers Day

Topcashback Review (plus COMPETITION details)

Have you heard of Topcashback? It is a cashback site, basically, you need car insurance (or takeaway or shopping....etc) so you go to your TopCashBack site and make sure you are logged in, find the shop you want and click on the link via the site and as long as you meet the rules you … Continue reading Topcashback Review (plus COMPETITION details)

Mental Health Awareness Letters – 26th May 2018

As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I had an idea to write a letter each day to a person, or group of people that have had an impact on my own personal health. The first portion of the month has been delayed, however I hope that I will catch up and there will be … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Letters – 26th May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Letters – 25th May 2018

As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I had an idea to write a letter each day to a person, or group of people that have had an impact on my own personal health. The first portion of the month has been delayed, however I hope that I will catch up and there will be … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Letters – 25th May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Letters – 19th May 2018

As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I had an idea to write a letter each day to a person, or group of people that have had an impact on my own personal health. The first portion of the month has been delayed, however I hope that I will catch up and there will be … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Letters – 19th May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Letters – 17th May 2018

As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I had an idea to write a letter each day to a person, or group of people that have had an impact on my own personal health. The first portion of the month has been delayed, however I hope that I will catch up and there will be … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Letters – 17th May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Letters – 16th May 2018

As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I had an idea to write a letter each day to a person, or group of people that have had an impact on my own personal health. The first portion of the month has been delayed, however I hope that I will catch up and there will be … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Letters – 16th May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Letters – 15th May 2018

As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I had an idea to write a letter each day to a person, or group of people that have had an impact on my own personal health. The first portion of the month has been delayed, however I hope that I will catch up and there will be … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Letters – 15th May 2018

Update on my Running

Hi everyone!! I have been quiet over the last few days and I do have a reason why. I am so upset and sad with myself. I feel like I have let myself and several other people down. As you may be aware I was due to be in Manchester today, running my 10k for … Continue reading Update on my Running

Reading – 2018 Book Challenge

So I said to myself I need to read more, the only reading I seem to do is online or study related. So I set myself a challenge: To go through the alphabet and choose a book starting with each letter of the alphabet and read it. So we are 5 months into the year … Continue reading Reading – 2018 Book Challenge

Mental Health Awareness Letters – 7th May 2018

As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I had an idea to write a letter each day to a person, or group of people that have had an impact on my own personal health. The first portion of the month has been delayed, however I hope that I will catch up and there will be … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Letters – 7th May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Letters – 6th May 2018

As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I had an idea to write a letter each day to a person, or group of people that have had an impact on my own personal health. The first portion of the month has been delayed, however I hope that I will catch up and there will be … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Letters – 6th May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Letters – 5th May 2018

As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I had an idea to write a letter each day to a person, or group of people that have had an impact on my own personal health. The first portion of the month has been delayed, however I hope that I will catch up and there will be … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Letters – 5th May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Letters – 1st May 2018

As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I had an idea to write a letter each day to a person, or group of people that have had an impact on my own personal health. The first portion of the month has been delayed, however I hope that I will catch up and there will be … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Letters – 1st May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Letters – 2nd May 2018 – TW

As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I had an idea to write a letter each day to a person, or group of people that have had an impact on my own personal health. The first portion of the month has been delayed, however I hope that I will catch up and there will be … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Letters – 2nd May 2018 – TW