Mental Health Monday – Monday October 15th 2018

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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?

Mental Health Monday – Monday September 10th 2018

This week, it is all about Money.   Mental health and money go hand in hand. Mental ill-health can make managing money difficult (not always!) and worrying about money can make mental ill health worse. It can be a vicious cycle. I recently talked to someone from the Mental Health and Money Advice Service. https://www.mentalhealthandmoneyadvice.org/ I … Continue reading Mental Health Monday – Monday September 10th 2018

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….

Mental Health Monday – Monday August 20th 2018

Hello to another Mental Health Monday; Today I want to discuss one of my 'pet peeves' about mental health. "If you need anything I'm here" "Hope you are ok" "My door is always open" "I/We care and are here for you" "Love you" Etc.... https://giphy.com/embed/gLYw1ro7TYFpu via GIPHY I am sorry but personally I have been … Continue reading Mental Health Monday – Monday August 20th 2018

Mental Health Monday – Monday August 6th 2018

Today's post is a new edition!! Planned to run every Monday until the end of 2018 (maybe even longer) I hope that I can get a post out each Monday, however this may change depending on circumstances. Todays post is: 5 Ways to Wellbeing. Brought to you from Mind (You can find the post here). … Continue reading Mental Health Monday – Monday August 6th 2018

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

2018 Events – UPDATED JUNE 25TH 2018

As some of you may know, I am challenging myself this year to do events that put me out of my comfort zone, also to fundraise 🙂 Here is a short post with events I am doing this year (This will be edited throughout the year if I take part in additional events) They say … Continue reading 2018 Events – UPDATED JUNE 25TH 2018

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

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)

Fitness Update

TRIGGER WARNING Please be warned this post will include details about my health journey, including weight loss. I have been trying to get out and do some exercise including walking and running to build myself up (I will do the London Marathon One Day!!) I would also like to point out at this point I … Continue reading Fitness Update

Mental Health Awareness Letters – 31st 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 – 31st May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Letters – 30th 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 – 30th May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Letters – 29th 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 – 29th May 2018