Diary · Life · Mental Health · Self Care · Wellness

Creature Comforts: The things I can’t live without

A few of the blogs I follow have been doing these lists lately, so I thought I'd share my own lil' list of loves. We all have them though, those things that we simply can’t be without, and if we’re without them all metaphorical hell breaks loose, and then some. Have you ever seen me… Continue reading Creature Comforts: The things I can’t live without

Mental Health · Self Care · Wellness

Keeping your spirits up, when your body is down

Asthma, hayfever, random stomach bugs – I seem to have had it all over the past few weeks and I feel as though I am a mere husk of myself. Although I typically have a rather strong constitution, because my immune system is currently compromised due to my asthma and hayfever (thanks a lot summer!),… Continue reading Keeping your spirits up, when your body is down

Mental Health · Self Care · Summer · Wellness

What is Summertime SADness?

My closest friends know that summer-me is grumpy-me: I can’t tolerate the heat, I withdraw into myself, and grow grumpy and irritable as well as starting to doubt not only myself, but everything around me. However, the moment it rains my mood brightens almost instantly. Come winter I have energy to spare, and a bright… Continue reading What is Summertime SADness?

Mental Health · Relationships · Self Care · Wellness

Do You Have a Toxic Relationship?

Recently, a number of my close friends have all been going through a detox – a relationship detox. One friend has disassociated herself from her family, another is awaiting divorce papers, and another has decided to travel for twelve months to detox from her own toxic troubles. In fact, it’s something that most people in… Continue reading Do You Have a Toxic Relationship?