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
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
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?
Summer has struck Glasgow, so it’s time for the dresses to come out of hibernation, the tights to be packed away, and my opalescent legs to reflect the sunlight, blinding passer-by’s with the glare. However, as wonderful as that sounds it also means the one summer curse we don’t like talking about: Chaffing. Any person… Continue reading One Quick Trick to Prevent Chaffing
I’m finally feeling better which means it’s time to get back into my usual routine, without the fatigue, sneezing, sniffling, and tummy pains I’ve been living with for the past week! As a creature of habit and routine, I’m glad to be back to full health, as even if sometimes my life may seem chaotic,… Continue reading Are You a Morning Person?
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?
The other day, Ben started a four week course in Mindfulness, and it got me thinking – how can I be more mindful? Is this something I should be bringing into my life also? After an extremely stressful 2016, will being more mindful help me? The answer, quite simply is “Yes”. So, what is Mindfulness?… Continue reading What is Mindfulness?