I've been putting off writing this post even though I've had it planned for a few months now. It's something I'm quite conflicted about. On the one hand I know the benefits of crying and how natural it is, yet it's still something I find myself apologizing for and feel weak for doing. Anyway I've … Continue reading It’s okay to… Cry!
This year's theme for Mental Health Awareness Week is possibly one of my favourites; Surviving or Thriving - 'Rather than ask why so many people are living with mental health problems, we will seek to uncover why too few of us are thriving with good mental health'. Maya Angelou is well known for inspiring quotes and … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week: How I’m thriving, not just surviving!
I have always had an affinity to the sea and whilst sat down the seafront this post came to me, all be it short one. I truly do love being by the sea, seeing the different states, so vast and ever changing. I feel like the sea can be used to embody my feelings, particularly the influence … Continue reading Me and the Sea
I discovered Motivational Tattoo at Christmas when looking for a secret santa gift with a self care theme and I fell in love! I ended up getting them for my secret santa, a friend and myself (how could I not!). They have become a great addition to my self-care kit and really have helped me when … Continue reading Recommendation: Motivational Tattoo
Going slightly out of alphabetical order for this post but was very timely. Last Thursday, 2nd February, was Time to Talk Day, a national day organised by Time to Change to get the nation talking about mental health, to end stigma and discrimination. I love Time to Talk Day! I ran my first event as a Time to … Continue reading It’s okay to… Talk! Time to Talk Day 2017
And here's my final 3 quotes with a definite motivational theme for those going through struggles and their mental health! 🙂 My final nominations are: Borderline Brilliant ElleJC The Sky is Falling in I've really enjoyed the challenge and was good to remind myself of some of my favourite motivational quotes! And as well as … Continue reading Day 3 of the 3 Days, 3 Quotes Challenge
Here are my quotes for Day 2 🙂 Today I nominate: Tom Harris Author Little Thoughts Just a Girl Interrupted And as always remember, It's Okay!
I want to thank my friend Harriet of A Ballet of Life for my nomination to take part in the ‘3 Days 3 Quote Challenge’. It is my first challenge as a blogger and I love the idea! I have a Pinterest board purely for quotes and am always looking for new motivational messages, so why not share … Continue reading The 3 Days, 3 Quotes Challenge
So 2016 is over and many people are breathing a sigh of relief. It was certainly a memorable year and yes many bad things happened. However, like many others, I’ve started to get tired of the focus on the negatives, both by others and myself. I had a serious relapse with both my anxiety and … Continue reading Year in review and ditching the New Year’s resolution.
This post has been a little bit delayed in coming. I’ve let things get on top of me recently and realised that getting stressed about writing a post about taking a break was somewhat counterproductive. So instead I did just that, allowed myself to take a break, not feel guilty and wait until I was … Continue reading It’s okay to…. take a Break