Fear will always be present in our lives. It is a useful and necessary emotion, it gives a warning that there is a threat and it makes us look for a solution. But fear can become our worst enemy. If fear takes over, it can hold us back from making decisions that will lead to a more successful and fulfilling life. What happens when you … Continue reading Manage your fear
Life doesn’t always go to plan… So I decided to film some videos today highlighting breathing techniques for dealing with anxiety etc and mental health day on Saturday. All went well, until I tried a new one Bumble bee breathing 🐝 and well…… See for yourself what happened 🤦😂😂😂 Continue reading Bumble bee breathing outakes
Ketchup and chips, gravy and mash, hummus and crisps… there really have been some iconic (and quite frankly irresistible) culinary couplings throughout the years. After trying this cake, however, you’ll never forget to invite your new favourite pair – raspberry and almond – to a dinner party again. Set to impress guests, sweet toothed-partners and hungry children alike, this is one for the repertoire that … Continue reading Winning combinations
Whether used as a creative outlet or an emotional release, journaling is a powerful self-improvement tool that anyone can harness. Many influential people throughout time detailed their lives in journals – the struggles, the joys, the steps taken to reach their dreams. In the end, journals can tell life stories, help us understand breakthrough moments in the creative process, change habitual patterns, and track goals. … Continue reading Journaling – just another thing to do?
“Dear Stranger, You don’t know me but I hear you are going through a tough time, and I would like to help you. I want to be open and honest with you, and let you know that happiness isn’t something just afforded to a special few. It can be yours, if you take the time to let it grow. It’s OK to be stressed, scared … Continue reading Inspiring words
So ive had a lovely 24 hours and i wanted to share it with you. So as you know, i was guest speaker for the Miba southport networking meeting this week and i decided not to plan it word for word but had a flow chart of notes, so i didnt get overwhelmed. It was a subject matter i was passionate about and that always … Continue reading I love that I can help people
So ive been asked to be a Miba (Mums in business association) guest speaker for my local area. I immediately said yes as I felt honoured to be asked, but now im bricking it lol. Im one of those people, who will always put on a brave face, paint on a smile and the more nervous I get, the more silly I get. So anything … Continue reading Stepping outside of my comfort zone
One line in the film that really hit home to me, the cold harsh reality of mental illness was when he said to his social worker ‘your not listening to me, you never listen to me, all I have is negative thoughts Continue reading We all have a part to play with mental health issues.
So we all have different coping strategies for any stresses we have to deal with. But as it was world mental health day last week, it got me thinking, how’s my mental health at the moment. I say at the moment because it’s something that’s affected my life for far too long. Over the years, my coping strategies (although looking back, I obviously wasn’t coping) … Continue reading Coping strategies
7th October 2019 I had to entitle this first post “This is me” as I think it resonates with so many of us, but I also considered singing out loud “Who am I?” from Les Miserable, another film I love. I cant promise I wont be singing while writing this but ill save you from hearing me (for now hehe) I’m a Tropic skincare ambassador, … Continue reading This is me