Reclaim your calm kit

After many months, I’m happy to say, my reclaim your calm kit is available on Etsy.     The purpose of the letterbox kit is to give you tools/coping strategies to use when out and about. Putting you back in control of your emotions not the other way round. Suitable for men, women, teens and with provenContinue reading “Reclaim your calm kit”

Recognising eating disorders as a mental health issue

It’s estimated between 1.25-3.4 million people in the UK have an eating disorders. Of which 10% suffer with anorexia nervosa. Nikki Graham who sadly died yesterday was just one of them. Having an eating disorder is a mental health condition, but one that comes with so much shame and judgement. As with all mental healthContinue reading “Recognising eating disorders as a mental health issue”

When was the last time you showed your body some love?

Massage is perhaps one of the oldest healing traditions. Many ancient peoples – including the Ancient Greeks, Egyptians, Chinese and Indians – were convinced of the therapeutic properties of massage and used it to treat a variety of ailments. Basically, massage therapy is the practice of kneading or manipulating a person’s muscles and other soft-tissueContinue reading “When was the last time you showed your body some love?”

Stop blaming weight for everything

💜 Invisible illness 💜 I don’t often use my social media to moan, as I prefer focusing on the positives in life but sometimes, I just need to vent and today’s the day I’m 50 – 5ft 1″ (I was 5ft 3 until my car accident) I wear a size 20 – 22 top andContinue reading “Stop blaming weight for everything”

What’s the connection between sleep and mental health?

At night, your skin switches from ‘protect’ mode to ‘repair’, and it’s time for the skin to recover from the day’s stresses. Melatonin and human growth hormone (HGH) production are boosted, which in turn accelerates skin regeneration and the production of antioxidant enzymes. Therefore, it’s perfect to have your skincare routine up and running withContinue reading “What’s the connection between sleep and mental health?”

Radio Interview recorded Nov 2020 with Love thy body project

The reality of living with mental health both for the individual and the carer/husband or wife and how that opened doors for us a family.

7 ways to develope emotional strength

Emotional resilience is the ability to cope with life’s adversities and being able to get back on track afterwards. The word ‘resilience’ comes from the Latin word ‘resilio’, which literally means “to bounce back”. It is a skill that’s important to develop if we want to become better at handling life’s inevitable ups and downs.Continue reading “7 ways to develope emotional strength”

Step a side Bridget Jones

So Saturday night just as I was going to bed, I was made aware of something on social media, that stabbed at my heart (it felt like my heart ripped in two) – after a few hours of tears, while talking though with my hubby (my rock) I finally fell asleep. So why am IContinue reading “Step a side Bridget Jones”

Manage your fear

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 toContinue reading “Manage your fear”