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”

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. https://s3.citrus3.com:2000/public/SofyaStyleRadio

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”

Journaling – just another thing to do?

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 momentsContinue reading “Journaling – just another thing to do?”

We all have a part to play with mental health issues.

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