Helloooo again! I'm back with another super easy 'CBA Cookery' recipe! This recipe series is for days when you have no mojo but need to feed yourself something vaguely resembling actual food, or maybe you have a partner or children that are demanding you feed them (AGAIN!) and you need to pretend you're not … Continue reading CBA Cookery: Coronation Chickpea Deli Filler Recipe (gf, df, v)
'Survivors' of depression often have the realisation that this never ends, it never goes away. You're in the sea, waves choppy, disoriented, and the Kraken lurks in the deep. Beneath the shadows, tentacles poised. Always there. You're treading water. Every now and then a tendril coils around an ankle desperate to pull you under but … Continue reading Take Your Meds Or The Kraken Will Eat You Alive
Sometimes our own brains can feel like our worst enemies! Life can be tough by itself, but add in a constant stream of negative news stories, whinging co-workers and a social media feed scattered with people who make you angry or bring you down and that's just a big fat recipe for overwhelm and anxiety … Continue reading 7 Day Positive Living Challenge! With free e-book!
Whether it's worries about starting a new school or being in a new class, or fear of going back to the place with the same old bullies, the run up to the start of the new school year can create a ton of stress in our kids. During stressful times like these it's important to … Continue reading Beat Back To School Anxiety
Today I'm sharing a super easy Three Bean & Mint salad recipe. This is not quite part of my 'CBA Cookery' recipe series because it does actually involve chopping something *gasp*! However it is still pretty quick to chuck together and makes a great side at a BBQ or alone as a … Continue reading Super Easy Three Bean & Mint Recipe (gf)
What is Ecotherapy? Ecotherapy is a type of therapy to support your mental health that involves nature and the outdoors. There are professionally-run courses and workshops that you can attend but you can also easily add some ecotherapy to your self-care routine yourself. While you might want to give Ecotherapy a try if … Continue reading 10 Easy Ecotherapy Ideas
Life will always throw you curveballs, but even though we can't control the events that happen in our lives, we can control how we respond to them. How easy it is to 'bounce back' from these events depends on how resilient we are. Some people appear to be more resilient than others and … Continue reading Why Resilience Is The Key To Better Mental Health
It's too late, you've crashed. It was fine. Everything was 'fine', you didn't need any help, all the plates were spinning, it was great, you were coping, it was 'fine'. Except that now you're suddenly running on empty, and you're annoyed you didn't see that coming (again) and the darkness wants to pull you … Continue reading Back To Basics With Self Care
I'm back with another recipe that is perfect for those days when you just can't be arsed but need to rustle up something that resembles actual food. My Super Easy Curry recipe is almost so insultingly simple that actual foodies will probably be horrified... but it's delicious so I'm giving no fucks! Again this is … Continue reading CBA Cookery: Super Easy Curry Recipe (gf, df)
New to this parenthood thing? Feel like you can barely deal with keeping this tiny human alive, let alone have time to look after yourself? Well, you're not alone. There's a whole heap of overwhelm when you become a parent. Perhaps the birth was traumatic but you've barely had time to process it. You're … Continue reading New Baby? Don’t Forget To Look After Yourself Too!