Winter Wellness: Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Hey there! Back today with an awesome winter wellness recipe for you - Elderberry syrup! Elderberries are renowned for being flu-fighting and full of vitamin C, this recipe turns them into a syrup that you can take by the spoonful to ward off bugs and also as a base for a delicious hot drink that … Continue reading Winter Wellness: Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Take Your Meds Or The Kraken Will Eat You Alive

'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

7 Day Positive Living Challenge! With free e-book!

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!

10 Easy Ecotherapy Ideas

    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

Why Resilience Is The Key To Better Mental Health

    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

Back To Basics With Self Care

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 under … Continue reading Back To Basics With Self Care

New Baby? Don’t Forget To Look After Yourself Too!

  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!

Homeopathy For The Summer Holidays

So the School Summer Holidays are nearly upon us in the UK and with them come the possibility of extra health challenges that homeopathy can help us with. Adventures, camping and trips to the seaside can mean bug bites, sunburn, scrapes and falls and grumpy children who refuse to sleep! I've listed some of the … Continue reading Homeopathy For The Summer Holidays

Tips For Getting Shit Done When You Don’t Want To

Adulting can suck balls. Some of us are naturally on the disorganised-side and most of us have periods where we let things slide and it all ends up in an overwhelming tangle. Some days we really can't just hide in bed all day, we need to get shit done, but there are ways to try … Continue reading Tips For Getting Shit Done When You Don’t Want To

Homeopathy for Morning Sickness

  I had completely horrific morning sickness during both of my pregnancies. During my first I pretty much survived on energy drinks and babybel cheese but thankfully by the time I was pregnant with my second I had discovered the wonders of homeopathy. I had spent about 3 weeks, lying on the sofa, experiencing 24/7 … Continue reading Homeopathy for Morning Sickness