As a mum, I'm mega busy - childcare (including home-educating!), housework, 'life admin' as the family PA and earning a living too - who the heck has the time to travel to the gym and exercise? I barely get 5 minutes to pee alone, my showers are interrupted by tiny peoples' demands and I stay … Continue reading How to Squeeze Exercise into Motherhood
That annoying scratchy feeling in the back of my throat reminded me that it is hay fever season once again! (sarcastic yay!) So I thought I would share my favourite remedy, that I use on both myself and the rest of my family, and chuck in some other natural remedies too so that you can … Continue reading 5 Natural Remedies for Hay Fever
Sometimes you can just be trundling along, having a day, and then BOOM anxiety comes and pounces on you! Argh! The little inner voice that can send rational thoughts tumbling down a black hole doom spiral, while you feel like you're watching helplessly from the sidelines. Anxiety disorders are more common than you may think, … Continue reading 5 Simple Anxiety Hacks For Busy Mums
Now, I'm not here to be a massive kill-joy, but it's that time of year again when well-meaning people start gifting alcohol to people they don't know very well, and I want to encourage you to think a moment before you start flinging your festive wine about! Drinking alcohol is such an integrated part of … Continue reading 7 Gifts That Aren’t Booze
A good night's sleep is so important to our wellbeing. Lack of sleep has such a large knock-on effect on the rest of our lives (and the people who have to live with us!) that problems in this area can be really debilitating. Obviously sometimes our lack of sleep is difficult to solve, especially if … Continue reading Homeopathic Remedies for Insomnia & Sleep Troubles
So 'tis the season to battle some serious germ monsters! Kids returning to school after the summer break seem to brew a great big soup of illness and it's no surprise that they then 'share the love' with their adult carers! Just one week back in to term and my son caught a cold … Continue reading What’s In My Winter Wellness Kit?
So, I bloody love stationery! There's just something about September and that general feeling of newness that comes with it. I could blame too many years in Education (both as a student and for work) and my general love of Autumn, but it really feels more like 'new year' than actual new year! And new … Continue reading My Favourite Organising Items!
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
'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!