Super Easy Three Bean & Mint Recipe (gf)

      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)

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 … Continue reading Back To Basics With Self Care

CBA Cookery: Super Easy Curry Recipe (gf, df)

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 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 … Continue reading Homeopathy For The Summer Holidays

CBA Cookery: Cheat’s Mushroom Risotto Recipe (gf)

You know those days when you just can't be arsed? And yet your body still wants some nutrients or maybe you have tiny demanding beings you created that keep needing to be fed! Every day! What's with this?! Anyway, sometimes it's handy to have some more easy recipes in your repertoire so here's my first … Continue reading CBA Cookery: Cheat’s Mushroom Risotto Recipe (gf)

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 nausea. … Continue reading Homeopathy for Morning Sickness