Mental Health Awareness Week – Medication and Me

I wrote this post a while back in my bullet journal, but never got round to actually posting. I think I have been putting myself off with my mind working overtime and finding too many distractions. Mental Health Awareness Week seems like the perfect time to finally get it online.     I’ve been inactive

SAD

10 Things You Should Know About Seasonal Affective Disorder – #Blogtober17 Day 23

Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD is a mental health issue which is very much underrated and overlooked. Officially recognised as a mental health disorder, it is a type of depression that people only experience during certain times of the year. There are many people who haven’t even heard of it, let alone know

My Favourite Villains and Superheroes – #Blogtober17 Day 22

Ever since I can remember, I have loved villains more than superheroes. Their characters have always seemed more real, and more believable. Maybe I just don’t believe that someone can be wholly good. Does that make me a pessimist? Perhaps. In TV shows and films, being a villain has also given the actors, script writers

My 5 Unusual Celebrity Crushes! – #Blogtober17 Day 21

I’m hearing loads at the moment about mothers having a crush on Justin Fletcher and Mr Bloom – sorry ladies, I’m not seeing it myself! Everyone has at least one weird crush during their lifetime though, and I can tell you I’ve had many! Here’s 5 of the more unusual ones: Steve Tyler Yup. Steve

10 Things I’d Say To My Teenage Self – #Blogtober17 Day 20

The teenage years are hard aren’t they? You’re coming up to the stage where you feel old enough that you don’t need adults telling you what to do, and yet you don’t really have enough experience in anything to guide you. It’s all equally exciting and daunting. I didn’t really enjoy my teenage years. I

Why you shouldn't keep secrets

Reasons Not To Keep Secrets- #Blogtober17 Day 19

I used to love knowing secrets as a kid. They were something magical, and knowing them had the power to make someone feel oh so special. The whispering in the playground, and the hushed giggles. It was all a fantastic game! They were never nice if you were on the outside of them though; if

Blogtober Relaxation

The Importance of Relaxation – #Blogtober17 Day 18

It’s often difficult to allow yourself time to relax, especially if you’re a parent. There’s always so much to do, and so little time to do it in. You’ll often have a list as long as your arm of all the stuff that should have been done last week, and an even longer list of

15 Quotes on Mindfulness – #Blogtober17 Day 17

“If you want to conquer the anxiety of lie, live in the moment, live in the breath” – Amit Ray   “Meditation practice isn’t about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better. It’s about befriending who we are already.” – Pema Chödrön   “Don’t believe everything you think. Thoughts are just that –

Fears vs Phobias – #Blogtober17 Day 16

Fear is a strange thing. Some fears come from experiences, some from stories, some from legends. Some fears appear as if from nowhere, and you can’t even remember when they started. Fears vs Phobias I think it is quite important to note that fears and phobias are two different things. “A phobia is an irrational fear, a

Looking Through Old Photographs – #Blogtober17 Day 15

Today’s prompt for #Blogtober17 is old photos, which is convenient because I’ve just been having a tidy/clear out and came across a load of mine. I love old photos. I love knowing they are a snapshot of someone’s life, that you’re looking in on something personal. Especially when they are of people you don’t know, then you