How Hobbies Can Benefit Mental Health *

AD, GIFTED | Setting aside time for ourselves and being able to focus on activities we enjoy can be difficult. There always seems to be something more precedent that we feel we need to do instead – which is often true. Whether that’s because we’re working or studying full-time, family commitments, or something else, it can become increasingly harder to get some much needed “me time”. This is why finding a hobby you enjoy can Read More…

What My Parents Taught Me About Relationships

This blog post is in collaboration with 13 other great bloggers who have been posting related content on each of their blogs, over the past couple of weeks. You can find out more about who has been taking part at the end of this post. What My Parents Taught Me About Relationships For many of us, our parents (or guardians) are our first teachers. We grow up watching them, learning from them, and seeing how Read More…

The Movies Tag

It’s no secret that I love movies. I have an extensive DVD collection (especially of horror movies), enjoy finding new movies on Netflix, and love to watch new releases at the cinema. So when I saw Stars and Sprinkles had posted ‘the movies tag’, I knew I had to share my answers. I love a good blogger tag; they’re a great way to get to know the person behind the blog and see what you Read More…

How to Maintain Your Fitness Goals * | Guest Post

AD | How many of us set fitness goals this year? … Hands up who hasn’t stuck to them? Yep, me too. At the start of the year I set myself a fitness goals to add more yoga into my daily routines, and although it was going well in January – I have added more at-home workouts to my routine. I’ve lost track of it recently, and it’s easily done; with so many other commitments Read More…

Spending 24 Hours in Birmingham *

AD | Even though I only live an hour away from Birmingham (on a good journey), it’s not somewhere I’ve explored much of, besides its music venues and shopping streets. And of course their well known Christmas markets. So I was interested to see what other tourist attractions the city had to offer, but with only 24 hours in Birmingham, I knew we had to use our time wisely. We decided to travel to Birmingham Read More…