Weekly Self Care Routine

At the end of last year I wrote about how I wanted to go into 2019 focusing more on myself, to discover who I am again and be more open about how I’m feeling and my mental health. My main goal this past month has been introducing more self care into my daily and weekly routines, which I’d like to share with you. 😊 First, what is self care? To me self care is making time to take care of yourself, your health (both physical and mental) and to help you feel better. Whether that’s by relaxing you, cheering you […]

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Relaxing bath time routine | Self Care

During my CBT sessions we talked about self care and how I should do one nice thing for myself once a week. Or more if I could manage it… Sometimes a bad mental health day makes my motivation very difficult, so she took that into consideration. I chose a long relaxing bath and find it helps me unwind, distress and feel better about the day and about myself. Of course a bath isn’t the only form of self care you can try but it’s something I enjoy and find them very relaxing. Especially in the Autumn and Winter months when […]

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Relax and Unwind | Adult colouring ft Lady Lucas *

How do you like to relax and unwind? Personally I love to relax and unwind with an adult colouring book or by doing some oragami. Both are very theraputic and with the nights getting longer it’s the perfect time to do more indoor activities like these. Not only are they relaxing and theraputic I also get to be creative. 🎨 So when Ashley of Lady Lucas contacted me to review some of her colouring pages, I couldn’t say no! Especially to her cute Halloween designs. 👻🎃💛 Cute characters colouring book This 32 page colouring book is full of cute designs! […]

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Relax and Unwind After a Long Day | Tips

As I’ve gotten older night’s in have definitely become more desirable, especially after a long week at work. Don’t get me wrong I still enjoy a good night out now and then but coming home to relax and unwind after a hard day is a great way to recharge. My favourite ways to relax and unwind. 1. Run a bath. Start the tap running and do something for you while you wait. For me this may be some chores, prepare my lunch or clothes for work the next day or spend some quality time with my family. 2. Set the […]

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How we spent our Staycation

We had a Staycation last week, the weather was pretty good. Cloudy and not too warm on some of the days but the rain held off! 🙂 In my last post I wrote a list of things we planned to do with our week off, here’s what we decided on. Monday was mostly spent at home and at the gym. Ryan has a weekly training session on a Monday and I have an evening class so we planned around these and had pepperoni pizza for dinner. Ryan’s mum was admitted to hospital Monday morning after breaking her hip and leg; […]

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Laryngitis Treatment – My Experience with Speech Therapy

Hey there, for those of you that aren’t aware, I have been suffering from chronic laryngitis since May and was referred to an ear, nose and throat specialist. Which is why things have been so quiet around here lately(!) and probably will be for the foreseeable future. As well as seeing a specialist, my doctor has also recently referred me to speech therapy. The specialist I saw couldn’t find anything physically wrong with my vocal cords or voice box, yet I still have little voice and some days, no voice at all. He was unsympathetic and didn’t explain what the […]

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