Gift ideas for self care

Christmas is a busy period for most and with it comes Christmas parties, present shopping and socialising which can make finding time to relax and unwind difficult. A self care product can be a thoughtful gift to give this time of year (or any time actually), or to treat yourself with. With that in mind, here are my favourite gift ideas for self care featuring independent sellers on Etsy. Bath / Shower products I’ve spoken Read More…

Favourite things to do on a Rainy Day

It’s been fairly wet and cold recently which can make anyone feel miserable. I’ve definitely been there myself, I used to hate a rainy day (especially at the weekends) but here’s a little secret for you I’ve learned to love a rainy day. I find that a rainy day can be the perfect time for me to relax and unwind or catch up with things around my home. I no longer feel like a rainy Read More…

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 Read More…

Why it’s OK to treat yourself | Shopping Haul

How many times have you been hovering over the ‘Checkout’ button on an online store or picking up, then putting back items when you’re out and about shopping? When’s the last time you bought yourself a treat? Honestly until last weekend I couldn’t tell you the last time I went shopping and treated myself to something, whether that be a new Lush product, an item of clothing I’ve had my eye on or a new Read More…

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, Read More…