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Mental Health

This is something I wrote a while ago, but as it is Mental Health Awareness Week, I wanted to share it. Mental health has always been a hard topic to talk about, but it’s something that .

Driving through anxiety

Daily life Mental Health

For those of you that follow me on Twitter or Instagram, you may have seen that I passed my driving test. While this may not seem like a big deal for some, for me, it was a huge, huge .

2016

Lifestyle Mental Health Parenting

Merriam-Webster’s word of 2016 was “surreal” and that definitely sums up my year. At the beginning of 2016, I was flying to New York with my boyfriend which had been .

Keep it positive

Lifestyle Mental Health Pregnancy

I promise this is a happy post, not a big moan, so just bear with me! I had one of those days this weekend where I felt like everything was just too much. Every part of me was hurting; .

The home stretch

Mental Health Pregnancy

It’s finally here, the third trimester, the “home stretch” as all my pregnancy books call it. There’s just over 10 weeks to go until Cabbage is here, and it’s all getting extremely .

Anxiety and pregnancy

Mental Health Pregnancy

Have you ever been swimming or paddling in the sea, just getting on with things, when out of nowhere, a huge wave comes up, knocking you over or pushing you under the water? A wave .

Anxiety: Break it down

Mental Health

One of the problems with not having a set routine is that extra time on your hands can invariably lead to over thinking. If I’m honest, I’ve found that my anxiety has become .

Tropical Wonderland

Lifestyle Mental Health

The lovely Liz, who I have previously interviewed, gave me Millie Marotta’s Tropical Wonderland for my birthday a few weeks ago. As I’ve said before, along with exercise and .

Millie Marotta – Turtle

Lifestyle Mental Health

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9G_rCH550Q&feature=youtu.be] Apologies for another colouring video 🙂 I’m finding this great for relaxing in the evening. I’m .

Colouring Time

Lifestyle Mental Health

Starting a new page in my Millie Marotta colouring book. I’ve found colouring is an amazing way to de-stress and calm down, especially if I’m feeling anxious about something.

A day in the life…

Daily life Lifestyle Mental Health

Do you ever have those moments where you suddenly feel so overwhelmed by how underwhelming everything is? A moment when, out of the blue, anxiety physically cripples you for a reason .