Knowing Your Signs

One thing I always wanted to do with this blog was to be more personal, not just articles and tips, but real feelings and personality. This is not an easy task for me, so I hope you’ll bear with me. This post is about spotting the signs, if you’ve experienced mental health issues before, youContinue reading “Knowing Your Signs”

High Protein Foods

I had a realisation today, after a brief discussion about what foods are full of protein and what aren’t, my husband needs to build up muscle just above his knees (physio’s orders) and I suggested a little more protein in his diet might help with this. It might not, but since it’s used to helpContinue reading “High Protein Foods”

And So It Begins – 2022

I’m not sure it’s wise to start with happy new year, for many this really hasn’t been and with Omicron doing it’s best to spread far and wide, it’s not likely to improve for many. I’m not doing any new years resolutions as such, a tradition that is more about making plans you don’t intendContinue reading “And So It Begins – 2022”

Collab reviews – real or scam? T-Post

There are so many of the collab or ambassador offers these days, and honestly, most of them aren’t real or have catches that make it not worth your time. My latest is T-post, who I confess, I’d not heard of until today. I find it fascinating how many I get considering my followers are fairlyContinue reading “Collab reviews – real or scam? T-Post”

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is a day of awareness, keeping fresh in our minds that anyone can suffer from mental health issues, at any time, in any place. And yet, we still hear “What have they got to be depressed about?” or my favourite one “they’re just doing it for attention.” I put those upContinue reading “World Mental Health Day”

Boundaries – The Importance of Setting Them.

I’ve recently started my counselling training and this is a subject that came up in the session. I won’t go into detail about my classes, but the topic, that we can definitely go into. What are boundaries?Boundaries are limits we set with the people we interact with, these can be friends, family or co-workers. ExamplesContinue reading “Boundaries – The Importance of Setting Them.”

Sympathy, Empathy and Listening

We’ve all had a hard time at some point, for one reason or another, and in those moments we may have reached out to someone. Perhaps someone has reached out to you in their time of need, this is not always an easy thing to help with. Do they need or want sympathy, empathy, orContinue reading “Sympathy, Empathy and Listening”

ArtStart – Art with a heart

ArtStart was the brainchild of Sue Gentry and myself as a way for local artists to be able to sell and exhibit their art as well as bringing in donations for Home-Start Winchester, a local charity who makes a big impact on many of the families in the area. Firstly, here’s a bit about Home-StartContinue reading “ArtStart – Art with a heart”

Quarantine Halloween – Movie Night

So we’re staying home this Halloween, we’re going to have a movie night but maybe you’re not after a standard horror movie? Maybe you’re looking for kids films? Or even a little romcom? There’s plenty of blogs telling you about the horror movies, but what’s out there, and is that all there is to watch?Continue reading “Quarantine Halloween – Movie Night”

Quarantine Halloween – 13 ways to Stay Spooky At Home!

I keep seeing posts talking about cancelling Halloween (and Christmas) because of Covid, if you need going out and shopping to make these worthwhile for you then that’s a real shame. For the rest of us, how about some Quarantine Halloween ideas? Let’s make a plan, 13 ways to make it fun and spooky whileContinue reading “Quarantine Halloween – 13 ways to Stay Spooky At Home!”

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