Positive Pitstops: where I go for positivity online

There is no denying that we all live in an online world. According to Wired the average Brit spends twenty five hours a week online. And as wonderful as the internet is, filled with information and beautiful imagery and inspiration, it can also be a pretty difficult space to navigate. Aside from information overload, there…

Four Ways to Travel With a Chronic Illness

This month I went on holiday with my two best friends. We went to beautiful Nice, visiting Cannes and Monaco. And we packed a lot into our short trip, with just three full days. I’ve been on long weekends with the girls before, to London and Edinburgh. But this was my first time going away…

Writing and Wellbeing: My Love of Lists

As I start to prepare for my first few writing and wellbeing workshops (booking details to follow soon), I thought I would share with you some of my favourite mindful writing activities. First up, it is the humble list. This might not seem like an obvious creative writing activity, but lists are great springboards to…

Pain and Positivity

Ways to keep positive when experiencing chronic pain, from someone who is going through it.

Self Care Essentials

I’ve had a chronic illness since I was eleven. It’s not the most important thing about me, but it has taught me the importance of taking care of myself. A few nights ago accidentally drank too much caffeine and ended up unable to sleep, body aching and wondering how my energy levels would be effected…

REVIEW: The Mitford Murders by Jessica Fellowes

Hi guys, sorry I’ve been away for a while. Life got in the way for a little while with working on other projects but I have been reading plenty so expect lots of book reviews and related posts over the next few weeks! As soon as I saw The Mitford Murders advertised, I knew I…

The Perfect Commuting Habit

Normally, I like to read on the bus. However, I have started to get a little travel sick when reading on the bus and when I have to change bus it can feel a bit of a pain getting my book out only to have to put it away again ten minutes later. So, I’ve…

Thankfulness and Ambition: How the two can be connected.

Over the last few weeks I haven’t been practicing yoga. I had been in a really good routine of practising for fifteen minutes before bed and meditating for ten minutes twice a day. Starting a new job and now having an arthritis flair up (thanks British weather), it has all fallen away. But not completely….