New Beginnings

I can’t believe it’s been four months since I last posted – it feels like it’s been longer! This year, I really wanted to get stuck into blogging, whether anyone reads this little space or not, I just wanted to get into the habit of writing and documenting my thoughts,…

When Stress Becomes Too Much & How You Can Manage it

u n d e r s t a n d i n g  s t r e s s  Stress, unfortunately, is a part of life and it’s something every single one of us experiences. Whilst a small level of stress can be a good thing, as it helps to…

Hello 2018 & Life Update

Happy New Year! I always find this time of year strange. Whilst everyone else looks forward to moving into a new year, new challenges, new goals and a chance to get organised, I find the first few days of January can be somewhat – disappointing. Sometimes, it feels wrong to leave a…

A Mini, Last Minute Christmas Gift Guide

It’s less than a week until Christmas! How has this happened? Back in November, I wrote a whole list of ideas that I was hoping to see, do and create this festive period, but I’ve hardly done anything at all. I’ve been struggling with the lack of daylight, and have…

The Little Things | 10 Things That Made Me Happy This Week

Happy Sunday Everyone! It feels like ages since I last wrote a post. Since getting home from Cyrpus, I have started full-time work, and so for the last couple of weeks, I haven’t had a moment to sit and write for myself. I’m still getting used to the long days…

Pumpkin Picking | The Pop Up Farm

I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion – Henry David Thoreau I’ve never been pumpkin picking before. In fact, last year I didn’t even buy a pumpkin. Not one. I don’t know why because I had planned…

The Little Things | 10 Things That Made Me Happy This Week

Happy Weekend! And hello from Cyprus. Sorry to make you all jealous but I’m sitting here writing this, feet up by the pool with a calippo, sweating in the midday sun. But somebody is vacuuming , so it’s not that peaceful. To be fair to them, I vacuumed this morning…

3 Mindful Magazines To Read This Autumn/Winter

 I love a good magazine. As a child, I always (politely) asked my mum for the latest issue of whatever magazine I was reading at the time. Top of the Pops, Girl Talk, Mizz. There was something about them that I just really enjoyed. And I always felt adult for…

The Little Things | 10 Things That Made Me Happy This Week

 Happy Friday Everyone! Welcome to the first instalment of ‘The Little Things’ where I will be posting a list of 10 things that have made me happy over the past week. I always enjoy reading posts like these (because I’m quite nosy) so I thought I would start a series…

Embracing Autumn

Welcome Autumn   Today marks the Autumn Equinox, which means it is finally acceptable to start getting excited for the months ahead. The leaves are starting to fall, the air is crisp and the evenings are slowly getting darker each day. I love this time of year because not only…

Feeling Rosy with Neal’s Yard Skincare

I have always wanted to try Neal’s Yard products (as I love anything that uses natural ingredients) I just never got around to actually trying any of them. That was until my skin began to feel a bit, bleurgh. Although I was cleansing, toning, and moisturising morning and night, I wasn’t…