Understanding our stress reactions

Happiness is… Understanding our stress reactions

As we have previously discussed, stress is an inevitable part of our lives. Key to moving through these times and staying happy is to find ways to effectively manage the negative stress that we experience. For me, the first step is to understand ourselves and recognise where and how we are. So today I am going to talk about my own experience in the hope that you may find this relatable, or as things to keep an eye on as a preventative measure.


Orange Sun & Sepia Inspired Primark Eyes

Orange Sun & Sepia Inspired Primark Eyes

So, who experienced the strange sepia world last week? With a Saharan desert dust cloud whipped up and wafted our way, we experienced a dark, dusky sepia day which turned the sun into an orange ball of flame! With such beautiful, if eerie, colours affecting our skies, I felt inspired to use the scheme as a base for a makeup look. So, here are my Orange Sun & Sepia Inspired Primark Eyes:

Helpfully, some of the items I picked up in my recent Primark Haul suited my endeavours. In addition, I got to give them a good road test.

Products used:

MUA Skin Define Matte Perfect Foundation

Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation

Collection Loose Powder in Translucent

W7 Lift & Sculpt Palette

W7 Bronze & Glow Highlight

Primark 'Just Peachy' Eyeshadow Palette

Primark Blusher in Muscovado

Super Matte Lipstick in Kylie

Primark False Eyelashes in Natural

Slimming World friendly Low FODMAP

Slimming World Friendly Low FODMAP Shopping

In preparation for some future recipe videos, I recently went shopping for Slimming World friendly Low FODMAP ingredients. These ingredients are also Slimming World friendly and so, I thought I would show you what I bought. Not only do I understand how tricky it can be to get to grips with low FODMAP, I also appreciate the need for ideas for shopping and recipes. So, I thought I would do my bit to help.