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.(more…)
In my last video called 'being mindful', I talked about mindfulness, and how being mindful is a way to train our emotional resilience. This, in turn, helps us to stay happy. One of the tips I mentioned was to notice the little things and as for me, happiness is... loving the little things, here are some of the little things that I love.(more…)
Having introduced my Happiness is… series, and touched the surface of some of the things that can feed into unhappiness, I am beginning my Happiness is... journey with mindfulness. Not all of the content in this series will be about mindfulness, but it certainly has such strong links to practices that can work to increase our happiness.(more…)
I am actually very new to the world of Lush and this LUSH Cosmetics bath haul contains my first ever purchases to try out!(more…)
First off, it is purely a happy coincidence that on the day of publishing this post, it happens to be International Day of Happiness. I didn't know that there was a day allocated to celebrating happiness, but what a fantastically relevant start to a series!
There are many positive aspects to living on, yes we say on not in, the Isle of Wight and I will talk more about these in future posts. For now, and for those that don’t know, there is a discount voucher website called
If you are here reading about FODMAPs then you probably have an idea of what FODMAPs are and how they afflict some of us when it comes to our digestion. However, if you are interested in finding out more, I have included links below to some websites, which provide clear explanations of the day-to-day reality of FODMAPS and IBS.(more…)