I’ve heard about the benefits of sleep and keeping a sleep diary for over 20 years but it never seemed like something I should do. That was, until, I was so sleep deprived that I could no longer think straight! Years of going back and forth the doctor, only to be told I was depressed … Continue reading Sleep Deprivation? The Benefits of a Sleep Diary
Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of depression that ebbs and flows with the changing of seasons. Sufferers often find that the colder, winter months are their ‘down’ periods, whilst warmer, summer months they are happier. Whilst this is the most common scenario, people with SAD have been known to feel SAD in the summer … Continue reading Seasonal Affective Disorder – Are you SAD or just ‘Sad’?
On Monday, Jesy Nelson announced that she would leave Little Mix. Her statement included the reason we all expected; the constant scrutiny and pressure causing her mental health to continue declining. Known as ‘The fat one’ and numerous attacks on the shape of her head/face, it is no surprise that Jesy has suffered with mental … Continue reading Jesy is Out of the MIX
is that time of year when we put away our shorts and dig out the jeans. Finding the right shape can be difficult, especially when you’re 5’2” and size 16, with an ‘upside-down’ bum (my kind daughter’s words!!). It’s also a minefield out there, with endless style, fits, rises, and colours! But buying jeans doesn’t … Continue reading A Sustainable Guide to Buying Jeans
Halloween can only mean one thing, Fright Night Film Fest!! I love getting in some popcorn, sweets, turning off the lights and having a scary film marathon (not on my own mind). Check out my other film night essential! Horror is my favourite genre, I love psychological and supernatural type films. I don’t mind a … Continue reading Top 10 Horror Films of the 21st Century
After a construction accident in which he loses his right arm and his divorce, Edgar Freemantle moves from Minnesota to Florida to begin what his psychiatrist described as a "geographic cure." He rediscovers his love of painting and finds that he is good at it, but his paintings seem to have something "more" to them. … Continue reading Duma Key is the Perfect Halloween Destination
It’s that time of year when everyone likes to cosy up, be comfortable, and feel loved. With lots of places in local lockdowns, and the potential for another full lockdown, having a date night or romantic weekend away may seem impossible. Fear not, here are my handy tips for having a romantic date night/weekend ‘away’ … Continue reading Romantic Weekend Lockdown Style
October 19th was #EvaluateYourLifeDay so I guess today is as good a day as any to look at where I am and readjust course if necessary. Looking at yourself and your life can be difficult, nobody likes to acknowledge any negativity or failings in life. However, it is necessary to make sure you have the … Continue reading Tips for Evaluating Your Life
After landing her dream job in Paris, Chicago marketing exec Emily Cooper embraces her adventurous new life while juggling work, friends and romance.Netflix Ok… So the plot isn’t anything original, but if you want an easy watching then this is definitely worth the watch. Think Devil Wears Prada meets Ugly Betty, and you’ll get Emily … Continue reading Is Emily in Paris Worth the Watch?
This year, with the uncertainty of lockdowns and a global pandemic, I have wondered whether I should celebrate and prepare for Halloween at all! I’ll be honest, I’ve not properly decorated for it for a few years as my children always make their own plans with friends instead. It seems to be a lot of … Continue reading Tips for a Happy Halloween during Lockdown