Valentine’s day is celebrated by millions of lovers worldwide on 14th February every year. Originally, the day was used to celebrate numerous figures throughout history, such as Saint Valentine. Even the Romans used to celebrate this festival, and it has also been used to celebrate fertility rites and the pairing of women to men in … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Love Guide for All
Sleep Deprivation? The Benefits of a Sleep Diary
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 – Are you SAD or just ‘Sad’?
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’?
A Romantic Weekend – Lockdown Style
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 A Romantic Weekend – Lockdown Style
Tips for Evaluating Your Life
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
Tips for a Happy Halloween during Lockdown
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
It’s a Goodshed to be in Barry
I first heard about this ‘little’ project about a year ago, and I was super excited that Barry is finally getting developed into a trendy little town on the Welsh coast. I heard rumours of independent shops, and food, and bars…. And I was no disappointed with my first visit to The Goodsheds last weekend. … Continue reading It’s a Goodshed to be in Barry
Love is Not Made in Chelsea for Sam
Sam Thompson (Made in Chelsea) seems to be forever in the spotlight with his unlucky-in-love escapades. He has even resorted to being on Celebs Go Dating, twice! And still not found love. Nothing seems to have changed, as recently it was announced that he has split from his most recent flame, Zara McDermott. Now, I’ll … Continue reading Love is Not Made in Chelsea for Sam
Family Film Night for Under £10!
Since I have written a couple of posts about films/Netflix, it is probably fitting that I should share some tips on creating a family film night on a budget. Friday night is our family film night. It has always been one of my fondest memories from my own childhood… Blockbuster (WHO!!), chocolate, and all of … Continue reading Family Film Night for Under £10!
Bullying in the Workplace – What should you do?
As I left school at the young age of 18, I remember a sigh of relief as I thought I would never experience bullying again. Oh, how wrong was I! Over 20 years later I am coming to the end of a bullying and harassment case at work. So… Bullying in Adulthood. Who knew that … Continue reading Bullying in the Workplace – What should you do?