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What Losing my Dad to Cancer Taught me: 2 Years on

What Losing my Dad to Cancer Taught me: 2 Years on

On this day two years ago, life for my family and myself changed forever. 12th August 2017 was the day my Dad died of the illness he had been battling for four years. When I…

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Dealing with Grief one Granola Pot at a Time

Dealing with Grief one Granola Pot at a Time

In the lead-up to the second anniversary of my Dad’s death, I’m a little bit confused. As someone who has always had a tendency to repress emotions, it’s not always obvious – even to myself…

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Life Update/Soppy Reflective Ramble

Life Update/Soppy Reflective Ramble

It feels like literally forever since I last wrote a blog post! To tell the truth, things are just so busy right now that there doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day. Life…

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5 Things to Never Say to Someone with a Mental Illness

5 Things to Never Say to Someone with a Mental Illness

With Mental Health Awareness Week having just passed, the subject has very much returned to the forefront of my mind. I don’t speak about mental health as often now, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t…

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Gymshark66 – My Mental and Physical Journey

Gymshark66 – My Mental and Physical Journey

“They say it takes 66 days to form a habit. We believe it takes 66 days to change your life.” My Gymshark66 journey started on 1st January (also my 21st birthday). I took my starting…

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Social Media Spring Cleaning for Your Mind

Social Media Spring Cleaning for Your Mind

Ever find yourself having a ‘quick scroll through Instagram’ and suddenly find it’s been 2 hours, you’re 17 ‘fitspo’ profiles deep and your self-esteem is on the floor? Don’t worry, I’ve been there too. We’re…

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Let’s Talk About Antidepressants

Let’s Talk About Antidepressants

What’s the first thing you think of or feel when you hear the word ‘antidepressant’? For some reason, there’s a whole load of stigma and fear around them. A lot of people worry that they…

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How to get Yourself Through a Mental Wobble

How to get Yourself Through a Mental Wobble

I was so close to not writing a post this week, because to be totally honest I’ve been in what you could call a right old pickle. I’ve been questioning my motivations and goals in…

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Let’s not Worry About What we Eat This Christmas

Let’s not Worry About What we Eat This Christmas

For a whole range of reasons, Christmas can feel like a bit of a battle when it comes to food. Over the festive period, our routines are totally thrown, we rarely even know what day…

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Self Care Week: Let’s all be a Little More Selfish

Self Care Week: Let’s all be a Little More Selfish

This week is National Self Care week, but do we actually know what ‘self care’ is? There’s so much contradicting information banded about, it can be hard to figure out what the deal actually is.…

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