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10+ Ways of Simplifying Your Life

2021-08-04T14:39:53+10:00

Sometimes simplifying your life comes out of necessity and other times it's just an evolution. To me, simplifying your life is more along the lines of work smarter, not harder. And these are some of the changes I've made to work smarter. And while some of these steps are quite small, when combined they can make quite an impact on your day to day life. Robot Vacuum I really didn't think I needed a robot vacuum. It would only take me about half an hour to vacuum the whole house. And its not like I needed to find more time [...]

10+ Ways of Simplifying Your Life2021-08-04T14:39:53+10:00

Coping with anxiety during fertility treatments

2021-09-04T15:05:28+10:00

Infertility can bring up a number of mental health concerns. And anxiety is probably the most common. Due to the nature of the treatments involved, you might already be very attuned with your bodies. Noticing subtle changes and become conscious of every possible ache, twinge or sensation in your body. Your thoughts are racing and you are worried about all sorts of things you should or shouldn’t be doing. Which makes it very difficult to relax and not think about it. You wonder how you can possibly switch off and not think about something that is so important to you. [...]

Coping with anxiety during fertility treatments2021-09-04T15:05:28+10:00

15+ easy habits you can start building today

2021-08-02T12:46:04+10:00

Please note this post may contain affiliate links. While clicking these links won’t cost you any extra money, I may earn a commission if you make a purchase. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Easy habits, simple habits or micro habits. Whatever you want to call them, they can make a big impact. Whether you want more or less of something, there are plenty of easy habits to start today. 15+ easy habits you can start building today 1. Drink more water Drinking more water seems so simple. But it took me about six months to get [...]

15+ easy habits you can start building today2021-08-02T12:46:04+10:00

20+ ideas to add to your mental health toolbox

2021-03-05T16:53:59+11:00

Please note this post may contain affiliate links. While clicking these links won’t cost you any extra money, I may earn a commission if you make a purchase. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Life can get hard sometimes. So I have a bunch of things in what I call my mental health toolbox. They are all tasks I have used in the past to help lift my mood, motivate me and instil a little extra confidence. It's unfortunate, but I need to say this. I have no qualifications when it comes to mental health, so this [...]

20+ ideas to add to your mental health toolbox2021-03-05T16:53:59+11:00

15 Gifts for the Self Improvement Junkie in Your Life

2021-04-30T16:46:48+10:00

Please note this post may contain affiliate links. While clicking these links won’t cost you any extra money, I may earn a commission if you make a purchase. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Buying gifts for some people can be tough. And what about those people that are always trying to improve themselves and their lives? As a self-confessed self improvement junkie, I can say that I am a little bit picky when it comes time to tell people what I'd like for my birthday or Christmas. Let's start with the books, shall we? It's hard [...]

15 Gifts for the Self Improvement Junkie in Your Life2021-04-30T16:46:48+10:00

Finding your Purpose with Personality Tests

2020-08-30T16:06:38+10:00

Please note this post may contain affiliate links. While clicking these links won’t cost you any extra money, I may earn a commission if you make a purchase. I am currently in the throws of finding my purpose. I’m not sure I ever had one but it’s been a pretty constant theme appearing every month or so for the last year. Perhaps purpose should be my word for 2021? But learning more about your self through personality tests can shed some light and help you find your purpose. I’ll include my results in each one! Personality tests to help you [...]

Finding your Purpose with Personality Tests2020-08-30T16:06:38+10:00

7 Self-Improvement Podcasts You Need To Listen To

2021-04-30T16:50:57+10:00

Please note this post may contain affiliate links. While clicking these links won’t cost you any extra money, I may earn a commission if you make a purchase. I know it sounds a little bit lame, but I only really discovered podcasts in 2017. I’m not even sure what made me open the podcast app but I started with a podcast from Headspace. This was also during the throws of postnatal depression. Now that I’d found a podcast to listen to, I found some similar podcasts. And so began my road to devouring self-improvement related podcasts. A little note about [...]

7 Self-Improvement Podcasts You Need To Listen To2021-04-30T16:50:57+10:00

A to Z of Self Care Ideas

2020-08-09T21:33:22+10:00

Please note this post may contain affiliate links. While clicking these links won’t cost you any extra money, I may earn a commission if you make a purchase. Self care. It’s one of those things you love or don’t really care for. I’ll be honest, I’m not a big fan of the phrase. But I know I need to keep a few self care ideas up my sleeve. Aromatherapy You don’t have to have hippy tendencies to enjoy the benefits of aromatherapy. There are many different ways you can use smells to shift or improve your mood. From wax melts [...]

A to Z of Self Care Ideas2020-08-09T21:33:22+10:00

Opening Up About Postnatal Depression

2019-08-01T19:11:22+10:00

I knew something was up when I realised that my daughter was five days old yet I had not kissed her once. This got me so worked up that my eyes filled with tears at the thought of it. I really struggled to kiss her then and there. You hear about people falling instantly in love with their child and feeling this special connection. I didn’t feel that. I spent perhaps an hour with my daughter before I was whisked off to surgery, to be reunited with her six hours after her birth. My daughter’s six-week maternal health nurse appointment [...]

Opening Up About Postnatal Depression2019-08-01T19:11:22+10:00

Learning How To Give Myself Grace

2019-07-18T20:47:47+10:00

I have recently been learning how to give myself grace, particularly when it comes to my daughter. I’ve inherited a trait from my dad that I’ve only just noticed: impatience. I am very impatient with a short temper when it comes to my daughter. And it doesn’t take long before I start to feel how I did at the peak of my postnatal depression. So for me, learning how to give myself grace is becoming something I really need to pay attention to. I need to have more patience, more grace and put a lid on my temper. Some days [...]

Learning How To Give Myself Grace2019-07-18T20:47:47+10:00
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