Heal Yourself from the Inside Out

Over the last few years, the number of people promoting exercise and a healthy lifestyle has risen massively. People are getting fitter, healthier and stronger. If you watch a movie from the 80’s or 90’s the actors are just that, actors and they’re play fighting. Watch a movie now and you know that the actors …

Why Do I Feel Like This?

I have days like today where I think ‘what the hell is going on, why do I feel like this?!’ It’s easy to over analyse every emotion that comes up. But remember, just because you’re feeling down or lonely or sad or whatever, it doesn’t mean you’re going to get horrendously ill. Everyone has bad …

Get Back the Real You

I spent quite a few years living with depression and not really feeling like me. I went months without smiling or laughing and every day seemed to merge into the next Then I had the hyper months where I’d be high as a kite, burning through each day with a craze that bought out the …

Get Your Support Team Sorted

Throughout my whole life, I’ve pretty much done things on my own. Being number three of four meant that I didn’t get much attention. Being average at school meant I blended into the background. And being a strong and motivated person means that I can get most things sorted myself. But I didn’t make that …

Tomorrow is a New Day

We all have bad days. But when you’ve got mental health issues your bad day can really bring you down. So be kind to yourself and stop for one minute to think about what you can do about it. I’m having a bad day. I’m tired, hormonal and my teeth hurt from the dental work …

Be More You – Get Some Me Time

Life is so busy. Work and families take up so much of our time and before you know it you’ve forgotten who you are and what you like to do. Last year I started putting myself first. I said no to time thieves and made sure I spent a good chunk of my week doing …

Screen Time – Be Inspired

I recently wrote a blog post on social media success. This post goes a bit deeper into who you should and shouldn’t be following/reading/watching… I had a strange conversation last year with a friend who clearly didn’t get social media. She said something along the lines of ‘well my sister in law put something up …

Listen to Your Heart

When you’re younger and you’re not really sure who you are yet, you tend to question everything. You’re not quite sure if the thoughts in your head are right or whether the opinions of others are. But as you get older and a bit more confident you start believing in yourself a bit more. When …

A Life on Hold – Stay Positive

Do you ever feel like your life is on hold? That maybe you’d make a big change if the timing was right or you had the money you needed? I’m feeling like that at the moment. It’s entirely due to finances. I’m sure the universe will send a windfall to me soon and I’ll have …

The Chill Pill Exercise

Listen to this five-minute audio where I talk you through the chill pill exercise: Living with a mood disorder or mental health issue is really difficult. You can feel on top of the world one minute and down on your luck another. It’s hard to know how to deal with such a wide range of …