Category Archives: positivity

Promises To Myself

Happy New Year!  I’ve had a wonderful Christmas, I loved spending quality time with friends and family. I also spent time snuggling with my cats whilst reading (and eating chocolate), watching Netflix and shopping in the sales (I love my new … Continue reading

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7 Things I Loved In October

October has a particular beauty to it, the red, gold, and orange leaves in the trees waiting to fall and crunch beneath our feet. The slightly chilly but dry days, the lovely blue sky and the sun shining and even those dark … Continue reading

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8 Things I Loved In September

There’s a noticeable chill in the morning air, leaves are slowly changing colour and the nights are drawing in – my favourite season, Autumn, has arrived. Today I’m focusing on 8 things I loved in September. Going to the cinema … Continue reading

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9 Things I Loved in August

Today I’m sharing with you 9 things I loved in August: 1. My gorgeous new cats 🙂 Meet Luna (3 year old) and Talia (1 year old). I adopted them last week and they are slowly settling in. Luna loves to … Continue reading

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Taking Time To Relax Is Important

Taking time to relax is vital in maintaining your positive mental health. Relaxing releases your body’s feel-good hormones—serotonin, prolactin, and oxytocin—and lowers the stress hormone, cortisol. By incorporating moments of relaxation throughout your day, you will find a happier, healthier you. Today I’m sharing … Continue reading

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8 Invaluable Lessons Fibromyalgia Taught Me

Being diagnosed with Fibromyalgia has changed my life. It’s easy to focus on all the negatives but today I’m focusing on the invaluable lessons Fibromyalgia taught me. Fibromyalgia taught me how to lean on other people. Asking for help is a … Continue reading

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7 Things I Loved in July

July was another challenging month – my fibro pain was intense and I felt so fatigued. My depression hasn’t lifted but I’m working on building my confidence again, I’m practising mindfulness and I’m focusing on the positives in my life. … Continue reading

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9 Things I Loved In June

Today I’ve been reflecting on the month of June, it’s been a challenging month, my health has not been great – physically and mentally. I’ve seen a number of doctors and consultants, I’ve endured being prodded and poked and I’ve … Continue reading

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How To Make Positive Lifestyle Changes

Sometimes we get bogged down in our routines but how about making some changes or trying something you’ve always wanted to have a go at but kept putting off?  Why wait? It’s time to take the initiate and stop playing … Continue reading

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Empowering Yourself To Make Change Happen

Recently, in my ‘Things I loved in May’ blog post I mentioned The Book of YOU http://amzn.to/29chkeq. This book promises to empower you to make change happen – one micro-action at a time because the small things really matter. During this … Continue reading

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