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Books, Lifestyle, stationery

Eight subscription boxes you need in your life

In case you hadn't noticed, I love a subscription box. And there really is something for everyone these days. Here's a look at my faves - perfect for a self-care treat or Christmas gift. Buddy Box If self-care is your thing, you can't go wrong with Blurt's Buddy Box. Available in two sizes to suit… Continue reading Eight subscription boxes you need in your life

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Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #25

When I sat down to have a go at calligraphy the other night I was reminded of how relaxing I find it to take some time away from screens and do something creative. I used to really enjoy spending time doodling in my bullet journal but I started to get a bit stressed and anxious… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #25

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Some thoughts for Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

The Mental Health Foundation has hosted Mental Health Awareness Week every May since 2000. This year's theme is 'surviving to thriving'. "Good mental health is more than the absence of a mental health problem" - Mental Health Foundation This Mental Health Awareness Week, the Mental Health Foundation is asking why so many people are living… Continue reading Some thoughts for Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

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Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #10

Way back in August 2016 I signed up to the Blurt Foundation newsletter. They sent me a self-care starter kit which I flagged to read through at a later date - that later date ended up being earlier this week! It's such a great document to have to hand whenever you need it. It covers… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #10

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Item of the day: January #BlurtBuddyBox

I really loved my Christmas Buddy Box and would subscribe in an instant if I had anything resembling a disposable income. I've been thinking about it and I'm seriously tempted to cancel my one existing subscription (to DC Comics - £20/month for two story arcs in hardback) and subscribing to the awesome Buddy Boxes. Have… Continue reading Item of the day: January #BlurtBuddyBox

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Review: #BlurtBuddyBox

There are so many awesome subscription services out there but one that really stands out is the Buddy Box from Blurt. Blurt is a small but fantastic team of people dedicated to supporting people with depression. Their monthly Buddy Box is a beautiful care package providing people with a hug in a box. It's packed… Continue reading Review: #BlurtBuddyBox

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Item of the day: Blurt’s BuddyBox

Blurt is a fantastic charity dedicated to helping people affected by depression. One of their fab ideas is the BuddyBox - an awesome subscription service where you (or a friend) receive items to help you relax, get creative, de-stress and have fun. Great idea, huh? You can subscribe for £12 a month and receive three… Continue reading Item of the day: Blurt’s BuddyBox