the happy newspaper
Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #33

We could all do with a regular reminder that there is some good left in the world, and The Happy Newspaper is the antidote to the shitstorm that is the world these days. Packed full of good news stories and colourful illustrations, it's the perfect pick-me-up for when it hasn't been your day/week/month. The attention… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #33

learn to rest not quit
blogging, Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #32

I've been daily blogging for a while now and I bleddy love it - although some days it's a bit of a struggle. Don't get me wrong, this schedule is entirely self-inflicted; I have so many ideas and there are so many awesome brands and creatives that I want to work with that I am… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #32

rainbow soul surprise subscription box review
Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #30 [Rainbow Soul Surprise review]

You know what makes a subscription box really stand out? When you're excited at every stage of the unboxing process. And Rainbow Soul Surprise* does not disappoint. From the exterior of the box, to the tissue paper, to the items inside, I just kept unwrapping more awesomeness! Yes, those are actual drawers! And there's stuff… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #30 [Rainbow Soul Surprise review]

really busy blogger
blogging, Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #29

My blog is one of the few areas of my life where I like to be consistently busy - it gives me a reason to keep working on it rather than slacking. Plus regular collaborations are great for my self-confidence; I must be doing something right! The blog is also the part of my life… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #29

Cornwall, Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #26

Do you have a place where you can go where you instantly feel relaxed an at peace? Earlier this week I popped into a little memorial garden and it was so beautiful and peaceful. I'm always walking past on the way to the park with Jenson but this time we popped in and I was… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #26

self-care adult colouring
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

coffee date with myself
Books, Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #24

I've read a few blog posts and spotted a few pics on Instagram lately where people have taken themselves out for coffee dates and it seemed like such a good idea. When I was due to meet a friend for coffee the other day, rather than traipse around town when he said he was stuck… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #24

self-care blogging
Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #23

Blogging is the rare bit of time I get to myself. I write for my own sanity more than any other reason and when I don't get the chance to write for a few days I feel a bit on edge. I don't like to write at my laptop in front of Jenson because I… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #23

spa day for two at st ives harbour hotel and spa - review and giveaway
Cornwall, Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #22 and a spa day giveaway!

For a few weeks now I've been teasing a week of giveaways on my blog but I'm actually kicking things off a day early! Yep, that's eight days of giveaways! And we're starting with a Self-Care Sunday post because we all know how important it is to look after ourselves - and I'm going to… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #22 and a spa day giveaway!