Lifestyle · Self Esteem

The Grass Isn’t Always Greener

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, ‘The grass is greener on the other side’. You probably know too that sometimes, it really isn’t. Welcome to Day 4 of my Mental Health Awareness Week posts. With accessibility to each others’ lives now made easier than ever through social media, it’s always easy to think that others…… Continue reading The Grass Isn’t Always Greener

Mental Health

Work-Related Stress and Mental Health: How To Help Others and Yourself

Workaholic. Working from early hours of the morning right through until the late hours. Drinking multiple cups of coffee to get through the day. Staring at the glowing blue screen of your phone by night. Today’s post is all about finding work-related stress and mental health and our management of it. According to UK’s Health…… Continue reading Work-Related Stress and Mental Health: How To Help Others and Yourself

Mental Health · Mindfulness · Self Esteem

Removing the Taboo for Mental Health Awareness Week

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week, a week like no other but when everyone opens their eyes to what is there, each and every day. Human suffering. Our silent suffering. Wounds on the body being visible may be treated, stitched together. But our minds…what lies within are invisible to all. And worst of all sometimes our…… Continue reading Removing the Taboo for Mental Health Awareness Week

Lifestyle · Mental Health · Mindfulness

If you need space, look for nothing

Work, family life, remembering appointments, meeting professional and personal deadlines, doing chores, rushing around…sometimes you just want to shout, ‘Stop!’ and for everything to halt. You need space but don’t have time for a holiday. You need space and you just can’t find it. On weekend and the weekend before, I had been clearing the…… Continue reading If you need space, look for nothing

Lifestyle · Mindfulness

Silence Is Golden: Lessons From A Bob Dylan Gig

I’m writing today from Bournemouth, England, where yesterday evening my partner and I saw the legendary Bob Dylan live and in the flesh. Whilst my other half is more the fan in our family, I was still hotly anticipating the evening. I mean, it’s Bob Dylan! I was surprised about the lessons that I learnt.…… Continue reading Silence Is Golden: Lessons From A Bob Dylan Gig