I am quite open about the fact I suffer from mental health issues. I have since secondary school, with peaks and troughs of good times and bad times. Some of the thing I am going to be talking about can be triggering, and if you want to know what I do to keep myself moving forward … Continue reading Stuck – Mental Health Trigger
Today, it is time to talk. February 7th 2019 is the Time to Change day dedicated to talking about mental health in the bid to end the stigma around mental health and end discrimination. This year's theme is the ingredients used to start a conversation about mental health. 1 in 4 people every year is … Continue reading Time to Talk about mental health
As many of my friends and some random strangers who bring up the subject know, I love doing escape rooms. The first one I ever did was at Escape Reality in Coventry when it only had the original 6 rooms. Since then, I have completed all 6 of those rooms and got out of 5 … Continue reading I Escaped Reality; and COULD have lost my head!
Is it just me or has this year flown by? The year feels like I have done so much and yet also seems that I have missed out on several things at the same moment. Although it feels like 2018 has been a bad year overall for me, I still remember so many lovely things … Continue reading Where has 2018 gone?
I love this time of year, there is always a air of excitement and with the big jumper, hats and gloves - it has a strange sense of warmth. I am not keen on the people who go mad and seem to think the Christmas season starts at the beginning of November because it doesn't. … Continue reading T’is the Season to Drink Coffee
Adulting is hard. The budgeting, the working long hours, paying bills and trying to eat right by getting at least a couple of fruit or veg a day (this doesn't always work out). I moved away from home when I went to university so I learn pretty quickly how fast I could end up using … Continue reading I don’t want to grow up
I recently had the opportunity to sample the Christmas menu at Coventry's Cosy Club. My gorgeous friend, and mother of my adopted niece, Emily asked me to be her plus one to the event. Now as most of my friends know I am very food obsessed, so obviously I replied 'what time should I pick you up?'. On … Continue reading Food for Thought
It's that time of year again. The weather is changing, the leaves are falling, and the giant spiders are invading the flat! When I first moved into my flat a year and a half ago I thought I would be generally fine. Although I live very close to a wooded area, my flat is on … Continue reading Fortifying the Flat
I recently went on holiday with my family for a week. I travelled to my hometown of Portsmouth and then we travelled on to the Isle of Wight. I love the Isle of Wight, it is where my parents always took us for our holidays every year. I remember joining in with the party dances … Continue reading On holiday without internet
I feel like I have been out of sorts for a while now. Since July last year I have been feeling less positive and lacking motivation. Things are not back to 100%, but it is slowly starting to move in the right direction. Recently, I have been trying different ways to get myself motivated. I … Continue reading Getting Life in Order