8 Things I’ve Learned Since My Mam Passed Away

8 Things I’ve Learned Since My Mam Passed Away

Eight years ago today, we said goodbye to my mam for the very last time. I find it hard to comprehend that it’s been eight years, yet at the same time it feels like a lifetime ago that I last saw her. As the years have passed, there’s a lot…

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Small Things I’ve Done To Change My Life For The Better

Small Things I’ve Done To Change My Life For The Better

It sounds a bit odd to phrase it like this, but I’m on a daily mission to change my life for the better. Rather than doing one or two big things once a year in the hopes that they’ll transform my life, I think it’s doing little things every day…

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6 Things I’m Leaving Behind in 2019

6 Things I’m Leaving Behind in 2019

Oh hello there, remember me? I feel like I’m always starting blog posts these days with an explanation about why it’s been quiet around here, but the truth is life just got in the way over the past few weeks/months. I started a new job in November, then planning for…

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Why I’m Not Buying Clothes That Need To Stretch To Fit Me Anymore

Why I’m Not Buying Clothes That Need To Stretch To Fit Me Anymore

Being comfortable in what I’m wearing is one of the most important things to me on a daily basis. It might sound silly, but it’s true. Comfortable doesn’t always mean leggings, oversized jumpers and slippers (although sometimes it does). Most of the time it means wearing something I feel confident…

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Bloopers #2 – The Photos That Didn’t Make It To Instagram

Bloopers #2 – The Photos That Didn’t Make It To Instagram

Following on from my first bloopers post during the summer, I felt it was about time that a second one was due. If you missed the first post, this is basically just a roundup of the photos that I wasn’t happy enough with for Instagram. Quite a few of these…

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How I’m Working Towards Creating A Happier Life

How I’m Working Towards Creating A Happier Life

A happy life is ultimately the one thing we all want, isn’t it? The definition of ‘happy’ differs for everyone and can consist of different things but for me, in basic terms, a happy life is a life where you look forward to tomorrow, rather than dreading it. A life…

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5 Tips For Having More Confidence (As Told By My Best Friend)

5 Tips For Having More Confidence (As Told By My Best Friend)

Confidence is a funny thing, isn’t it? You can have it in some areas, you can lack it in others, you can have it in bucketloads – or you might not have any at all. I’d say I lie somewhere in the middle ground. There are some areas of my…

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My Self-Care Checklist – And How To Make Your Own

My Self-Care Checklist – And How To Make Your Own

Well hello there, I have returned from the abyss. Since returning home from America, I’ve started a new job (!!!) and am nearing the end of my second week, hence the silence around here. I’m back to re-discovering the work-life balance and as a result my blog has slipped a…

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The 5 Goals I’ve Set For The Rest Of The Year

The 5 Goals I’ve Set For The Rest Of The Year

I wrote a post just like this in July to mark the halfway point of the year and here we are now at the start of October with only three full months left of 2018. I had to count that out a few times because I felt like I must…

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Why I’m Joining The #IWeigh Movement

Why I’m Joining The #IWeigh Movement

If you’ve been on social media over the past few weeks and follow lifestyle journalists or bloggers, chances are you’ll have seen the I Weigh movement somewhere along the line. To give a bit of background, I Weigh was started by Jameela Jamil, who I’m totally obsessed with as Tahani…

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