lifestyle, mental health, Spiritual, Uncategorized

Moving forward with the Summer Solstice

Although I don't guarantee a solstice/equinox post over here, I do bring my own spirituality into things I write frequently whether within a whole themed post or small aspect merely influenced by the spirituality in daily life. I am definitely a spiritual person, though I don't follow a religion, and this holds a huge part… Continue reading Moving forward with the Summer Solstice

mental health, Uncategorized

Nourish your feed, nourish your soul: #SockItToEatingDisorders

There is one phrase I live by when times are tough; "Nourish your soul." Primarily, I began to use this for bopo purposes, in the sense of 'nourish your body', without allowing it to be exclusive; because when the ED hits and thoughts are spiralling round, nourishing your body can seem like a toxic idea.… Continue reading Nourish your feed, nourish your soul: #SockItToEatingDisorders

Foodie, mental health

On Eating Disorder Awareness Week, be aware.

26th February marked the beginning of a very important week; Eating Disorder Awareness Week. If you don't do anything else this week, I ask just one thing of you: To be aware. Not everyone will be comfortable enough to share their stories. Not everyone will have the emotional energy- whether it's the ED that sucks… Continue reading On Eating Disorder Awareness Week, be aware.

creative writing, mental health, Uncategorized

Tick, tick (the unspoken)

Tick, tick- Two years since I knew something wasn't right, I knew- just not what. I thought I deserved it. Deserved what? What was wrong? Two years since I cried, I cried, I cried until my sadness, my hatred turned to sheer emptiness- a void (where a whole heart should have been). You were my… Continue reading Tick, tick (the unspoken)

beauty, LGBT, Uncategorized

LOVE Summit 2018: #LushPride

I have never felt pride like the pride I have felt over the past few days, surrounded by the most phenomenal LUSH employees. By pride, I mean the word in two senses; Proud of the people around me and myself for all we'd achieved; Proud of who I am and who I love. The theme… Continue reading LOVE Summit 2018: #LushPride

mental health, politics, Uncategorized

The harm of ‘diagnosing’ Trump (end the stigma around personality disorders)

Mental Health. An aspect of health slowly being spoken about more and more (thank goodness). We truly are getting somewhere with the stigma around mental health, but that seems to exclude many aspects of mental health. Although there still a huge stigma around them, people are gradually understanding depression, anxiety, even suicide, but there's one… Continue reading The harm of ‘diagnosing’ Trump (end the stigma around personality disorders)

beauty, Christmas, Foodie, mental health, Uncategorized

Christmas 2017 for me: everything from veganism to working in retail

Gosh. Christmas is over. It's been a chaotic blur of working, sleeping, many cups of coffee and spending unrealistic amounts on my loved ones. But so what? It's Christmas! The New Year is heading our way and it won't be long until retailers stock up on their next occasion's merchandise (Valentines comes to mind). Time… Continue reading Christmas 2017 for me: everything from veganism to working in retail

beauty, fashion, mental health, Uncategorized

Sparkles & Self Care: A Very ‘Extra’ haul

I... am stressed. I am a retail supervisor at Christmas. Do I need to repeat, I am stressed? Heck, I love my job but anyone who's worked in retail, and especially anyone who's been a member of management in retail at Christmas time, will know... it is not easy. Hell yes, I signed up for… Continue reading Sparkles & Self Care: A Very ‘Extra’ haul

Spiritual, Uncategorized

This Winter: A solstice reflection.

If you know me, you know I am pretty spiritual. Over the years I have found myself relating to spirituality much, much more. My mum has always been spiritual. I remember as a child seeing her with tarot cards and some angels game, and a tonne of crystals I never really understood. As a teen,… Continue reading This Winter: A solstice reflection.