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A to Z Challenge | F is for #FridayFive 21

Day 6 of the A to Z Challenge is F so I’m combining the challenge with my regular weekly series #FridayFive!   Practicing gratitude is supposed to lead to happiness and a more positive attitude, so here’s my #FridayFive which are the five things that I am grateful for this week. Join in! What are you grateful for?   I’m really grateful that the third Mental Health Mates walk I’ve organised went really well at the weekend. It was a beautiful day with blue skies and sunshine. We had a lovely walk round the park and had some great mental health chats. It […]


C is for comfort, day 3 of the A to Z blogging challenge April 2017 Milly's Guide

A to Z Challenge | C is for Comfort 12

Day 3 of the A to Z Challenge, my theme is mental health.     C is for… Comfort What makes you feel better when you’re feeling low? What makes you feel relaxed at the end of a long day? What do you reach for to make yourself more comfortable? When you struggle with your mental health and you can’t find comfort in your own mind it’s even more important to find some physical comfort. Often I reach for chocolate, cookies and ice cream. Many reach for alcohol and cigarettes. But I’ve been seeking out some more natural ways to bring […]


A to Z Challenge | B is for Boredom 24

Day 2 of the A to Z Challenge, my theme is mental health.   B is for… Boredom Boredom can be seen as a trivial complaint. It is: a shrug of the shoulders, a complaint from children when their tablet has run out of battery, something you are at school or work and summarised in one popular word ‘meh’. Bored is something you feel when you are forced to do something you don’t want to do or when you can’t do the thing you really want to. But it is also something else; it can often be part and parcel of […]

B is for boredom, day 2 of the A to Z blogging challenge April 2017 Milly's Guide