happiness


Practicing Gratitude – #FridayFive 9th February 2018 6

This is my weekly blog post sharing what I am grateful for. Practicing gratitude is supposed to lead to happiness and a more positive attitude and I would love for you to share what you’re grateful for in the comments. I am grateful that the headaches I have been struggling with which have resulted in me being signed off work, seem to be getting better (I’m keeping my fingers crossed that carries on!) I am grateful for some pretty nails. I regularly have my nails painted with gel manicure. For me, while a luxury it’s a form of self care. […]

#FridayFive Practicing Gratitude Milly's Guide

#FridayFive Practicing Gratitude Milly's Guide

Practicing Gratitude – #FridayFive – 2nd February 2018 11

This is my weekly blog post sharing what I am grateful for. Practicing gratitude is supposed to lead to happiness and a more positive attitude and I would love for you to share what you’re grateful for in the comments. It has not been a good week for me. I am still unwell, still experiencing side effects from my antidepressants. I have been signed off work for a couple of weeks while I cope with the tiredness and headaches. I’m grateful for statutory sick pay, understanding doctors and manager. I’m grateful for Milly. Without her with me my days at […]


Why you need to open up about your mental health 23

Share your mental health story For a very long time I kept my mental health a secret. For over ten years I hid my worries, my low mood, my urges to self harm and my suicidal thoughts to myself. There was a part of me, a big part, that I was keeping secret. Keeping my anxiety and depression a secret was actually adding to my stress. It wasn’t making my mental health problems go away and it wasn’t making them any easier to live with. Every year on Time to Talk day Time to Change encourage all of us to […]

Why you need to open up about your mental health. Feel inspired to open about your mental health, anxiety, depression story.