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How to look after your mental health when moving house 11

Moving House Whether you’re renting or buying your new home moving is stressful, uncertain, expensive and worrying. I have recently moved house and have reflected on what has helped my mental health during this process. I wish that I had had this list before I moved!   1. Make lists (but be prepared to rip them up!) Trying to keep track of what needs to be done is hard. There are lots of things to pack and sort out. There are things to be bought to help with the move and for your new home. There’s cleaning and decorating to […]


Weekend Coffee Share 12/2/2017

If we were catching up over a drink (you can drink coffee, but I’ll be drinking Diet Coke!) I’d tell you about Milly and that she’s been to the vets this week. She’s had a poorly paw but the antibiotics, anti-inflammatories and salt water baths for her foot have been helping. I would tell you about my restful weekend, watching lots of Good Wife, watching rugby in the pub, going out for a curry and now blogging. We’ve had a little bit of snow here, it’s been grey and cold and definitely feels like a duvet weekend! I’ve got some […]


#FridayFive – week two

Gratitude is supposed to lead to happiness and a more positive attitude, so here’s my #FridayFive which are five things that I’m grateful for. Join in! What are you grateful for? 1. It’s been a beautiful sunny winters day with gorgeous blue skies today, lifting my spirits. 2. I’m grateful for a lovely late afternoon walk with Milly taking in all the colours of the sky as the sun set. 3. I’m grateful that my mind and body have been feeling better this week, I’ve had a lot less headaches! 4. I’m grateful that I was able to go to […]