Who is Lauren?


Milly’s Guide to Happiness = life, happiness, mental health and self care from the viewpoint of Milly the Labrador and Lauren the human.

I am 28 and I’ve realised I’ve probably had mental health problems, low self esteem, anxiety, depression since I was a teenager. Probably 15 years!! It’s only now that I’m able to accept that. It’s only now I’m starting to realise what I need to do to take care of myself, how to self care, to get well, stay well and be happy. Yes there will be dark times and I’ll be honest about them but I don’t want to dwell on it. I don’t want this blog to be full of triggers for me or for you. I want this blog to be a place of honesty, positivity and happiness.

Some of my favourite posts you should take a look at:

Check out my journal

My happy box – fun self care

Book review of Radical Self Love – I hope to post more book reviews!

14 ways to be Creative – more crafty posts planned.

30 before 30 list – how I’m using a bucket list as self care.

I walked the Great Wall of China – and I’m totally honest about how it felt.