Self Care


How to wake up happier with the Lumie Bodyclock Sunrise Clock 11

I have recently purchased a Lumie Bodyclock Starter 30 Wake-Up Light Alarm Clock with Sunrise and Sunset Features. I bought this hoping that it would help me to get up in the mornings and ready for the day. Even before the clocks went back for Daylight Saving here in the UK I struggled to get out of bed. I know my depression is getting worse when I struggle to get out of bed. Recently I woke up with three loud alarms, 15 minutes apart. I turned them all off and slept for another hour! The sunrise effect of this clock […]

How to wake up happier with the Lumie Bodyclock Sunrise Clock. Review on Millys Guide

Making changes for a positive impact on your wellbeing 32

So I haven’t been feeling great recently. It’s something that I’ve briefly mentioned in my weekly gratitude posts #FridayFive. I feel ready to open up about it a bit more and let you know about the changes that I’m implementing in my life to help.   A few weeks ago I went to my Doctor. It was time for my appointment and my name flashed up on the screen. I left the waiting room and sat across from him. I cried. The poor man, I just cried and couldn’t get my words out. He was brilliant. Gave me a tissue, […]


A to Z Blogging Challenge | R for Routine 8

Day 18 of my mental health themed A to Z Challenge is R for Routine. Milly, my Labrador, loves her routines. We get up in the morning, she goes outside, we shake both paws before breakfast, then she goes outside again. When I pop home from work at lunchtime, she goes outside then gets a treat. She then gets back in to bed and looks at me as if to say well go on then, go back to work I’ve got some sleeping to do! Routine can give you some structure to your day. When I get home from work, Josh and I […]