Blogging and Self Doubt; How I got past it.

Blogging can encourage doubt Being a blogger can be the most magical experience. Blogging can be a wonderful experience. It can help you work through thoughts, connect with amazing people and find your own voice. However, with everything that is enjoyable, there are pitfalls; the main one being blogger’s doubt.  Doubt; is it good?  Doubt can help us survive,…

Three Days, Three Quotes; Day Three

The end is here I have come to the last day of the Three Days, Three Quotes challenge. I have found that doing this challenge has been enjoyable and I could have carried on doing this for more than three days. If you want to find out what quote I picked yesterday you can find…

Three Days, Three Quotes; Day Two

Day Two is upon us. Yesterday saw the start of my Three Days, Three Quotes Challenge. If you want to know what quote I picked for day one you can find it here. The Rules Thank the person who nominated you Post a quote for three consecutive days (1 quote for each day). Share why…

Three days, Three Quotes Challenge

The Three Days, Three Quotes Challenge Quotes are a fabulous thing; they can inspire and motivate you through this hectic life. I often believe I am a walking book of quotes as I tend to use them throughout my life quite often. Maybe I am a walking cliche, but I find that quotes often help…

Dealing with your inner critic

The role of criticism. Criticism is a powerful concept; it can prompt a multitude of reactions both positive and negative. Constructive criticism can often help others see things that they would not otherwise see. This constructive criticism can help improve the way you do things with the focus on achieving something. I often look to the people close to me…

10 Self Care Tips; Why Are Self-Care Days Important?

We have all felt frazzled at one time or another. I had gotten to the point where I was near exhaustion and close to giving up on everything. At times like this, it is easy to forget about looking after yourself; your brain is in overload and you just want to power through all the things you need to do.

7 Things I Hate About Social Media

Social media has connected people from across the globe and has brought information to our fingertips. Social media has revolutionised how we stay connected to our friends and loved ones. Social media has provided jobs and careers to many people and has changed the way we entertain ourselves. But does social media have its downsides? Having seen the rise in social media before my eyes there are many things that have infuriated me.

New Year, New Beginings 

Another year older and wiser
As 2018 steps into my life I turned another year older on 3rd January. I have now come to accept growing older as an inevitability and something that really has clarified things for me and my mind. As I said in a previous post I prefer Christmas and celebrating that over celebrating my birthday and as my husband says ‘it’s just another day’. 

The Season of Goodwill

What is goodwill?
It is often said that Christmas is the season of goodwill; likewise, the phrase ‘goodwill to all men’ is synonymous with the festive period. The phrase originates from the book of Luke from the New Testament and is linked to the idea of peace on earth

​The Demon Inside Our Heads

I am writing this in a serious state of annoyance and frustration, every ounce of my being is on the verge of saying ‘just give up’.  I have been in this place many a time over my lifetime, at the point where I cannot take much more, wanting to hide under the duvet and refuse to come out. I am being eaten up by feelings of worthlessness; I try to do my best as a person but it just seems like whatever I do, I cannot win, even if I have the best intentions I am still wrong.
There is a demon inside my head and it is telling me that I am not good enough