My Self Belief Journey

My self-belief journey I have always struggled with maintaining belief in myself and my abilities. Ever since I was young I believed what other people told me about myself; I was stupid, a weirdo, not normal. I retreated into myself through fear of ridicule, I was classed as shy, aloof or on some occasions a…

Mental Health Crisis: A Bad Day In January

Something different If you read my post The End of Mrs T, you will know I have been reassessing my blog. I have decided to only blog when I feel passionate to write something. I love that other people read my blog and I am grateful. However, it was created as a therapy for me;…

The End of Mrs T? What 2018 Has Taught Me.

A change of mindset This year has seen a change in attitude. I feel like I have become more relaxed about things. This does not mean I do not get stressed as I did previously, but rather I am able to recognise that I cannot control everything. I have come to accept that I cannot…

5 Daily Rituals to Keep Stress at Bay

Guest post by Mianna Korban I am extremely fortunate that Mianna Korban has agreed to write another post for Life With Mrs T. Since I have been focusing on self care recently, I thought it would be great to get someone else’s perspective on self care. 5 Daily Rituals to Keep Stress At Bay In…

Autumn and Winter Self Care

Self Care in autumn and winter Autumn can be a tough season. Summer is merely a distant memory of sunshine and fun at this point. The days become shorter. Darkness descends upon us. The cold weather creeps in, chilling bones and attacking the skin. Changes in weather can have an effect on a person’s mental…

Why is self love so hard?

Why is self-love so hard? Self-love and positivity in yourself is a hot topic at present. With people promoting equality for all genders, races and beliefs you would think we would be more accepting of ourselves. Why do we find it so hard to love ourselves? This is a question that has plagued me for…

Gratitude; 20 Little things that make me smile

Why gratitude is important Gratitude has been proven to reduce stress. The act of focusing on the positive things throughout life is the foundation of mindfulness practice. What has made you smile today? What moments in your hectic day did you feel good? Gratitude does not have to be about big things; it can be…

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,…

My Relationship with Food

January is a month we associate with fresh starts, resolutions and changes in our life and often many people decide that this year they want to lose weight. The diet and fitness industry is worth billions and often capitalises on all those people who have had one too many mince pies over the Christmas period and feel the pinch of their trousers and shirts after the festive period is packed up for another year

​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