It’s Good to Talk!

When I started writing this blog I couldn’t have imagined how therapeutic I would find the process, as well as the continuous reward I feel from the feedback. After reading this recent article by Hilary Wilce on Rachel Kelly’s website I realise I’m not alone in how writing makes me feel. http://rachel-kelly.net/the-amazing-power-of-pen-and-paper-how-writing-can-help-us/ I guess you […]

Hitting the wall!

‘Hitting the wall’ is a saying you’d be very familiar with if you’re a runner or you put yourself through the paces in any other type of fitness, which can often involve pushing through your own mental and physical barriers. Last weekend I took part in my 6th half marathon race, something I feel immensely proud […]

Mental Health

There’s been a lot of coverage in the media over the past few years about mental health, focusing on those suffering from depression, anxiety and the many other mental health disorders, so I wanted to talk about what I’ve learnt through my own experiences. Just so I don’t worry anyone reading this that knows me, I […]

Questions to ask myself!

As I mentioned in a post I wrote recently I want to consider all the options regarding my future, focusing on what really matters to me and what would be too big a compromise. You’d think this would be fairly straightforward, after all, how many options do I really have?! But the thing I’m finding […]

Body Confidence!

In the past, I’ve talked quite a bit about the pressures we all put on ourselves by comparing our lives to those around us, which usually only ever ends up making you feel frustrated. Previously I’ve referred to my own situation of where I am in life, rather than the many other comparisons that we live […]

What Next?

What next?….. well, that’s a massive question and one that I have to work out sooner rather than later, but I’m trying not to make any knee-jerk reactions, which is easier said than done! I have already given this so much thought and my theory is to gain as much insight into the various options available before […]

Lives cut short…..

I was ready to post about my next steps but woke up to the awful news of the terrorist attack in Manchester, and my little life suddenly seems so insignificant! To write about decisions about my next steps seems so wrong, when those caught up in the awful events last night, now have no next steps […]

Do opposites attract?

Do Opposites Really Attract? I’ve always wondered whether this is, as people say the winning formula for a successful relationship, or does it cause more problems than actually producing happy long-term relationships? When I was in my 20’s I thought the guy I was meant to be with was someone with a similar personality and possibly background, […]

Time is a Healer!

Almost a year on from freezing my eggs so much has changed for me. Turning 40 last week, certainly made me think about the decade I said a fond farewell to. One thing I have learnt throughout my 30’s is that I’m definitely made of tough stuff, and with the amazing support of my friends and […]