You know those mornings that you just wake up and feel...'meh'? The ones where you somehow end up at work and you don’t remember anything about your drive in? Did I knock anyone down in the process? Who knows? Let’s just hope not. Those mornings where you pull your clothes straight off the hanger, snapping them in the process just…

January is always a time of New Year’s Resolutions, making promises to yourself and making plans for the year ahead. So many of us choose the same resolution each year – to do more exercise, lose weight, drink less alcohol, eat better food, travel more – but we often struggle to stick to them. So, this year, I will be…

Being in a relationship that is controlling is difficult. You lose who you are and fade into someone who is scared, meek, fragile and isolated. I was this person.   Losing Control I was in an abusive relationship. This difficult time lasted for almost 10 years. There was physical abuse, but the hardest to deal with and to get over…

The end of 2018 saw 100 years since the end of the First World War, and I struggle to understand why mental health still remains such a taboo subject, considering how much life has changed for us all since then. As a society, we openly talk about physical health problems, from visible skin conditions to less obvious digestive problems that…

"I know a girl whose one goal was to visit Rome, Then she finally got to Rome, and all she did was post pictures for people at home, ‘cause all that mattered was impressin‘ everybody she’s known." The power of Social Media as a tool for business growth is unquestionable. But somewhere along this path, I confused myself with a…

"You don't look disabled" "Why are you parked there?" "There's nothing wrong with you!" The amount of times I've had to hold my tongue and stop myself from telling people to eff off has been a challenge and a half over the years. But unfortunately, this is my life when I go out and about in public. Well, not all…

I discovered something. Hiking is hard. Sometimes you’re wet, sometimes you’re hurting and sometimes you’re downright miserable. But there are some little helpers that make the hard moments more bearable and the good moments even better. Here is a list of my favourites. I am sure we all consider different items essential gear for our trips. Thanks to the internet,…