A Decade Of Lessons

What have I learned from the last decade? Well, it’s been a testing one that’s for sure, but it’s also been the most amazing pilgrimage of self discovery I’ve ever been on. I feel like the last decade is where I really became an adult, anything before was part of my youth. In 2010 I

My Wishes for 2020

A New Year, A New Goal.. As the beginning of 2020 gets closer, the thought of making new years resolutions feels so daunting. The top of everyone’s resolutions these days – Get fit, loose weight and make more money, and of course the ultimate goal, spoken like a true pageant girl “world peace”. Now, I

My Top 10 Festive Forget-Nots

1. Do Christmas your way! Traditions are what you make them – some people have turkey 🍗with trimmings, others choose Chinese takeaway. Some share presents 🎁  in abundance, others share their presence. Don’t compare what you do with others – it’s your day, do it your way. 2. Smile until it’s contagious. Smiles 😃 bring

What Women Want…

Over the last seven days I’ve deliberately chosen to immerse myself in the world of women. I’ve always had a great circle of female friends, but my mum also encouraged me to be friends with boys.  Her words still ring in my ears: “Boys aren’t as bitchy as girls, they’ll always have your back” And

Christmas and your mental health

Curtains of light adorn shop fronts, cinnamon and nutmeg penetrate your nostrils as you pass through another Christmas market, Carol singers are happily tapping doors in your street, but you, well you’re struggling to keep your festive cheer at full spectrum. Not because you don’t love Christmas, not because you’re a Scrooge, but because you