• Personal Growth

    How To Find Your Inner Strength

    I was lying awake in bed the other night with a phrase stuck in my head: “It’s no coincidence the words ‘struggle’ and ‘strength’ have the same beginning but completely different endings” – so I thought we should explore that further. It’s easy to look at “strong” people and think “wow, I wish I had it easy like them” or “I wish I had their confidence” or “they’re so brave, I could never be like that”. But actually, strong people have struggles, they have insecurities, they have anxiety. We only see other people’s outer selves. I remember once when I wasn’t in a good headspace someone said to me “I…

  • Parenting,  Personal Growth,  Uncategorized

    Why I Blog

    Hello from the other side! I’m sorry it’s been a while lovelies. I’m not actually why I stopped writing proper posts – I just sort of got caught up in life. I struggled a bit mentally towards the end of last year, so thought I’d take a break over the festive season to spend time with my family and just regroup but then never really picked the ball back up. Writing is like any art or exercise – it’s easier to do if it’s a habit, if it’s done regularly. You need to be in the right head space, and I started getting blank page syndrome – then started doubting…

  • Personal Growth

    BEING BRAVE

    Putting yourself out there is scary. OK, actually it’s absolutely terrifying.  If you’re anything like me, there have probably been several occasions over the course of your life where fear has held you back, or at the very least, planted little seeds of self doubt and second guessing in your mind.  Fear of the unknown, fear or rejection, fear of failure – it’s so easy to let these things take over, and it’s easy to remain plateaued in life because it’s comfortable and familiar.  But as they say, amazing things aren’t always easy so sometimes you have to put on your big kid shoes, hold onto your knickers and start…