• 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

    My journey with PND

    I love being a mum.  I really do.  I just wanted to start with that, because at the very centre of my soul, I know this is where and who I’m meant to be; and I don’t want to portray anything differently.  I love my kids with every part of me. But sometimes… Sometimes I feel like I don’t love motherhood.  Sometimes I feel like I can’t cope, or like I’m not a good mum.   Sometimes my brain plays tricks on me, and starts me worrying unnecessarily and irrationally about things that are a) very unlikely to occur, and b) that I have little or no control over anyway. …