Lockdown. Day 1354278

Well hello there secret lifers. Long time no write. In case you hadn’t noticed we have been living in a crazy world this past couple of months and I have somewhat had my hands full and been much busier than usual. I have seen all these amazing people posting about the new skills they areContinue reading “Lockdown. Day 1354278”

Dealing with Anxiety while Self Isolating

Living with anxiety on a day to day basis absolutely sucks balls. If you have anxiety you will know exactly what I mean. However, it seems odd that I am not completely freaking out about the current Coronavirus Pandemic. I mean I am concerned and cautious and following all the guidelines but I am notContinue reading “Dealing with Anxiety while Self Isolating”

New Year Same Me

That’s right. I’ve spent years trying to be a ‘new me’ but at the wise old age of 41 I have come to realise that I quite like me. The real me. As opposed to the me who was trying to be some kind of better version of myself. Now don’t get me wrong IContinue reading “New Year Same Me”

Hey Instagram, leave those likes alone!

This post was originally written for and published by House 21 during the summer. I have updated it Nov 2019. Recently Instagram has made the move towards removing likes and video views. It has been piloted in several countries and there has been a mixed reaction from the Instagram community. Instagram’s explanation for this isContinue reading “Hey Instagram, leave those likes alone!”

My post partum body

Hello there. Hope you’re all having a great week. I was a bit torn whether I was going to write this up or not but I am here and I am writing with you my invisible therapists ready to read and listen. So…I’ll just jump right in and say I’m going to talk about myContinue reading “My post partum body”

The secret life of me

I have been asked a few times about the name of my blog and Instagram account so I thought I would share with you all in a blog post how the secret life of me was born. If you have been around a while you will know a bit of my story but I willContinue reading “The secret life of me”

Easter egg-cess

Easter gives me the same uneasy feeling as it does when it comes to Christmas. I see all these lovely posts displaying wonderful Easter bounty or Christmas present piles and I for just a minute I think am I being mean/tight/boring. You see at Easter we give just 1 egg and maybe a small eggContinue reading “Easter egg-cess”

Home made play dough

I’m always on the lookout for great rainy day ideas or any kinds of activities that you can do when you need to stay at home. I live in Wales so it rains A LOT. Here I am going to show you one of our favourite activities -home made play dough. Home made play doughContinue reading “Home made play dough”

Positive Wellbeing Zine for mums

Let me tell you this straight up. Self care is not selfish. Now repeat after me. Self care is not selfish How about you? Do you take time for yourself? What do you like to do? Now if you have been following my blog or my Instagram account you will know about my struggle withContinue reading “Positive Wellbeing Zine for mums”

Loneliness is real

Look at the picture above. How would you describe the girl in that picture? Happy? Joyful? The girl in that picture was in the absolute pits of post natal depression and anxiety. That’s the thing about pictures on the internet, they only show a split second in time. I was at a wedding in thatContinue reading “Loneliness is real”