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”

The Decade that Changed my Life 2010-2020

Being the end of a decade it has made me reflect on the changes in my life over the past ten years. My life now is pretty much unrecognisable from that of ten years ago. Come join me for a trip down memory lane won’t you? 2010 Party girl This year was absolutely rammed fullContinue reading “The Decade that Changed my Life 2010-2020”

My Instagram Vs Reality

Instagram is a double edged sword. I mean I love the ‘gram most of the time. It definitely played a huge part in my recovery from post natal depression and anxiety. It keeps me sane most days. It’s a place I can vent and be creative. I have met so many wonderful people through thisContinue reading “My Instagram Vs Reality”

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”

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”

Cleaning out my closet.

I’m not sorry mamma because it’s long overdue! I may have mentioned before I have a slight tendancy to hoarding. I just get attached to things, they bring me memories. You know what I mean right? Anyway, as you know I have been having cognitive behaviour therapy. This was something we discussed in my lastContinue reading “Cleaning out my closet.”

I’m not a stranger to the dark

. I’m not about to burst into song don’t worry!  I am, in fact, not a stranger to the dark.  I have had episodes of depression before over the years. I would say my first major bout was in 2008 where I needed medication and counselling to help me through. Fortunately, there are very fewContinue reading “I’m not a stranger to the dark”