How sleep can affect your mental health

How sleep impacts your mental health

*This post is in collaboration with TEMPUR®, however, all thoughts within this post are my own*  I have an on-off relationship with sleep, it’s been going on for years. There are nights when I struggle to get any sleep, like I will be tossing and turning for hours and then there are other nights where […]

A blog post about why mental health is still a taboo topic in society

Why is mental illness still a taboo topic?

  Why Is Mental Health Still A Taboo Topic? 2019: the year of the pig, the year in which Tic Tacs turn 50 and 10 years since Avatar first hit our screens. 2019 is also the year in which mental illness still remains hidden away by most. If it is invisible, it doesn’t exist, right? Wrong. […]

Ghosted by my best friend

Ghosted by my friend.

                            ” Ghosting: the practice of ending a personal relationship with someone by suddenly and without explanation withdrawing from all communication.”  Something most of us have experienced in our lives, whether we’ve put a name to the experience or just moved on, […]

4 Years after changing my name

Changing my name, years 4 on: the truth, confusion and hello Olivia.

It’s been four whole years since I took the *giant* step of changing my name by deed poll. Not my surname or middle name, I went all out and changed my first and middle name. It’s always a great fact during those ‘introduce yourself’ exercises at new jobs. A lot of the time, people don’t […]

Confidence Chronicles

The confidence chronicles.

  “Confidence is a superpower, once you start believing in yourself the magic happens.”   Confidence can take a lifetime to build and be knocked down in a matter of seconds. The truth is, most of us aren’t confident in ourselves. The reasons for this vary on a huge scale and sometimes, sadly, some people […]

What has blogging taught me?

  Back in 2013 when I started blogging it was never about the money, it was about the friends, the content, the community and most importantly our passions for writing. When I wrote my first blog post about Barbie cupcakes (soz, this has long been deleted), I remember feeling cool, like I had my own […]