I think we can all agree 2016 was a strange kind of year. Although good and bad things have happened, at times it’s been tempting for all of us to let the negatives outweigh the positives. But sometimes it’s nice to reflect on the moments that bring us joy, happiness and self-discovery. Especially when it seems like a lot of bad things have happened. So, although I’m quite happy to wave goodbye to last year I also want to take a moment to acknowledge the best things that happened to me in 2016… Read more
Christmas is just around the corner and I’m really excited. I love baking festive treats, watching cheesy films and buying the people I love presents. But for many Christmas is a stressful, lonely and sad time. It doesn’t have to be that way, which is why I have created a list of 20 ways to give back this Christmas. Read more
The clocks have turned back which means the nights are starting to get longer and the weather is getting colder. It’s officially autumn. For a pumpkin spice fuelled few, autumn and winter are magical seasons. But for others the long stretch of time between September and March can be hard. However this year, the Danes might just have a way to beat the Winter Blues. ‘Hygge’ is the word on everyone’s lips. It may defy a direct translation, but many are saying it’s the reason the Danes are the happiest nation on earth! Let’s look at how hygge can help you be happier this winter.
I have always been the type of person who intended to workout. But for one reason or another (mainly procrastination) I have never really found a workout routine that I could keep to. Determined to change this, I was excited when I stumbled across Yoga With Adriene’s 30 day challenge. It seemed like the perfect opportunity to try and develop a routine. So, armed with a shiny new yoga mat for the last month I have been following the videos on YouTube. Here’s what I learned from 30 days of yoga… Read more
Like many people, you may be skipping the foreign holiday this year. Sure, it’s fun to go on holiday but most of us don’t have unlimited holiday time from work. So surely the next best thing is to bring the holiday to you? Read more
We all dream of the perfect summer. Who doesn’t want to spend sunny days and balmy nights chilling on the beach with a nice cool drink? But day to day life doesn’t hit pause just because the sun shines (or not!). Summer is more than just a holiday. So, why not design your summer and pack it full of all the fun things you mean to get around to, but never quite do? Read more