Mental Health Ireland describe stress as 'A feeling of being under abnormal pressure...caused by anything from an increased workload, to an argument with a family member, to financial worries.' It's something we're all familiar with and we all cope with to varying degrees. Below are some ways to help reduce that stress and hopefully begin to [...]
Sometimes I just need a reminder that things get better, that I can accomplish things or some encouragement to go for something. Enter: inspirational quotes! Here are a few of my favourites: What quotes inspire you? Share them with me below!
Hi guys! It's been a few days since I shared my mental health story with you all. As I said, I've been blogging about mental health and wellness for quite a while now but I usually only focus on one particular issue at a time so I'd never shared everything before. Right now I am [...]
Time for some reflection! Keeping a gratitude diary really helps me stay positive. Here's a round up of some of the things I was grateful for last month: The chance to catch up with a friend I hadn't seen in a while - we message pretty much every day but nothing beats actually getting to [...]
The average person spends roughly one third of their life sleeping.* Why do we have so much difficulty with it considering we do so much of it? Maybe we're not great at switching off, I know I'm not! Here are my top tips for a good night's sleep: Reduce blue light exposure at night - [...]
The Oxford English Dictionary defines hope as 'A feeling of expectation and desire for a particular thing to happen.' But hope is so much more than that... Hope is sunshine on a crisp morning, it's watching my nephews and niece learn something new, it's listening to my favourite songs, it is watching Great British [...]
Practicing gratitude has a multitude of benefits, from improving optimism and happiness to helping people feel less lonely.* Personally, I feel more positive when I practice gratitude. Every week I try to think of a couple of things that I am genuinely grateful for. This stops me from getting too focused on the things that [...]