I know that Instagram can make you feel terrible sometimes. You go online and all you see are people in places you've never been, doing things you've never done. You can end up feeling like you're missing out and that everyone else is doing life so much better than you are. It's a total first … Continue reading Stop comparing your life
Last weekend marked an important milestone for myself and Brian, it was the one-year anniversary of a life changing decision. The decision was to completely cut alcohol out of our lives. *GASP!! Fast forward to today, and I can say, wholeheartedly, that it is the best choice either of us has ever made. Normally I … Continue reading Giving up alcohol was the best decision of my life
I had the sweetest encounter with a woman recently. It was a brief and fleeting moment where we crossed paths - she has been on my mind ever since.
I’ve never had any major hang ups about my appearance or body size, which is lucky because I am in a long-term and loving relationship with food. I have always had a ‘healthy’ appetite and apart from not being able to eat dairy, I usually just eat whatever I want. However, a couple of months … Continue reading Starting from scratch isn’t easy, but it’s worth it
Although I am not a mother myself yet, I often wonder how I am going deal with social media and my kids when the time comes. Parents already have so much to worry about: they are responsible for keeping a tiny human alive for gods sake!! Then throw a whole digital world on top of … Continue reading 13 or 31? Snapchat shows you the same content no matter how old you are
Not to sound too dramatic here, but I had an epiphany last week. I was lying in bed on Wednesday night, drained and exhausted after an extremely long day trying to be the ‘best version’ of myself. As I lay there thinking, I realised something – when you try too hard, things don’t generally work … Continue reading Stop Trying So Hard!
These little treats are definitely my favourite dessert of the month. If you are allergic to dairy (or are vegan) then cheese cake is just a no-no - I have lost track of how many weddings I have been to where everyone is tucking into a slice of Baileys cheesecake after dinner and myself and … Continue reading Strawberry & Coconut Cheesecake Bites (Vegan)
Happy New Year everyone! It has been a while since I sat down to write and I must say that as I stare at this blank page now, ready for the first post of 2018, it feels good. I had a wonderful Christmas at my family home, my mum would put Rachel Allen to shame … Continue reading The Goal That Changed Everything
Over the past few weeks my mind keeps drifting around the topic of fear. I’ve spoken about fear on this blog before, mainly facing the fear of trying something new. However, when it comes to a deeper level of fear and the feeling of vulnerability, I haven't had to delve too deep in that realm. … Continue reading Turns out I’m not invincible!