Gift ideas for friends with depression

Buying gifts for friends with depression can be tricky. You want them to feel loved and appreciated, but often they have no interest in things that usually make them happy. I find it hard to ask for presents because I often feel like I don't deserve any, but when...

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Why I’m grateful for my mum

This week in the Year of Gratitude Challenge the topic of conversation is my mum. I don't want to bang on about it too long because let's face it; we all love our mums. I'm sure you can identify when I say she's been there for me no matter what, looked after me when...

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10 things you should stop doing just to please other people

When I was 17 I grabbed a box of the brightest red hair dye I could afford and went from blonde to copper one Friday afternoon in my parents' bathroom. It was the first time I'd thought 'fuck it' and done something on a whim. I kept it that way for a few years, but as...

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Why I’m grateful for my family

It's that time again where I want to set my other work aside and practice gratitude. This is a task I'm taking great pleasure in if I'm honest, and I didn't realise just how much I have to be grateful for until I started this challenge. I'm also joined by Lu Lu Blue...

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Year of gratitude week 2: Spouse

  It time to explore the year of gratitude again, and I'm so excited to talk this week about how grateful I am to have my husband! If you like this post then check out this post from LuLu Blue on the same subject. I don't think you need to be in a relationship to be...

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Can Instagram really make you more body positive?

Since ditching the dieting lifestyle that gave me the 'perfect' body and a twisted mindset, I've made a conscious effort to redefine what beautiful means to me. I've retrained my brain to realise that not everyone can or should look the same. We can't all have a tiny...

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Year of gratitude week 1: Why start this challenge?

If you didn't catch my post earlier this week, click here to find out more about the year of gratitude challenge that I've decided to try out on my blog. I won't lie. I kind of decided to do this at the last minute. I was at my in-laws house over Christmas and I was...

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