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Tips for Managing Chronic Pain

Tips for Managing Chronic Pain

Chronic pain can arise for a wide variety of reasons. Some people live with it as a result of a physical injury, while other people’s chronic pain is tied to another chronic condition they have. Whatever’s causing your chronic pain, you’re no doubt here to find out more about managing your symptoms and living with the problem in a more sustainable way. Find out more about doing that below; each of the tips and ideas we’re about to talk about…

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Overwhelm in witchcraft

Overwhelm in witchcraft

I am loving my spiritual journey, especially now I know what kind of witch I am and can focus my studies. But recently I have been feeling like I have too much to learn and do and it has been a lot! So I thought we could take some time to talk about overwhelm in witchcraft. When I started on this journey, I was very much based in spirituality, learning yoga, meditation and mindfulness (hence the name of this blog)….

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Building a routine for mental health

Building a routine for mental health

I have to be honest, I am a creature of habit and I love when I know where I am and what is happening. Building a routine for mental health has been such an incredible part of my dealing with my illnesses. So lets talk about it and hopefully help one another. I have struggled with chronic depression and generalised anxiety disorder for most of my life. This has made living my life extremely challenging and has caused me to…

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Spread kindness like glitter

Spread kindness like glitter

After seeing someone bullying on Twitter, I was inspired to think more about kindness. I have spoken a lot about it here on the blog and YouTube but can we please spread kindness like glitter? Have you ever used glitter? It will literally go everywhere, and I mean everywhere, you will be finding glitter all over your house. Even in room you didn’t go into! So when I say spread Kindness like glitter, I mean we should spread it everywhere…

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Rest is Self Care

Rest is Self Care

I think so many of us, disabled or not, think that rest is wasting time or not being productive enough. I felt the same for a long time, but I have found rethinking it as rest is self care really helps stop me feeling guilty. If you follow me on Instagram, you will know that just yesterday was a bad fatigue flare day. I had also been feeling rubbish for a few days before so I knew that something was…

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Fostering cosiness for mental health

Fostering cosiness for mental health

Cosiness is something that feels good, just picturing it in your mind, makes you feel safe. Fostering cosiness for mental health is so important during these cold and drab winter months. I recently watched a wonderful video on It’s a Charming Life, where Lyndsey shared her struggles with SAD. Seasonal Affective Disorder is a form of depression that comes seasonally. This time of year there is less sunlight, and this very much affects the chemistry of the brain. This got…

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When pacing goes wrong

When pacing goes wrong

I think we have all had times when pacing goes wrong and end up doing so much more than you meant. It is part of living with chronic illnesses that cause fatigue, and so is the guilt! So I thought it was time we talk about this. Monday was a good day, they are rare and usually I take my time and do little jobs that are usually too much. I was good, I paced and managed a little yoga,…

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5 ways to support your favourite content creators

5 ways to support your favourite content creators

I was talking to my aunt not too long back about my YouTube channel, she admitted she didn’t subscribe because she thought she had to pay. This inspired me to try and help people to understand. Here are 5 ways to support your favourite content creators. What is a content creator? A content creator is someone who makes videos, articles, blog posts, anything that we read or watch. They can be YouTubers, personal bloggers, journalists… all of these things and…

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Disabled community stop doing this in 2021

Disabled community stop doing this in 2021

I think I can safely say you are not alone in doing these things, I am as guilty of it as you are. But disabled community stop doing this in 2021 please? Can we move forward with a collective agreement to try and not do these things? I think we are all guilty of feeling like a burden, of feeling guilt or worrying too much what other people think. It is not something we do alone, but these things are…

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Goodbye 2020

Goodbye 2020

I think a lot of us are happy to be saying goodbye to 2020 this week. It has been such a crazy year for the human race, but today I want to talk about how my life changed. So much happened for me personally this year so lets chat. I started out this year very happy and settled, we had been living in our home for nine years and loved it. The problem was my husband worked six days a…

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