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Getting into the Christmas spirit

Getting into the Christmas spirit

Getting into the Christmas spirit is feeling a lot harder for most people this year. I am seeing so many people saying they are just not feeling it even with the relaxed rules during the pandemic here in the UK. I know for me, I feel a little like I am going through the motions, and it has felt like that for a little while. However, this year with a global pandemic, and with a little break in the rules,…

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A chronic illness photography study

A chronic illness photography study

Last week I was contacted by Ashley Oman on Instagram, they asked if I could help promote a chronic illness photography study. They are a university student working with two nursing students. Aiming to look into the lived experience of duel disasters and and a chronic health condition. This very much interested me, because as we are all living through Covid-19 pandemic, other disasters such as fire or hurricanes for example still happen. Discovering how these stressful situations affect us…

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Managing Pandemic Stress with Yoga and Meditation

Managing Pandemic Stress with Yoga and Meditation

This is a guest post written by April Meyers from Mind, Body, Health Solution Adjusting to life in a pandemic hasn’t been easy. And although we’ve been living in this new normal for quite some time, there is still a sense of uncertainty. Humans are creatures of routine and we like to know what to expect in the days, weeks, and months ahead. During tumultuous times like these, it’s easy to feel stressed. When you can’t control the stressors in…

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6 Little Ways To Lift Your Mood In Under 10 Minutes

6 Little Ways To Lift Your Mood In Under 10 Minutes

We are never in a constant state of being. Our emotions fluctuate like the tides. One moment we may feel uncomfortable, the next elated, or sometimes depressed. In a nutshell; Happiness is not a destination; it’s a way of life. And so, accepting that there’s work for you to do to lift your mood when you’re feeling blue is essential. It stops you from relying on the notion or hopes a certain unwanted feeling will just pass without you doing…

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Should witches use bought spellbooks?

Should witches use bought spellbooks?

When I started becoming more focused and interested in witchcraft, I also started collecting books on the subject. There are a lot of spellbooks on the market that include spells for anything from money to love. But I started to wonder should witches use bought spellbooks? Spellbooks are easy to find: A quick google search for witch spells will lead you down a rabbit hole of places to find spells. From published books, to printable grimoire pages there is everything…

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Working with a mindfulness journal

Working with a mindfulness journal

I have been practicing mindfulness for a while now, hence the name of this blog! However, working with a mindfulness journal had not crossed my mind until Gina Buckney emailed me. They sent me their Daily Mindfulness Journal to review and I was so excited to get a chance to do that. It arrived about a month ago and I immediately started using it morning and evening. A mindfulness journal is rather like a bullet journal, but it is more…

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Stress and construction

Stress and construction

Right now the top half of my home is full of construction workers fixing our roof and replacing the guttering. It is a job that needed doing, but the constant noise and having people around us is really stressful. Stress is something that I am supposed to keep to a minimum but stress and construction go hand in hand. What started out being just replacing the guttering which had gone rotten soon became replacing some of the roof and repointing…

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When plans change

When plans change

When plans change it can easily trigger anxiety and sadness, two things that I find come up a lot in my life. Living with an anxiety disorder I am used to this and I use a lot of self care in order to work through it and get back to how I want to feel. If you have not been following my journey on YouTube and here on the blog, I have moved in with my mom. Me and my…

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Working with a marketing consultant

Working with a marketing consultant

I never thought I would actually be too bothered about branding, it wasn’t something I really understood. I knew a little about working with making pictures so I assumed because of that I could get by on my own. However, working with a marketing consultant for my blog and you tube channel has really opened my eyes. I found Peacock Digital Marketing through an online group for the area where I live. They had posted about starting the business and…

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Coping After a Bereavement

Coping After a Bereavement

Coping with a bereavement can be one of the hardest things to talk about, let alone to go through. It is made even more difficult if you are also someone dealing with chronic illness. The symptoms of your condition can feel overwhelming at the best of times, and experiencing a bereavement at the same time will be one of the toughest times that you will go through. Yet there are ways to cope that can help make your path through…

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