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Staying Healthy this Winter

Staying Healthy this Winter

Although astronomical winter doesn’t start until 21 December, it’s definitely getting colder! I don’t know about you, but my Winter coats have come out and my heating has been turned on. Personally, I love winter. I love wrapping up warm, getting cosy in the evening while […]

14 November, World diabetes day

14 November, World diabetes day

100 years ago, an important discovery was made, and it continues to save millions of people in the world: insulin. I am type 1 diabetic, and without it, I wouldn’t be writing this post. But my purpose is not to make you sad, but to […]

How you can save six lives now

How you can save six lives now

Hello again! I hope you’re safe and healthy! I recently donated blood and thought it would be nice to share my experience with you and explain the amazing results of donating! To be honest, this was one of the most spontaneous donations I have ever […]

How and why go vegan?

How and why go vegan?

Hello again! Being a vegan means excluding meat and any animal produce from your diet and daily use. Let’s start with why… Contrary to popular belief, going vegan is not a fad. Many people choose to become vegan as they disagree with the unethical process […]

England: The land of tea drinking

England: The land of tea drinking

Hello again! Are you from the UK? Do you love a cuppa? Or are you not from the UK and are struggling to understand our obsession with tea? According to the UK Tea and Infusions Association, us Brits drink around 100 million cups of tea […]

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

Hello again! Mental Health Awareness is recognised by The World Health Organisation on 10 October. However, I think people should be aware and reminded all year round. Therefore, this blog aims to raise awareness of mental health as well as the facilities to support good mental […]

Starting to love exercise

Starting to love exercise

Hello again! During this crazy pandemic, I have needed to keep myself busy and seeing as I have always struggled to find some enjoyable exercise, I have finally found some methods that I love which I will share with you!! 🙂 If you have a goal […]

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Hey everyone! Next week being Eating Disorders Awareness Week, I thought it would be good to spread awareness – this is a subject that deserves special attention as it brings terrible consequences. First of all, it is important to understand what could cause an eating disorder. It’s […]

Gratitude

Gratitude

Hey hey hey!!! 🙂 Do you ever feel like you’ve had a bad day? Ever feel down about it or annoyed? I’ve found that by practising gratitude each day, it makes me feel like I’ve NEVER had a bad day really… What is gratitude? Gratitude […]

Winter Blues

Winter Blues

Hello again! I hope you’re looking forward to the festive winter holidays! I know a lot of people might find this time of year a little bit hard to handle so I thought I could write some support 🙂 I hope it helps… The “Winter Blues” […]