I’ve always been fascinated by my ancestry and genetics. In fact, in my early teens, I paid a visit to a heritage centre in Jedburgh with my parents, here we traced our surname and discovered its ancestral links. I’ll be honest I’ve always been more intrigued by my paternal heritage, purely because my paternal grandparents had passed away before I…

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Ways To Refresh Your Mind After A Stressful Time!

Life can get too much from time to time. Whether it’s due to work, money problems or a difficult breakup it doesn’t matter. This is why you need to find ways of taking a step back from those problems to recharge the batteries before getting back into the swing of things. It’s equally important to focus on creating a generally…
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Let’s talk confidence!

Following on from my post about my journey with depression. I wanted to talk to you about an issue that my depression has highlighted. Then and now I’ve never been the most confident of people and I certainly have never viewed myself with high self-esteem but over the past year, both have plummeted. I hate how I look and the very thought of seeing my own…
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XLS, the hardest week

Four weeks in This week has probably been the hardest so far and honestly, I can only blame my mindset.  I’ve been so low emotionally and have pretty much spent the week in tears. Facing the first anniversary of my dads passing was exceptionally hard and I went from not wanting to eat to craving chocolate, I fought it for…
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Have i achieved a healthy mind?

At the beginning of the month I shared with you my new month, a new mindset post. What’s happened The truth is that this month has been a testing one, my body confidence has hit lows I didn’t think existed and my CBT sessions have tapped into memories that have left me sobbing and distraught.  But as I sit here…
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