Category: Self-care

How to get more sleep and win at life!

How to get more sleep and win at life!

Get to bed early. Seriously, getting more sleep is THE ANSWER to everything. It sounds obvious, but all too often sleep falls to the bottom of the list. There’s always one more thing to do, one more job to tick off, and before you know it it’s […]


8 self-care quotes to remind you to take better care of YOU!

8 self-care quotes to remind you to take better care of YOU!

A few months ago I shared a quotes post and it’s one of my most popular posts on Pinterest, so I’m guessing lots of you like quotes too! I’m a big believer in the power of well-placed to lift the spirits and soothe the soul. Quotes are […]


How to save £1000 a year – on coffee!

How to save £1000 a year – on coffee!

If you’re trying to live frugally, money-saving experts are quick to suggest cutting out your expensive daily latte. And yes, you’ll stop a great chunk of your hard-earned cash from lining the pockets of the shareholders of your local coffee chain. But here’s the thing… Life’s too […]


The importance of scheduling downtime

The importance of scheduling downtime

Once upon a time in a lifetime far, far away I was a certified expert at chilling out. Pre-child and before self-employment, I can vaguely recall a time when I could luxuriate in unlimited downtime. Well, unlimited outside of work hours that is. I was an expert at […]


The truth about being a single mum on Mother’s Day

The truth about being a single mum on Mother’s Day

Right, today we’re talking Mother’s Day. A touchy subject for single mums everywhere. Because being a single mum on Mother’s Day can feel anything but special. In fact, it can be downright depressing. So this Sunday, I’ll be drinking a toast to all you fabulous single mums […]


Why living with your parents as a single mum is NOT a cop-out

Why living with your parents as a single mum is NOT a cop-out

One day last summer, I cracked. I’d been soldiering on alone, trying to do it all as a single parent and a solo breadwinner. I was exhausted, miserable and struggling to make financial ends meet. One sunny July day with the prospect of school summer holidays further […]