Why and When Do We Cry?

Do you remember the last time that you cried? Whether a lone tear, a barely suppressed sob, or a full out howl? Some of us may be able to do so. And remember the exact reason for it. Or the fact that there was no obvious reason. For others, we may be reaching further back […]

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Should You Go With Your Gut?

Going with or trusting your gut is an interesting idea. We’ve probably all heard it or been told to trust it at some point in our lives. But how reliable is our gut? Should we follow it? Wholeheartedly, not at all or at times? I’ve often wondered if my gut was trustworthy and yet, so […]

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How to Start Your Day Right For Your Mental Health

Starting off my day right can do wonders for my mental health. It’s amazing the impact it can have on my mood, energy and motivation. Among almost every other aspect of my day. When I start my day right, and take a little bit of extra time in the morning, my productivity increases. I get […]

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The Amazing Benefits to Exercising Outdoors

It’s been a surprisingly perfect day here weather wise. Almost as outstanding in it’s perfection than the fact that it occurred. Here the weather is unfailingly predictable. And so, I never imagined that I would be exercising outdoors today. Much the same way, I’d never have anticipated writing this post seated in the garden immediately […]

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Why Journaling is Good for Your Mental Health

Keeping a journal or diary can have positive benefits for your mental health. Of course, there are various reasons why people may keep a journal. For some people, looking after their mental health or as an act of self-care is just one part of the picture. Others may keep a journal to make writing a […]

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How to Make a House a Home

Don’t miss out! Get 55% off with the Code: MYMUSINGSANDME55 (except Selection Posters and frames) Not combinable with other discount campaigns. Valid from 24th to 31st of May. Moving house can be one of the most stressful experiences. It can also be one of the most exciting. Honestly, it will largely depend on how it goes. But once you’ve rented or […]

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Your Self-Care Routine When You Have No Free Time

Today, we are bombarded with self-care tips (both solicited and unsolicited) from virtually all sides. However, living the hectic lifestyle that the 21st century dictates, many of those tips are simply unrealistic. Still, even if you don’t have the time for elaborate spa sessions and lengthy workouts, you mustn’t neglect yourself. Here are a few […]

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How to Write For Your Mental Health

I’ve always loved writing. As a child and throughout my teenage years I loved creating writing. I could write seemingly endless poems. The words flowing through me. Even when tasked with prose in English class, I loved weaving a story together. Relishing the challenge of a writing prompt. I even enjoyed analyzing the poems, prose […]

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What Life Lessons from Childhood Do We Unlearn?

As children we’re taught life lessons by the adults around us. These lessons often involve or impact on our mental health in some way. I’ve been thinking about what we teach children and the behaviours and habits we wish to encourage. And have realised that whilst they’re fostered in childhood, presumably to help us be […]

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How Do We Role Model Parent?

I’ve been thinking about my parenting style a lot recently. I’m committed to being a good parent and this has led me to read countless articles. And to review and consider the way I parent my child. I want to hold my habits and behaviours under a microscope to ensure they are good enough. I […]

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