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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7 Nature Activities to Keep Kids Calm During Spring Break Travel

This guest post on nature activities is kindly written by Sandi from Ecohappiness. Found out more about their work below. Family travel gives both parents and children the opportunity to see new places and enjoy their surroundings. “Giving our children the chance to soak in nature’s beauty during a family vacation is especially important these days as […]

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How Unexpected Pregnancy Symptoms Impacted My Mental Health

I always supposed that I knew what pregnancy would be like generally. Of course, I did not fool myself into thinking it would be exactly the same for me. I acknowledged the range and individualization of people’s experiences. Likewise, I knew enough not to believe the portrayals I saw on TV and in films; which […]

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Why is Busyness Toxic For Our Mental Health?

Life can feel like a marathon. Jumping from one thing to the next and over each hurdle as we come to it. Never a time to press pause or take a break. Figure out where we’re going, what we’re doing or what could be the best route for us. When life get’s too busy it’s […]

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A Guide to Why Happiness is an Inside Job

This isn’t the first time I’ve written about happiness as an inside jobs. And with a few years hindsight the idea continues to resonate with me. Having searched for happiness for years, by seeking validation, from products I purchased or pleasing those around me. It took a long time to realise that happiness truly came […]

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