An open letter to my 15 year old self | Mental Health Talk

Dear 15 year old me, Now that 9 years have passed and I feel older and wiser, I wish that you could see what I see. It must be about the time you were diagnosed with anxiety and panic disorder. Your life will be filled with psychiatric nurses and therapists. I remember so vividly the … Continue reading An open letter to my 15 year old self | Mental Health Talk

Relaxing Bedtime Routine

As someone living with anxiety, I quite often find it difficult to sleep, which I've spoken about this before in a previous blog. I need to have a good relaxation routine before bed so that I can actually get to sleep. Good sleep doesn't go with being a waitress in the evenings, meaning I quite often … Continue reading Relaxing Bedtime Routine

It’s Time to Talk – There’s light at the end of the tunnel

I put this photograph of myself on Instagram three weeks ago, after I had a panic attack in the gym but managed to stay to finish my workout. If you've followed my blog for a while, you may have seen posts I've written about my mental health before. I was going to film this as a … Continue reading It’s Time to Talk – There’s light at the end of the tunnel

Why I Don’t Drink Fizzy Drinks

Words by Victoria Wilson.  This coming August will be my 6th anniversary of zero fizzy drinks. The Summer of 2010, a day after my birthday actually, was the day I stopped drinking fizzy drinks. I got my braces out that day and I just decided it wasn't worth ruining my teeth over. Over the past few … Continue reading Why I Don’t Drink Fizzy Drinks

2016 Wellness Trend Predictions

Words by Amy Jayne.  2015 made a lot of people overdose on coconut oil and crazy about squats. The Government also brought to light how bad sugar is for our health, and how much of it is hiding away in our foods. If you’re thinking about replacing your bad habits for healthy ones, 2016 is a … Continue reading 2016 Wellness Trend Predictions

Healthy and Happy – New Year’s Resolution & Free Meal Planner Printable!

Hello my lovely readers, I've not written much for a while and I do apologise, I've been on work experience at Etc magazine, working as a waitress, and enjoying the holidays with my family before going back to university next Monday. I'll start off my first blog post of 2016 with my New Year's Resolution, … Continue reading Healthy and Happy – New Year’s Resolution & Free Meal Planner Printable!

The Meaning of Dreams – Uninvited Guest and Twins

Since being part of the Silentnight's The Meaning of Dreams campaign, I actually haven't dreamt that much! Which is weird for me as I usually dream every single night. I put it down to the aromatherapy from This Works that was in my Dream box. As I said in my previous blog about the campaign, … Continue reading The Meaning of Dreams – Uninvited Guest and Twins

Silentnight “The Meaning of Dreams” Campaign: My Dream Box

Silentnight contacted me recently about their "The Meaning of Dreams" campaign, where they sent me a "dream box" full of things to help me sleep and record my dreams. This will help me have a more mindful approach to sleeping, as I will be making a conscious effort to record and make sense of my … Continue reading Silentnight “The Meaning of Dreams” Campaign: My Dream Box

Four Years On & Stronger Than Ever

I guess as a health and beauty blogger, mental health kind of falls in to my area of expertise. I’ve only ever written two articles, out of the hundreds, about my mental health. Today felt like a good day to write a third. Let you all in a bit on what's going on. Four years … Continue reading Four Years On & Stronger Than Ever