I really have no idea where 2017 is disappearing to. It is flying by so fast and hard to believe we are now in November and heading towards the end of the year. October was a really lovely month and I was quite sad to see it go. November brought with it the most hideous… Read More Hello November …
As I sit here looking at the school uniform all ironed and hung neatly ready for the morning I can’t help but feel a little bit sad that half term is over. We have had a lovely half term and its been so special being able to have a week of no routine, no morning… Read More And just like that half term is over.
In our house Halloween brings nearly as much excitement as Christmas does. The girls love it and start planning their outfits and Halloween activities as soon as the first leaf falls from the tree and that fresh Autumm chill hits the air. Some years we have a party and others we go trick and treating… Read More Burlton Pumpkin Patch
Lately life has been pretty good. Most days have been good days and I have managed to stay one step ahead of my anxiety and depression. With me it is more anxiety that then tends to lead to depression. Once I let that teeniest bit of anxiety in it seems to be a downward spiral.… Read More A bad day doesn’t have to be a bad life.
Firstly apologies it has been a while since I last posted. Life at times seems to get so chaotic its hard to find time for anything more than the daily routine and mayhem. Having an hour to write a blog post seems a luxury. That actually probably brings me quite nicely to this blog post… Read More Being outdoors is the best medicine there is.
I am sure we have all heard the saying “the grass is always greener on the other side” and I am sure that despite how true we know this to be it hasn’t always stopped us wanting to be on the other side with the apparently greener grass! When you have depression, anxiety or are… Read More Embrace your own grass … even the dry brown patches.
The more I start to look at changing my mindset and realising that the only way to true happiness is adopting a new outlook on life, the more I realise one of my biggest obstacles is my ability to be grateful and appreciative of what I already have. It’s relatively easy to say you are… Read More Gratitude …. so simple yet so hard.