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Mental health & Wellbeing

Body Image/ Body Confidence photoshoot

I recently took part in the MIBA Somerset body confidence photoshoot which was at the stunning Thorney Lakes campsite in Somerset. I have to admit when Elsie the Coordinator for MIBA Somerset was looking for people to be part of the event I was not the first to volunteer. In fact, I nearly didn’t go […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week – My Struggles

As you may well know this week is mental health awareness week which is so important. It is estimated that 1 in 6 people in the last week would have experienced a mental health problem, that is an alarming number of people and unfortunately, it is a growing issue. https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/statistics/mental-health-statistics-uk-and-worldwide I have written a number […]

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Art is Good for the Soul – The Benefits of Art

Art is good for the soul and has so many benefits. It is a brilliant way to relax and unwind and it is also great for mental health. You don’t have to be a talented artist creating masterpieces to be able to feel the benefits of art. I love art but I am definitely no […]

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Mental health & Wellbeing

The Benefits of Cutting Down Screentime

I recently worked myself into the ground and was feeling worse for wear so I started looking into the benefits of cutting down on my screentime. Working myself into the ground I had been working every day for a month at both my day job which I work Monday to Friday full time and then […]

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Mental health & Wellbeing Parenting Advice

Balancing Screen Time for Kids

Kids need to learn computers As modern-day parents we are facing a new dilemma with our children and the boom of electronics. In this day and age, it is important for our children to be familiar with electronics and how they work. By having a good knowledge of computers it will help them in the […]

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Mental health & Wellbeing Parenting Advice

Self-care for parents

I wanted to share my list of self-care for parents ideas because I know as busy parent’s we can often find our days are like a never-ending to-do list, as soon as we have finished one thing it is straight on to the next. As well as looking after our children, there is cleaning, chores […]

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Mental health & Wellbeing

The Benefits of Journaling – with Mindset & Me

Journaling is an unsung hero on the fight against mental health for both children and adults. It is a simple activity but writing down your feelings can have a huge effect on your mental health and well being. The power of journaling needs to be utilised more especially for children as there as so many […]

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Mental health & Wellbeing

How to Improve Children’s Mental Health

It is Children’s mental health week and with 1 in 8 children aged between 5 to 9 years old suffering from at least one mental disorder, it is time that we start looking into how to improve our children’s mental health from a young age. Data from the NHS. Emotional well-being in children is just […]

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Mental health & Wellbeing Parenting Advice

Music brings families together!

Music is a powerful tool to help build and strengthen relationships especially in families. Children from a young age are drawn to music and you will often see children dancing away to a beat without a care in the world and when adults join in with them this can really build a stronger bond and […]

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Mental health & Wellbeing Parenting Advice

Why we should choose Memories over Material.

In society these days is it hard not to be materialistic and want to have the best clothes, newest gadgets and the best toys for ourselves and our children but do these items bring real happiness? Material things bring short term happiness. If you ask your children what presents they got for their previous birthdays […]