A Short Retreat at The Vicarage, Cheshire

Earlier on this week, Charlie and I took a trip to Cheshire to stay at The Vicarage hotel. I had no idea what to expect as I’d never been to this particular village before – Holmes Chapel – and had only spent a small amount of time looking into the venue. I’d been asked to try out one of their six new luxury signature rooms and the first thing I… View Post

Self Care Sunday: Trust Me, It’s Important

One of the key things when it comes to mental health is being able to practice self care – even when you don’t want to. And I get it, most of the time you won’t want to. But the key thing here is that it doesn’t have to be a huge gesture of love. I’m not asking you to love yourself – if you do, great, you’re doing brilliantly –… View Post

This is what recovery means for me

Recovery really is very different for different people. It totally depends on the individual and it’s a long – and somewhat tiring – process. Small things that may mean nothing to others have turned out to be huge for me, and it’s important to recognise that. Every single victory – small or big – should be recognised. So here is my brain dump on what recovery means for me. Photo… View Post

I don’t want to know what you think about my size

Photo taken by Kaye Ford I don’t want to know. I don’t want to know how ridiculous you think it is that a ‘skinny’ person has a problem with their size. I don’t want to hear about how I should ‘just put on weight.’ ‘Just eat more!’ I don’t want to know how there’s ‘nothing of me’. I don’t want to know about how the media loves thin people. I… View Post

Spacemasks | Relaxation that’s out of this world 

I am really excited about these. If you’re somebody that struggles to switch off at night, these could potentially change your life. Not even joking (or paid). This is one of those rare times when you find a product and think where has this been all my life? So this is an eye mask which is scented with jasmine, and as soon as you open them they start to heat… View Post