14 Ways To Love Yourself Today

It’s that time of year again…Valentine’s Day. You either love it, or you hate it, or couldn’t really give a shit about it. Valentine’s Day is usually a day of focusing on expressing your love and gratitude for your significant other or other significant people in your life – which is nice. But, when do you ever get a chance to focus on what’s really important? YOU! Valentines day is a day for you.  A day to love yourself and focus on just how amazing you really are (cringe, I know). Self-love is not just a concept or hashtag on twitter

Blue Monday: Battling The Blues

It’s the third Monday of 2018 and today is considered to be the ‘most depressing day of the year’ – otherwise known as ‘Blue Monday’.   What is ‘Blue Monday’ all about?   Back in 2005, Dr Cliff Arnall coined the phrase ‘Blue Monday’ by formulating various factors, such as poor weather, debt, Christmas ending, failed New Year’s resolutions and low motivation levels. Apparently, these all contribute to a mass ‘depression’ occurring on this very day. Sounds pretty dispiriting right?!   Why I hate ‘Blue Monday’   My reasons are simple: As someone who lives with depression and works with

New Year, Better You? – 18 Ways to Achieve Your Goals in 2018

It’s that time of year again! The time of year where many of us are setting new goals for ourselves in an attempt to improve our lives for the coming year. Some of us may make a promise to change bad habits such as quitting smoking, reducing our alcohol intake (i.e. Dry January), or eating healthier food. Others may make a promise to do something positive, such as giving back to the community, volunteering, joining a gym. Whatever we decide to do, the process of writing a list of New Year’s resolutions is easy. But just how many of us/how