Image by the legend @pauland.co #mentalhealthawarenessweek #stress #anxiety   A lot of people are shocked when I tell them I have battled with anxiety. It seems strange because I am told I come across as so…

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Often when we discover a hidden gem, we like to keep it our little secret.  Well many of you will know that’s not how it works over here.  We are big on sharing.  I shared…

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Image by Paul Johnston Money and motivation I was asked recently if I ever pay for anything.  I get that a lot of people still don’t understand this career that is known to many as blogging. …

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10 years ago to this day I went on a first date.  I was feeling nervous and excited.  I hid it well. It was an incredible day.  Something just clicked.  We walked for miles, we…

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  Today is international day of happiness.  Can I get a whooop?  I think it is important to remember that the state of being happy is not permanent and that is life.  Yes, I work…

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I have a confession.  You see, last week I wrote a very gushy post about parenthood and how magical kids are.  I meant every single word.  Kids are so magical.  I need to be clear…

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She thinks i’m wonderful I often doubt myself when ‘perfect Mum’ starts whispering in that fragile mind of mine.  But no, not her.  She thinks i’m wonderful.  Perfect Mum told me to ‘play it cool,…

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We were kindly invited along to Wagamama, who have recently partnered up with the mental health charity, Mind.  Two things I am mad for – good food and anything wellness related, so it was a…

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I talk a lot about finding that mojo.  In fact, I am making it my mission this year to help others bring the mojo back.  Because it feels so good to be in full mojo. …

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I suck at maths and my parking skills are questionable but in terms of emotional intelligence, I am often bang on.  I have this people radar.  My hubs is the same.  It was part of…

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Research suggests that life is best for many when we hit our mid 30’s. I turned 35 at the weekend, so I shall give you my take on it.

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Calling all busy parents I want to share a few things with you, because I know a lot of you will be feeling like me.  You are busy.  Perhaps you are busy with a job…

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Dinner Buy him some nice recipe books – Jamie Oliver has a new Christmas version out.  Pour yourself a much needed gin and tonic as he prepares the evening meal.  A happy, calm wife is…

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Dad, I missed you.  I missed you telling me I was your “little girl”.  I missed you wanting to see me and to cuddle my babies, your beautiful grandchildren.  I missed you having a beer…

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Some of my pals tell me “you aint done yet, you will definetly be having a 3rd” or “I think you will have an accident”. Well yes that could well happen as long as my…

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When we had our first baby I was the Mum who planned play dates with precision (out with nap times), enrolled our little girl into an array of classes and activities.  We baked, went for…

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Goodbye to the sedentary lifestyle – hello healthy me.  Finally I am proud to put my hands up high and say: fitness is no longer a fad.  It is part of my life – exercise…

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Sweat it is coming soon on the 20th of May in Glasgow.   The full line-up, with over 50 classes, workshops and sessions, has been announced for Scotland’s first ever boutique health and fitness festival. Many…

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I had the nicest compliment from one of my Podcast guests this week.  She said: ‘I’ve been watching you with Bonnie over the past couple of years and I love how you have got the…

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I have been in camp shave since I went for my first wax when I was 18.  Let’s just say it wasn’t the most pleasant experience.  But I have always liked the idea of walking…

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