Work on Your Pelvic Floor with Vivi from Aneros Femme

Features gifted item  One of the things I try and do with my little corner of the internet is approach somewhat ‘taboo’ topics to reassure others that they are normal. I have spoken about both adult toys and my pelvic floor in the past and this post actually combines the two. I was recently contacted by Aneros Femme, an American company who have created a product which works to encourage...

Increasing Productivity with the Effici Planner

Working from home around a two year old, I sometimes struggle to motivate myself and actually get work done on time. I have so many creative ideas and it can be difficult to put them into action. I had been searching for awhile for something to help me be more organised when the lovely people behind Effici got in touch and offered to send across their productivity planner for me...

Fighting My Fears – Speaking in Public

Last Monday, I did something I was terrified to do. I put on my very own talk about monetising your blog and I spoke in public to a room full of people. On the day I was really nervous and my anxiety was through the roof, but I pushed myself out of my comfort zone, drew upon all the skills I have learnt in my CBT sessions, and I did...

Planning a Trip to Disneyland for a 30th Birthday

Ok, so as you probably know, I am turning 30 in just a couple of months at the beginning of May. I had been torn when it came to making a decision on how to celebrate this milestone birthday, as I had so many things I would like to do, but it simply wasn’t feasible to do some of them (Santorini, for example, was not only out of budget, but...

My Experience of the Mirena Coil – Two Years On

I have previously written about my experience of having the Mirena coil, both shortly after having it fitted, and a second post a year on to reflect on how I felt about it after everything settled down. I decided to write a further update as I now feel that my periods have returned to normal following the use of the norethisterone tablet to delay my period over our wedding in...

My 5 Favourite Apps on iPhone

I am the first to admit that I am a little reliant on my phone. Working on social media accounts, I am quite often found phone in hand. These are 5 of my current favourite apps on my iPhone. Instagram Love it or hate it, Instagram seems to be the most used social media platform currently and I upload daily alongside several stories. I find it the easiest app to...

An Open Letter to Myself Before Children

I don’t really know how to start this. It’s all a little strange writing to yourself isn’t it? What I do know is that if you could read this letter, it would bring you some comfort knowing that, although your life is about to change completely, it will be for the better. Trust me. Right now you are unsure of yourself, of what you want to be ‘when you grow...

Marriage After Divorce – Lessons Learnt From A First Marriage

When I married Ed in September 2017, it wasn’t the first time I had been a bride. I was married to someone else a few years before and it didn’t work out. I feel that there is a bit of a stigma around getting married more than once, especially for somebody my age, so I wanted to confront the taboo around the breakdown of a marriage and discuss the positives...

5 Methods to Combat Depression & Generalised Anxiety

I make no secret of the fact that I live with a mental illness. My first episode of depression happened when I was twelve years old. I was going through a lot at the time including the death of my beloved grandad, and I really struggled to cope with all the strong emotions I was feeling. Talking therapies helped at the time and I have used them when I have...