Most of us know that spending time in nature is good for us—however, it's more than that. Knowing about nature is also improves our wellbeing. And if lockdown has taught us anything, when confined, we retreat to nature in our own way.
Since we are all stuck inside, I thought I might do an album review. This is an album I've had on constant rotation on Spotify for months. Check it out, I promise you won't be disappointed
I never expected to be finishing my thesis from home. When I was in first year, I imagined tearing my hair out in the library, not my living room. Nevertheless, here I am. Working from home has been a learning experience. I have figured out what works for me as I've gone along, and have… Continue reading 5 Tips for Working from Home
This week I am doing a book review of Body Positive Power by Megan Jayne Crabbe. Body positivity is something I have been interested in for a while, but online it seems to be a battleground which can make it intimidating for someone new, who wants to get involved. We have on, the one hand,… Continue reading Book Review: Body Positive Power by Megan Jayne Crabbe
If you have been following me for a while you know that I had set six goals for the summer. If you don't know that I wrote a post about it in May and you can read it here. This week I want to review them and share some stuff I've learned. One of the… Continue reading Revisiting My Summer Goals
Okay, obviously I'm joking about the living part. I spend a lot of time online though. I mean so much that I'm too scared to look at the app on my phone that tells me exactly how much. I don't even know what it's called. But you know what, it's not so bad. That does… Continue reading 6 Ways to Make Social Media a Nice Place to Live.
I really like my houseplants. They do make me happy. This summer I have been trying to propagate some of the succulents and I have enjoyed seeing their progress and learning something new. But does that mean that the plants themselves contribute to my wellbeing? Could I replace them with crafts or colouring books? Perhaps… Continue reading Do Houseplants Promote Wellbeing?
I had been really looking forward to this book coming out. For those of you who don't know, the Hormone Diaries: the Bloody Truth About Our Periods by Hannah Witton is a book about our lifelong hormone journey from puberty to menopause. Hannah Witton is a Youtuber, who makes videos about contraception, periods, body positivity,… Continue reading Book Review: The Hormone Diaries by Hannah Witton
"Space, the Final Frontier" On Friday I had a particularly long journey to make. From where I live, between two buses plus the wait (they are ALWAYS late in Ireland), the journey one way was two and a half hours and the same back home in the evening. Whenever I commute or travel, I listen… Continue reading The Humble Music Player, the Self Care Tool You Didn’t Know You Needed.
Chances are you know where this one is going, Lavender oil helps you sleep, everyone knows that, right? I have had insomnia almost my whole life. I don't remember a time I slept easily. Long before adulthood, college and coffee, I have had trouble nodding off. I've tried a lot of stuff and I find… Continue reading An Insomniac’s Guide to Sleep Mist