How to practice mindfulness outdoors

Mindfulness is a word that is thrown around a lot these days especially in social media. When I first thought of it I’ll be honest I really misjudged it and I was sure it was definitely not for me! But after reading a lot about it recently and listening to Niall Breslin’s podcast “Where is…

6 podcasts you must listen to

I am a huge lover of podcasts. I’ve really enjoyed listening to them recently. I have a couple of go to podcasts that I like to listen particularly in the morning time. I find podcasts are a great way to stop staring at your phone for hours on end. I like to pop a podcast…

Marvellous Mal Paper daily goal setter

Gifted| If any of you know me or read my blog you will know two of my favourite things are writing and goal setting. That is why I was overjoyed when Mal Paper reached out to me and asked if I would like to receive one of their journals in return for writing a blog…

Little Thing 9: Stranger’s kindness

Hello, I entered my first race at the weekend. I’m going to write another post on this soon about the race itself and the training I did for it but right now I want to focus on one small but hugely important aspect of the race that made it so much more enjoyable and worthwhile….

Little Thing 8: Good weather and Nature

Hello, The weather was absolutely gorgeous today. It made a nice change from the usual dull grey skies we’d been having here. I went out for a run this morning in my local park and it was great to have not only dry weather but sunny weather as well. I was tracking my run on…

Little Thing 6: Friendship

Hi there, For this week’s instalment of Little Things I’d like to write about friendship. I really value my friends. As cheesy as it sounds they’re there for me and I’m there for them and I appreciate that. I had a cup of tea with some friends after class and it was so lovely. Tea…

Little Thing 5: Running

Hi there, I have been doing a lot running lately. It can be tough especially the longer runs. But each time I go for a run I am glad that I have done so because it gives me the opportunity to get outside in the fresh air and get a bit of headspace while getting…

10 things to do for self care

Hey there, Self care is so important and I am trying to include it in my daily life and have a variety of things to do for self care. I thought I’d share them with you! Colouring- I never realised how relaxing colouring can be. I’ve made time to do it each night and it’s…

Review of my favourite meditation app Headspace

Hello, This is a post I’ve been meaning to do for quite some time now. Meditation is one of the things that helps me to manage my anxiety and stress levels. If I’m honest I don’t do it as often as I should or would like to. There are a couple of things about this…