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Mental Health

5 Things That Can Make You Feel Good

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This is a collaborative post. It’s safe to say that we don’t always feel at our best. As much as we’d all love to be able to look and feel incredible at all times, that very rarely happens. In fact, you’re more likely to find that you feel down more than you do good. Because the world can be an incredibly pressurized place. It’s easier than ever to be hard on yourself, and this is when things like depression can…

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Mental Health

Living With Depression: A Nervous Breakdown & A Diagnosis

A photograph of a woman with brown hair, wearing a stripey t-shirt and bright red lipstick - Living With Depression: Having A Nervous Breakdown & Being Given A Diagnosis - Mrs H's favourite things

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. It’s a week that is hugely important, as we still have such a long way to go before we’ve broken the stigma that surrounds mental ill health. Last year, I wrote a post for Mental Health Awareness Week claiming that I was going to start sharing my story of living with depression, beginning with my nervous breakdown and diagnosis. Yet, these posts never materialised. Writing your own tale of living with depression is…

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Our Weekend Happy

Our Weekend Happy 13 – Country Parks, Woodland Walks & Parties

A photograph of a blonde little boy in a swing on a sunny day in the park - Our Weekend Happy 13: Country Parks, Woodland Walks and a Birthday Party - Mrs H's favourite things

This is the thirteenth Our Weekend Happy post that I’ve written for this blog. I missed writing last week’s post, which wasn’t great. But in the end, it worked out quite well as we’ve just had quite a rubbish weekend. Mr H spent most of the weekend ill in bed and I had a terrible migraine. The poor children must have been so bored. But they were as good as gold and happily played on their own for most of the weekend.…

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Travel & Days Out

The Importance Of Having A Family Holiday To Look Forward To

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This is a collaborative post. A family holiday is something that everyone looks forward to and they’re very important as they provide an escape from daily life and allow you to recharge your batteries. Even simply booking a holiday can do a world of good and give you an extra spring in your step all the way through to the vacation itself. The Importance of Having a Family Holiday to Look Forward to Booking the Trip As soon as you have…

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Finding Happiness Our Weekend Happy

Our Weekend Happy 12 – Park Run, Play Parks & A Visit To A Roman Villa

A little girl playing in a patch of daffodils at Dunorlan Park - Our Weekend Happy 12 - Park Run, Play Parks & A Visit To A Roman Villa - Mrs H's favourite things

This is the twelfth Our Weekend Happy post that I’ve written for this blog. Last week’s post was filled with so many of my favourite things – a trip to the seaside and a visit from Auntie B. It was a lovely weekend. This week, I’ve decided to write a slightly different Our Weekend Happy post. (I do like to mix things up every now and then). Inspired by my lovely friend Kaye who blogs at Hello Archie, I’ve decided that this…

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Finding Happiness Our Weekend Happy

Our Weekend Happy 11 – Pottering, A Beach Day & Seeing Auntie B

A photograph of a mum, her son and her daughter all dressed up in coats etc and paddling at Camber Sands - Our Weekend Happy - Pottering, A Beach Day & Seeing Auntie B _ Mrs H's favourite things

This is the eleventh Our Weekend Happy post that I’ve written for this blog. Last week’s post was a little different, as it was a review of our day out at the new Animals of the Ice Age exhibit at Howletts. This post also included my first day in the life video. I’d always assumed that I wasn’t creative enough to produce a Day in the Life video. But I’m really proud of this video. I would love it if you went…

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Our Weekend Happy

Our Weekend Happy #9 – Seeing Grandparents, A Lie in & A Mother’s Day Lunch

A photograph of a little girl wearing a yellow mac and pink sparkly wellies and standing in a wood - Our Weekend Happy #9 - Seeing Grandparents, A Lie In & A Lovely Mother's Day Lunch - Mrs H's favourite things

This is the ninth of my Our Weekend Happy post. I love writing these posts each week. No matter what kind of weekend we’ve had, It’s so nice to remind myself of all the happy moments from the weekend. I’ve also discovered, that writing these posts starts to get me excited for the coming weekend. Anyway, in case you haven’t seen my previous Our Weekend Happy posts, it is based on a weekly post that one of my favourite bloggers, Lisa from Mummascribbles writes.…

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Blogging & Vlogging

Our Weekend Happy linky #6

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Welcome to the sixth week of Our Weekend Happy. The linky that I host with the gorgeous Lisa from Mummascribbles. Thank you to everyone who linked up last week. It was lovely to read your happy weekend posts. Our Weekend Happy Linky Lisa originally created Our Weekend Happy and then I started joining in at the beginning of this year. And it is such a lovely post to write. It is all about capturing memories. And after all, isn’t that why most of us…

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