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March 2015

Blogging & Vlogging

Happy birthday, dearest friend


Believe it or not, my blog is three years old. I wrote my first blog post on 23rd March 2012. In March 2012, I had just returned to work after 3 months off sick with depression. During my time off work, I began to see a Cognitive Behavioural therapist. She suggested that I start writing a blog as a form of therapy. When I am low, I struggle to remember the things in my life that bring me happiness.  I…

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My Sunday Photo – The Great Escape

Great Escape

I often take Little Miss H to the park up the road. She loves playing on the swings and going down the slide. But recently she has been drawn to the tunnel. I love this photo. She looks so happy and cheeky. I also can't look at this photo without humming the theme tune to "The Great Escape".…

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My Sunday photo – daffodils


The other day Little Miss H and I took a trip down to a play park by the river in Rochester. It is a beautiful spot called the Esplanade. Rochester castle is on one side and the Medway is on the other. The sun was shining off the river. The weather was warmer and so coats had been removed. It felt like Winter was over and Spring was just around the corner. After spending time on the swings and slide…

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Finding Happiness Thoughts & Inspiration

73 Questions

73 questions

I think I must have been living under a rock for the past year. Until Sunday, I had never heard of Vogue's "73 Questions" interview series. Thanks to my good friend Heledd who writes the gorgeous blog Running in Lavender for enlightening me. Inspired by these videos and Heledd's fabulous post, I decided to tackle the 73 questions myself. Drum roll please.…

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Mental Health Thoughts & Inspiration

Self-harm Awareness With NSPCC

Self-harm still feels like a very taboo subject to talk about. I've always been open in this blog. I have written posts about my history of long-term depression, miscarriages and even my suicide attempts. But somehow talking about my personal experiences of self-harm seems more difficult. Even now, as I write this I wonder what you are all thinking.…

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