On being a mum

When they say it’s the hardest job in the world they aren’t joking! Raising children is the equivalent of having 2.5 jobs. It is physically demanding, mentally draining, emotionally exhausting and if you’re doing it right, it comes with unbelievable amounts of worry and guilt. With maternal mental health awareness week coming up I wanted …

Wedding stress SOS

With wedding season upon us I thought I’d take the time to address this very common issue. When you ask someone how they are feeling in the run up to their wedding, “stressed” is probably one of the most common answers. Popular culture often belittles the feelings of brides with unhelpful stereotypes but the truth …

A journey of a thousand miles…

…begins with a single step. As I am taking these first few steps, having left my job in mental health to focus exclusively on my own business, I am reflecting on the feelings surrounding beginnings. On the one hand it is exciting! I get to be my own boss, focus on what I want to …