How To Overcome Video Call Anxiety
Mental Health and Wellbeing

How To Overcome Video Call Anxiety

Do video calls make you anxious? You are not alone in this! Video call anxiety is a very real thing and it’s especially common among introverts and people with social anxiety or other anxiety disorders – but it can affect anybody. Very often, people find video calling more stressful and tiring than socialising in real …

11 Fun and Creative Quiz Round Ideas for Your Zoom Quiz
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11 Fun and Creative Quiz Round Ideas for Your Zoom Quiz

Have you taken part in a Zoom quiz recently with your friends or family? Zoom quizzes are trending at the moment, especially as many of us are in another lockdown. Last year, during the first lockdown, I took part in several Zoom quizzes with my friends, including hosting one myself. In the process of creating …

Book Review - Everyday Mindfulness by Melissa Steginus
Book Reviews Personal Development

Everyday Mindfulness by Melissa Steginus – Book Review

I was recently contacted by TCK Publishing to ask if I would be willing to review their new book, Everyday Mindfulness by Melissa Steginus in exchange for a free copy. It sounded like such a helpful book, so of course, I accepted! I received an e-book copy and was excited to start reading this book. …

What is body neutrality and how can I practice it?
Mental Health and Wellbeing

What is Body Neutrality and How Can I Practice It?

Have you stumbled across “body neutrality” while searching for ways to feel more confident about your body? It’s not as well-known as body positivity. But for a lot of people, body positivity just doesn’t sit right. The focus on “loving your body” can feel like too much pressure, when you’ve spent years feeling the exact …

Don't think about problems, think about solutions
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Don’t Think About Problems; Think About Solutions

We all encounter problems in our life, whether they are big or small. Do you ever find yourself running a problem or difficulty over and over in your head? I certainly do, and it makes me feel worried and panicky. The more I think about the problem, the worse it seems. I find myself dwelling …

How to get in the mood for Christmas
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How To Get In The Mood For Christmas

Christmas is different this year because of the Coronavirus pandemic. The restrictions will affect our usual Christmas plans and limit our social interactions with family and friends. Because of this, it is understandable that many people are not feeling in the mood for Christmas this year! Personally, I have been feeling quite Christmassy anyway. This …

Shake It Off! by Rafael Santandreu - Book Review
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Shake It Off! by Rafael Santandreu – Book Review

I was recently offered a copy of Shake It Off by Rafael Santandreu in exchange for a review. On reading the press release for this book, my immediate thought was that it sounded so interesting and relevant to me! So of course, I accepted, and I was delighted to receive a PDF copy of this …

The best sugar-free and vegan hot chocolate recipe
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The Best Sugar-Free and Vegan Hot Chocolate Recipe

This is the perfect time of year for snuggling up under a blanket and watching a film with a steaming mug of hot chocolate to warm you from within. Hot chocolate is a perfect way to quench your thirst and satisfy your chocolate cravings at the same time. The ultimate winter drink! Disclosure: This post …