Blogtober Day 17 - Pumpkin Candle and Sheet Mask

Blogtober Day 17 – Pumpkin Candle and Sheet Mask

I am subscribed to the Cruelty Free Beauty Box, which is a beauty subscription box with a difference. All the products they sell are vegan and cruelty-free, and most are environmentally conscious. As well as the subscription box, they have an online shop with the option to add extra items into your next box. While …

Natural Deodorant vs. Conventional Antiperspirant: Striking a Balance

Natural Deodorant vs Conventional Antiperspirant – Striking a Balance

This post is going to be all about deodorant. Let’s face it, it’s natural to get sweaty, stinky armpits from time to time, and most of us choose to control it in some way. But are we really aware of what we are applying to our bodies? Why do we smell? Certain parts of our …

6 Unique Self-Care Ideas

6 Unique Self-Care Ideas

When I hear the term ‘self-care’, there are certain activities that immediately come to mind. These include exercise, yoga, hot baths, healthy eating, and spending time in nature. Such activities are regularly advised in blog posts about self-care, and rightly so! They are all well-known ways to look after yourself, and they …

How to Overcome Brain Frazzle

How to Overcome ‘Brain Frazzle’

Do you ever sit down to do a task, such as writing a blog post, and you just can’t muster up the energy or motivation to get on with it? It feels too overwhelming, and you find yourself staring blankly at the screen or notepad with nothing coming to mind. Or maybe you procrastinate on …

Film Review - Cancer: The Integrative Perspective

Film Review – Cancer: The Integrative Perspective

Cancer: The Integrative Perspective is a feature film by Nathan Crane. On Friday, I watched the global premier which was available to watch online for free for a limited window of time (this window has now passed). A trailer of this film is available to watch on YouTube. This film review is not sponsored – …

April Challenges Evaluation

April Challenges – Evaluation

In April, I ambitiously took on 5 challenges for the month! Here’s a reminder of what they were: Get up 4 minutes earlier each day, starting at 8.30am and ending at 6.30am. Cut down on internet procrastination. Work on solo piano pieces, and make notes on them, for 45 minutes each day. Do the Daily …

Food February - Trying to Increase my Weight to a Healthy BMI

‘Food February’ – Trying to Increase my Weight to a Healthy BMI

This is a story from February 2018. I have always been one of those people who can eat loads and never put on weight! Around this time, I got a bit concerned that maybe I was actually too thin. I am 5 foot 7, and my weight tended to range between 7st 13lb and 8st …