Blogtober Day 21 - Making Witch Hats for my Cat

Blogtober Day 21 – Making Witch Hats for my Cat

Today’s Blogtober activity was very silly and lighthearted! I made witch hats for my cat. A couple of years ago, I was gifted a book called ‘Tiny Hats on Cats’ by Adam Ellis. The book is full of pictures of cats wearing mini paper hats of all different styles, and the instructions for how to …

Do You Remember the First Time?

Book Review – Do You Remember the First Time by Jenny Colgan (No Spoilers)

Jenny Colgan is one of my favourite authors, and when I saw ‘Do You Remember the First Time’ in a charity shop, I had to pick it up. It had actually been on my bookshelf for a while before I got round to reading it, because I currently acquire books faster than I read them! …

7 Lessons I Have Learned from Studying Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

7 Lessons I Have Learned from Studying Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Last month, I spent an hour each day studying Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and putting it into practice in my life. In this post, I want to share with you 7 key lessons I have learned since I began studying CBT. These are ideas, mindsets and techniques that I have found especially helpful to apply …

Book Review – ‘Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Dummies’ by Rhena Branch and Rob Willson

I chose to read Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Dummies because my challenge for this month is to spend an hour each day studying and practising CBT. I already had this book at home, and it had good reviews, so it made sense to read it as part of my CBT study, and see what I …

The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris

Book Review – The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris by Jenny Colgan (No Spoilers) Plus Book Giveaway!

First published in 2013 by Sphere. Paperback, 440 pages. ‘The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris’ is the 4th book I have read by Jenny Colgan, and I have enjoyed them all without exception. This is a gorgeous story, and it paints such an atmospheric picture with its descriptions of Paris and Parisian life. I am …