Should I Use My Phone In Bed Before Going To Sleep?

Should I Use My Phone In Bed Before Going To Sleep? The Pros and Cons

Do you use your phone in bed before you go to sleep? I would hazard a guess that most of us do, whether we are scrolling social media, chatting to our friends or playing games. But is it good for us? In this post, I will be discussing the pros and cons of using your …

Book Review - Everyday Mindfulness by Melissa Steginus

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. …

Things To Do When You Are In Self-Isolation

Things to Do When You are in Self-Isolation

In the coming days and weeks, many of us will have to self-isolate, to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It may seem as though our lives will come to a standstill during these times, but that doesn’t have to be the case. There are so many activities we can do at home to take care …

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 …

Setting 'Micro Tasks' for Improved Productivity

Setting ‘Micro Tasks’ for Improved Productivity

Each morning (or sometimes the evening before), I write up a to-do list for the day. I list all the tasks I would like to achieve, in roughly the order of priority. Lately, some common items I have added to my to do list include, ‘blog promotion’, ‘blog improvements’ and ‘tidy’. What is the problem …

This Brilliant Day

Activities for Re-Energising Yourself

Do you sometimes feel unmotivated, and struggle to get yourself moving to get on with tasks? Do you get drawn in by the temptation to procrastinate? Sometimes in these situations, it’s wise not to keep pushing yourself to get on with the tasks that you ‘should’ be doing. If your energy and motivation are low …