Lets Talk Mental Health – How Do You Explain Depression To Someone Who May Not Get It?

How do you explain depression to someone who may not get it? I recently found myself trying to articulate something that still doesn’t really make sense and in all honesty, I found myself getting extremely frustrated and alone because I couldn’t get it to make it sense to the person I was speaking to. ThisRead more

What does it mean to have a supportive partner?

A supportive partner can come in all shapes and sizes. We all look for something different and we’re all willing to deal with different things in relationships. If you’d have asked me what I thought a supportive partner would look like years ago, it would have been someone who lets me get on with myRead more

YMCA Greenhill Newcastle Staycation

On Sunday 2nd August, myself and Sean were kindly gifted a one night stay at YMCA Greenhill thanks to Excalibur Press. YMCA have two locations, the first is Glenada holiday and conference centre and the second is Greenhill activity centre which are both located in Newcastle N.I. Yes, there are two Newcastle’s and it confusedRead more

Green Angel Skin Care

Last week I announced an exciting new partnership with Green Angel who are a mainly a natural skincare brand but also offer an array of other products such as soy candles. I wanted to become a Green Angel ambassador because they’re a brand that has a focus on sustainability and they are Irish i.e. local.Read more

Let’s Talk Mental Health – It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

It all started back in May when I wrote about being a black woman surrounded by white privilege (blog here). I did not expect things to unfold the way they did. This year has been a lot! The last few months have been tough for many of us around the world. Between lockdown, racism, relived/newRead more