How often do you think about your sexual health? Did you know most STI's have no symptoms at all and may be present without you knowing? This doesn't mean it's ok to ignore your sexual health, far from it. It's very important to get yourself checked regularly. It's most important to wear a barrier contraceptive… Continue reading STI’s: Let’s get checked
If you're anything like me, sleep doesn't always come too easily. You may find yourself tossing and turning all night just screaming at your mind to 'Please Stop!' so you can get some rest. Insomnias a tough cycle to break and, if you suffer from it, I'm sure you'll agree that your days go a… Continue reading Magnesium and Epsom Salts: their role in aiding sleep and emotional balance
So I was recently told I'm deficient in vit. D after taking a blood test with my GP. So what does that mean you ask? My first thought was "well I've never even so much as broke a bone, how bad could it be?" but when I started to read into symptoms associated with its… Continue reading Vitamin D: What it meant for me
Today I joined a Pilates class for 2 reasons (1.) To help strengthen my shoulder without putting too much pressure on it, injury lols, and (2.) For a relaxing start to my day. And let me tell you, on first impressions, it did not disappoint and I cannot wait for my next class. 😊 Not… Continue reading Pilates: My First Impressions
"An empty lantern provides no light. Self-care is the fuel that allows your light to shine brightly" Ok so I know the internet is saturated with lists like this but these tips are genuinely things that work for me. When I feel overwhelmed, I check in on myself and make sure I'm following my own… Continue reading My Top Tips For Self Care
For me, being a midwife who does shiftwork, there really is no such thing as a Sunday. When I have them off, great. When I don't, my 'Sunday' might be on a Thursday. Life is hectic and it's important to take some time out sometime in your week to just unwind and prep for the… Continue reading Sunday’s are for winding down: Mentally prepare for the week ahead
Happy 2018!! 🎉🎉 As one year ends and we face the next, it's important to take a minute to look back on what 2017 has gifted us with. Whether it was something bad that happened to us or something amazing, it's all shaped the year to come. Anything not so pleasant had a silver lining… Continue reading Musings for 2018..
Sleep is so important to our health. It allows our bodies to repair and our brains to process information. Lack of sleep can lead to forgetfulness, irritability and general feelings of low mood as well as affecting us physically. As a bit of an insomniac myself, the struggle is real in the quest of catching… Continue reading Insomnia 101