The Liebster Award

Yesterday morning I woke up to the most wonderful surprise; I had been nominated for The Liebster Award by the lovely ranteatsleeprepeat! You can check out her own post here. To participate in this award you have to: post this award to your blog state 11 random facts about yourself nominate 11 other people for… Continue reading The Liebster Award

The Strange Magic of Organising

I've never been a very clean person. When I was growing up my bedroom usually fluctuated between looking very messy and looking like a bomb had gone off inside it. I never wanted to get rid of anything, and hated the thought of going through my things to tidy up. Absolutely hated it. Mess just… Continue reading The Strange Magic of Organising

No Junk July Challenge!

With a new month rolling around, I thought I would take on a new monthly challenge. So this month I'm going to be taking part in No Junk July! This challenge is all about eliminating junk food from your diet and trying to eat more healthily for the month. I think I eat pretty healthy… Continue reading No Junk July Challenge!

Sweater Weather Tag

1. Favorite candle scent? I am usually a huge fan of floral scents, but in the past few months I have really been craving woody, spiced candles. As you would probably expect for a winter tag!   2. Coffee, tea, or hot chocolate? Coffee. Always coffee.   3. What’s the best fall memory you have?… Continue reading Sweater Weather Tag

What I’m Doing This Weekend

Weekends always feel like they fly by so fast for me, and I know that this weekend in particular will feel just like that. Weekends are the time when I can focus on self care and catching up on things around the house that didn't get done during the week. I have a firm rule… Continue reading What I’m Doing This Weekend

Mental Health Mondays: Losing Interest

On the weekend my boyfriend and I were watching American Gods (which is an alright tv show, by the way). There was a character on there who was upset a lot, not showing any emotion, feeling that everything was just a bit pointless. My boyfriend kept saying how annoying and unfair to other people she… Continue reading Mental Health Mondays: Losing Interest

The Power of Positive Thinking in My Relationship

Having a partner in the army is hard. Having a partner who never talks about their feelings is hard. Having a partner with a Scorpio moon sign is hard. From the amount of complaining I do here on the blog (and in real life too) it can be easy to assume that we are a… Continue reading The Power of Positive Thinking in My Relationship

How I Keep My Energy Up

As a Depressed Person™, I spend a lot of time being tired. Having low energy and messed up sleeping patterns are two major symptoms of depression (and lots of mental illnesses), and this is definitely something that impacts me. Being so sleepy makes my life really hard at times. I have to ration my energy… Continue reading How I Keep My Energy Up

Thankfulness Thursday!

It's been a bit of a slow week here on the blog, but hopefully this lovely bite-sized post will be just what you all need on a Thursday afternoon! So jumping straight into it, here are my thankfulness highlights from the past week: the internet is working again!   my cat's paws are tiny and… Continue reading Thankfulness Thursday!

I Quit My Book Club

I just wanted to write this quick post today to share with you my news - I have quit my book club. Actually, I have quit both of them. If I'm being honest with myself, I stopped going to the first book club I joined because I couldn't be bothered reading two highly intellectual books… Continue reading I Quit My Book Club