Worried About Lockdown? Us Too.

For those of you who read my blog on a regular basis (shout out to Mum and Dad), will know that this blog is all about promoting the mental wellbeing of my readers by offering inspiring real life content and motivational pieces.

In the flesh, I’m no different. Unsatisfied unless I’ve done something productive in my day, I try and encourage mental wellbeing in both myself and my partner Darren. However, sometimes I need help and Darren, his sister Louise and my family have all been there to support me in this difficult time.

It goes to show that everyone needs help from time to time and just because your friend or family member seems to have their life in order, things may not always be as peachy as they appear.

I have worries and concerns everyday about a whole host of things, mainly financial due to losing my full time job as a product lister for an eCommerce brand, but I do my best to plod through. We deal with the hand we’re dealt and although sometimes it feels like a lot of others have landed on their feet where I keep stumbling and falling over, I keep moving forward because that’s all I can do.

However dark things may seem at the moment, there is always a light at the end of the tunnel. Watching Darren progress at learning the ukulele and seeing the chord progression finally click in his brain yesterday was super encouraging and I am so proud of him.

It’s definitely true that other people’s energies reflect onto you and vice versa and as we carry on like the good Brits we are, I do feel hopeful, regardless of my worries. We will return to our new normal one day but for now, we should be making the best of things.

Things will have a habit of working themselves out, we just have to believe it so.

Until next time.

How To Feel Better On A Monday

Yesterday I attended airbourne in Eastbourne. Well, I say attended loosely because it seems that the one year I’ve actually been here to watch, the weather decided to throw a tantrum and was too overcast.

So what does one do when the event is cancelled and the weather is naff? Meet friends down the local spoons and get some cheap grub!

However, the evening did end with fireworks which were more than enjoyable watching from the stone beach.

This morning, however, I’m a grumbling mess so obviously decided to write a post about how best to deal with Monday’s.

1. Always start with coffee. There’s nothing better than a hot caffeinated beverage before work, during work, and all the spare time in between. There’s scientific evidence that says tea is better for slow release energy (like bananas) but we’re going to ignore that for the sake of the article.

2. A good face wipe. Or any makeup removal for that matter. It’s a quick and simple way to make you feel like a new person in a new day.

3. Make yourself feel pretty. Whether it’s makeup or a pretty outfit, make sure you feel good about what you’re wearing. Today, for instance, I have my baby blue culottes, peach cami top, and my Olivia burton watch.

4. Pack food that makes you feel good. Now before you go grabbing for that chocolate bar for breakfast, I mean food that makes you feel good, I.e the dreaded banana from earlier, or a good stable cereal and milk.

5. Listen to a feel good playlist on the way to work. If you work from home, put a playlist on in the background while you work. Good music=good mood.

Until next time.