How To Give Advice To People You Love

Hi friends,  I hope you’re all happy and healthy. We are parked up in Correze, France. Pirate tried to present me with a snake the other day that quite rightly bit him in the face. But he has recovered well and has learned not to chase after wiggly things.  I’m still training to be aContinue reading “How To Give Advice To People You Love”

Finding Your People

In this week’s blog post, I’d like to say a few words about finding your people. Because no matter how much of an alien you might feel right now, there are countless people out there who will appreciate you for exactly who you are. For the first 24 years of my life, I felt likeContinue reading “Finding Your People”

Setting Healthy Boundaries With Social Media

It’s far too easy to get addicted to social media. That’s why I haven’t posted anything on the blog for the past couple of weeks. I realised that social media was sucking up far too much of my time and energy and held an emergency intervention of forest walks and ignoring my phone. I don’tContinue reading “Setting Healthy Boundaries With Social Media”

If Cellulite Was Sexy

Like most young women of my era, I have been googling variations of ‘how to get rid of cellulite,’ ‘the quickest way to eliminate cellulite’ or ‘why do I have cellulite?’ on a semi-regular basis since I hit puberty. But around the age of 25, I finally couldn’t be bothered anymore. If you are stillContinue reading “If Cellulite Was Sexy”

What Dating An Opioid Addict Taught Me About Drugs

Have you ever seen the film called Yes Man? It’s about a man who decides to say Yes to absolutely everything, just to see where it takes him. I would say the first 25 years of my life were Yes Man on steroids. And that is how I, a girl from sleepy Northamptonshire, ended upContinue reading “What Dating An Opioid Addict Taught Me About Drugs”

How To Reason With Idiots: The ‘Truth’ About the COVID Vaccine

Do you ever feel like you are surrounded by idiots? People that, no matter how much you try to explain the facts, just refuse to change their mind and see the truth? Do you wish they could just open their eyes, and stop being so caught up in their incorrect perceptions of the world? Now,Continue reading “How To Reason With Idiots: The ‘Truth’ About the COVID Vaccine”

How to Know if You Are Being Abused in a Relationship

Four years ago, I  lay in bed and googled: ‘am I being abused?’ The first article that I stumbled upon said this: ‘If you are googling this question, then the answer is probably yes.’  I wouldn’t be able to find that same article again now. I have no idea who wrote it or on whatContinue reading “How to Know if You Are Being Abused in a Relationship”

How to Stop Hating Yourself (Simple Tips for Cultivating Self Love)

You’ve got so many better things to be doing that hating yourself. This sounds pretty obvious, so why do we waste so much time being self-critical? Don’t get me wrong, I totally understand. Over the years, I have spent so much time crying about a non-existent thigh gap, or telling myself I’m unlovable – whatContinue reading “How to Stop Hating Yourself (Simple Tips for Cultivating Self Love)”

Cultivating Something Alright Out of Another Bloody Confinement

All over the world, we are looking at another long slog of confinement. (Thanks a lot COVID!) Here in France, we have been told to batten down the hatches for at least a month, but it will probably end up being rather a lot longer. It’s certainly not what I had planned for myself thisContinue reading “Cultivating Something Alright Out of Another Bloody Confinement”

Putting Yourself First Is A Truly Selfless Act

Putting yourself first is a truly selfless act. Don’t worry if that sounds a bit strange right now. I used to think that taking care of other people was far more important than looking after my own needs. Luckily, my life on the road has taught me a lot about emotional resilience and healthy relationships…Continue reading “Putting Yourself First Is A Truly Selfless Act”