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”

Talking To Your Family About Being A Highly Sensitive Person

Talking to your family about being a Highly Sensitive Person can be really daunting. By Highly Sensitive Person, I am not just referring to a tendency to take offence or cry a lot. I’m talking about the Highly Sensitive Person trait, something which totally changes the life experiences of 20% of the world population. PeopleContinue reading “Talking To Your Family About Being A Highly Sensitive Person”