My tips on how to be your own inspiration for 2018

Ah, December 31st. The end of another year. The day on which your newsfeed will be flooded with reflections, photos of everyone’s year and the goals they have for the coming months.

These kinda posts can go one of these ways with you; they either inspire you to go out and make something happen for yourself, make you feel rubbish for not having as ‘great’ a year as someone else or just think, ‘meh’. View Post

The Abortion Debate: Is 2017 really the place for the 1967 UK Abortion Act?

Last month, I had an evening to myself (I’m as shocked as you) so I decided to peruse iPlayer for something to watch. I love a good documentary or anything based on true events, so when I saw Abortion on Trial pop up, I was instantly intrigued.

It’s a taboo subject. A subject that causes mass debate. Protests. Questionable behaviour from those that oppose the thought of a woman having a mind and controlling her own body. A subject that I know affects people close to me. View Post

Happiness Is

Sometimes when we just aren’t in a good place mentally, it can really impact everything we do. The decisions we make. The way we speak to a partner or colleague. Even the smallest thing like feeling bloated, waking up with a headache or a lower-than-expected-bank-balance can set us off on the wrong foot in the morning, and boy do I know that feeling.

How do we overcome this?

We know all too well that when someone tells you to “cheer up!” when you’re in a particularly bad mood, the urge to shout back, “Oh it’s that simple is it? Why didn’t I think of that before?!” is all too strong. View Post

30 things before I’m 30

Goal setting is so important, don’t you think? It keeps you focussed, keeps you on track and gives you something to aim for.

This isn’t just specific to training either. Setting yourself personal goals is a great way to practice self care, too. View Post