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Recovering Out Loud: Wellness Toolkit Update

Hello! In this video I give you a tour of the latest version of my Wellness Toolkit and use it to inspire a future-spread in my artful journal. My Wellness Tool Kit has been really important in my recovery from … Continue reading

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Planning Out Loud: Half-Term Holiday Habits

My current wellness tracker is looking a bit patchy. For the first half of the month, I wasn’t doing very well with not eating any junk, but I’m okay with that – what’s done is done. I wasn’t eating loads … Continue reading

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Journaling Out Loud: A Sacred Space

For as long as I can remember, I have loved stationery. As a young girl, I collected notepads, bookmarks, pencils, pens, sharpeners and erasers. I used to keep a old biscuit tin full of them under my bed. I can … Continue reading

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Mindfulness – Memory Pockets

The older I get, the faster the days seem to pass. Once upon a time, the six-week school holidays seemed to stretch on forever, but now they seem to be over in the blink of an eye. My eldest will … Continue reading

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The A to Z of Artful Journaling: P is for Prayer

Hi there! I fancied a bit of a change today, so my blog post is actually a YouTube video – it’s only 15 minutes long though! In the video I show you how I’m planning to pause and pray by … Continue reading

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Mental Health Monday: The Stress Bucket

This is a page from the bullet journal I used for the first half of 2017. When I made this page, I’d not long come out of hospital and had just started writing up the notes I’d made during the … Continue reading

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#BohoBerryChallenge Day 30: Top Three 2018 Goals

I’ve had a think about this, and have come up with the following goals for 2018. My aim is: to maintain my physical and mental wellness habits, and add new ones as appropriate, to spend time in prayer and meditation … Continue reading

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Beauty in Brokenness: Kintsugi and Coffee Cups

Hi! Thanks for dropping by. This video is a live stream I did on Instagram in which I talk about Kintsugi, the Japanese philospohy that treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something … Continue reading

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#amrecovering: g is for gratitude

No prizes for spotting the deliberate mistake! Looking for everyday things to be grateful for has been a significant part of my recovery. Every day, in my bullet journal, I write down a list of things I am grateful for. … Continue reading

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#amrecovering: be still

I bought this mug in April, about two months after I left hospital. It reminded me of something I felt God had said to me while I was in hospital: Be still and know that I am God (Ps 46:10). … Continue reading

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