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Plan With Me: A New(ish) Journey

Hello and welcome to this video. Today, I decorate and set up my planner in preparation for a new(ish) journey I’m embarking on. Thanks for watching! If you’d like to financially support my video-making, please visit my online shop, StonetableDesignsUK, … Continue reading

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Mental Health Monday: Holding the Hope – Part IV

Hello and welcome! In my last Mental Health Monday post, I finished by saying how I think the knowledge and skills I’ve gained over the last year have made me stronger, more resilient and less vulnerable to mental illness, and … Continue reading

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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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The A – Z of Artful Journaling: F is for Future-Spreads

When I decorate my artful journal spreads, I like to do a bunch at a time, so that I have a few days’ worth of pages prepped. That way, I can write on spirit-lifting pages whenever I need to. Recently, … 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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Mindfulness: Slow Art

Yesterday, I was chatting with my father-in-law. He asked how I was, and I told him I was doing okay, although I still get very tired very easily – you know that tiredness that gets into your bones, that tiredness … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Exercise: Writing Slowly

One of the things I experience when I’m anxious is an increase in the speed of whatever I’m doing. It doesn’t matter whether that’s talking, walking, eating or even writing – it all just gets faster and more frantic. I … 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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Mental Health Monday: Self-Compassion Part One

A few weeks ago, I began planning what I wanted to blog about this month, and today was the day I planned to post about self-compassion. It’s funny how things work out because this weekend was pretty tough, and I … 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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