So, 2018 has arrived… And if I could use one word, to sum up 2017, it would be — ‘insightful’ 🔮 I’ve never been one for New Years celebrations hard-core style. I prefer to take the time to reflect, take time out for myself, and go to bed even before midnight if I want to — … Continue reading 12 Life-Changing Lessons 2017 Taught Me
Hey you, I just wanted to tell you that everything is going to be ok. Maybe not today. Maybe not tomorrow. Heck, maybe not even next week, next month, or year. But one day, everything is going to be just fine. Why am I writing to tell you this? Because something cropped up for me … Continue reading Post Traumatic Growth: Turning Pain Into Power ❤️
(Or thoughts from a 16 year old me on a train journey home in October) It’s 6:27pm. It’s a Sunday night. I found this entry I wrote in my journal while I was travelling on the train home from college, and I wanted to share it… “I don’t know what living a ‘balanced life’ is, …or … Continue reading “Feeling.”
“I never thought one year could be so hard. That in one year I could bring others so much pain. When will it stop? They say “give it time, everything will be fine”, …but that ‘light’ shining bright to set me free seems so far away. Sometimes I question if it’s even real. Everything was … Continue reading Something short for ‘World Mental Health Day’… ❤️
There’s something I want to talk about today… Something I feel passionate about — so I’m warning you! 🖐 And that’s a brand new body positivity movement AND body shaming craze that’s been born… ‘Hip Dips’… The latest body trend that a lot of girls are talking about on social media, shaming and hating on. And I … Continue reading Meditation: Day 84 / 100 — WTF Are ‘Hip Dips’ & Why This Needs To STOP!
The other day I wrote an article about why if Friday is your favourite day of the week, you’ve got some serious changes to make… And it got me thinking about passion. Specifically what it means to find it, and why actually I’m somewhat against it. Or at least I’m against preaching you find it. When you don’t enjoy what … Continue reading Meditation: Day 72 / 100 — Passion Vs. Curiosity ✨
It’s Monday morning as I’m writing this blog, And I’ve just come to the end of my ‘rest week’. It’s no secret I love to keep active and spend quality time with the olympic bar in the gym, It’s all I ever plaster over instagram. And whenever my Coach back home used to tell me … Continue reading Meditation: Day 51 / 100 — Health & Fitness: Why Taking A ‘Rest Week’ Is Key To Success 👊
I’m going to talk about habits, and routine, Two of my favourite things, Two of the most powerful things that make my world spin round nicely, And why I think there’s a BIG difference between setting goals vs. daily habits. So, a week or two back, I decided to stop daily blogging (for good reason), … Continue reading Meditation: Day 37 / 100 — Goals vs. Daily Habits, What’s Better?
So, I was listening to your girl Avril Lavigne the other day, As you do, She rocked. She still rocks. She brings me back to 10 year old me singing in my mirror with a hairbrush and acting out a concert to my teddies. Seriously. And this song came on while I was walking to … Continue reading Meditation: Day 26 / 100 — “I’d Rather Be Anything But Ordinary Please”
How many times have you heard ‘sugar is bad for you’? That ‘carbs are evil’? How many articles have you seen floating around the web titled, ‘How To Combat Sugar Cravings!’ or ‘Why You Should Cut Sugar’? I’ve even come across articles for Vegans to help them overcome meat cravings, and even cooked food cravings… … Continue reading Meditation: Day 16 / 100 — I’m Craving Sugar, But I’m Not Gonna Fight It…
…Last night, I felt tired. And that rarely happens. I felt tired, like I wanted nothing more than to lay on my turquoise Yoga mat, breathe in deeply, breathe out deeply, and sleep. Until my body wanted to wake up. It wasn’t a physical tired. More a ‘Amy you’re about to make yourself mentally tired’. … Continue reading Meditation: Day 14 / 100 — Do You Set Your Own Bar Too High?
I find it hard to say ‘no’ sometimes. But this year, I’ve started saying no more. At times it makes me feel ‘selfish’, And I won’t lie, I do ‘worry’ what people walk away thinking when I say ‘no’, however I say it, But sometimes, you’ve just gotta say it, And actually, it’s ok to … Continue reading Meditation: Day 11 / 100 — Adding ‘No’ To My Vocabulary