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Friday, 28 July 2017

The Red Tent

I’m not completely sure where it was I first read about red tents, but once I’d stumbled across them there seemed to be people talking about them all over the place. So, by the power of google I found one local to me and decided to give it a go.

Friday, 21 July 2017

The Fear & The Lessons

All this talk of redefining my idea of success and analysing the people who inspire me seems to have opened me up in ways I'm not sure I can fully explain yet. I've been doing a lot of work on myself just lately, and it feels like it's starting to click. 

Friday, 14 July 2017

What inspires you?

Sunday 9th July was the official start of The Inspire Tribe, a group of women working together to support each other grow their own tribes, their confidence and their future plans, all supported and coached by Lauren from

Friday, 7 July 2017

What's success anyway?

I’ve been thinking a lot about success just lately, about how often I’ve felt like a failure compared to other people, about how different our ideas of success really are and what it means to me.

Saturday, 10 June 2017


Back in November last year I went to the Mind, Body, Spirit festival in Birmingham and had my first experience of a sound bath. I'd never heard of it so had no idea what to expect when I went into the little round tent filled with cushions.

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

The emotions of M.E. - a mild account

This lovely lady is Steph (you'll find her on Twitter here), someone I met online several years ago now, when I was first diagnosed with Coeliac Disease. When I first became ill with CFS/ME in 2014 she told me about her own experience with this condition, and she's been a great online support ever since! So when she asked is she could share her story for M.E Awareness week this week I had to agree - Over to you Steph!

Monday, 1 May 2017

Inspiration - Pippa Stacey

Pippa was one of the first people I found on social media talking about CFS/ME. She was at university when we met (virtually speaking!) and it always amazed me how she managed to juggle everything including setting up a fundraising project. Here’s a little bit about her:

Could you introduce yourself?

Hello! *waves*. My name's Pippa and I'm 22 years old. I'm originally from Sheffield and now live in York. I recently completed my undergraduate degree in Psychology in Education and I'm now studying Health Psychology. I'm a chronic illness fighter and in 2015 founded Spoonie Survival Kits, my little non-profit fundraising project. When I'm not working I love to read and write, and I recently started my own blog about all my favourite things!