My 5 favourite self-care podcasts

Image: AKG K550 Loud by Michael Heigl Disclaimer: podcasts do not always guarantee euphoria. I love podcasts. They’re great at helping me get out of my own head for a while, they’re portable and sit on my phone until I’m ready for them, they make me laugh or think about things differently or just distract me from […]

My self-care week

With Pete away, a hundred school Christmas activities both during and after school hours, work deadlines and Christmas to organise, not to mention being full of a cold, I’ve had to prioritise getting a dose of self-care every day in order to continue to function when I really wanted to hibernate. Here’s what self care […]

8 ways to do self-care hygge-style

I’m reading a lot about hygge at the moment. You can’t have failed to notice that it’s everywhere at the moment, especially if you step into a bookshop. There’s a huge amount of overlap with self-care, with its emphasis on emotional wellbeing and comfort. So here are a few ways you can incorporate it into […]

Self-Care Week, Day 6: Spirituality

How have you found Self-Care Week? I hope it’s been helpful. I’m continuing this series of about the seven components of self-care which I first published in early 2015. I’m using the hashtag #selfcareweek on Twitter and Instagram and would love it if you’d join me. Self-Care Week continues over the weekend and it’s a subject I love talking […]

Self-Care Week, Day 5: Space

Welcome to the fifth of my Self-Care Week posts. I’m revisiting this series of about the different aspects of self-care which I first published in early 2015. I’m using the hashtag #selfcareweek on Twitter and Instagram and would love it if you’d join me. If you missed them, here’s where you can find the previous posts: 1: Sleep 2: Support 3: […]