Ciao Rome

‘Travelling: It leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.’ I recently returned from a beautiful getaway in Rome where it was 24 degrees and I ate my body-weight in gelato. Travelling for me has always had it’s ups and downs – I love to adventure and explore the world but being in new […]

Living With Me

I always want to say sorry. When someone that you know or love has a mental illness, it can be really hard on both of you. I am well aware of this. I know that my anxiety can make other people stressed, as if it is infectious. Depression is the same – if I am […]

100 Things

You only get one life. As much as I despised the ‘YOLO’ trend, I have to admit that the message behind this acronym is a really important one. Who knows what happens when we die (there’s a whole other post to be written about that) but, as far as we do know, you only live […]

Counting Sheep

It’s 3am and I CAN’T SLEEP! Koalas are the longest sleeping mammals – they sleep up to 22 hours a day. Giraffes sleep the shortest amount, only sleeping in 5 minute periods at a time, totalling around two hours a day. Humans on the other hand, need about 8 hours of sleep a night which […]

Acting…

I feel privileged to be a creative person. Creativity fuels me in everything that I do and I wouldn’t have it any other way. I love to draw, I love to write, to doodle on shopping lists, make origami out of receipts, belt out ‘Les Mis’ tracks in the shower, monologue Shakespeare in the car, […]

Mental v Physical

Have you ever felt like you’re dying? Let’s talk about physical illness for a second… Have you ever been hot and sweaty with a fever? Have you ever slept all day from exhaustion? Have you ever not been able to breathe out of your nose? Have you ever felt physically in pain all over your […]

Analysing Anxiety

What is anxiety? Anxiety as defined by The Oxford Dictionary:  A feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome. There are some things that even a dictionary cannot define… love and God to name just two. Another word that I believe cannot be dictionary defined is anxiety. I’m no expert, I’m not […]