The CBT Diaries: My First Session

So, as promised in my ‘why I’m having CBT‘ blog, I am back today to let you all know what my first session was like, what we covered, how I found it and the plan for me going forward. I had my first session on the 19th August. I went first thing before work at […]

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Why I’m Having CBT | Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Journey

I have absolutely no shame, nor should I, in admitting I have had counselling/therapy before or that I am going to be having it again. I have seen two NHS counsellors under referral from the CAHMS scheme and paid for one therapist privately but unfortunately, results from all were short lived and life’s twists and […]

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5 Things Every Girl Does After a Break Up

I’ve been single for nearly a year now and all I can say is that it has been the wildest year of my life. I am not the same person I was 12 months ago and overall, I’d say that is definitely a good thing but when I sit and reflect on how things have […]

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My Experience of Lip Fillers

I’ve actually put off writing about this topic because I am more than aware that it is controversial and that some people have very strong opinions on this particular thing but for me, I am happy to have had this treatment done and wanted to share my experience for anyone wondering whether they would like […]

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The Best Gluten Free Chocolate Brownie Recipe

I was convinced I’d shared my original, go-to gluten free chocolate brownie recipe on the blog but it turns out, I have only ever published my Chocolate Orange brownie recipe, so I thought it was about time I got this recipe written down for you all. These brownies are literally famous amongst my friends and […]

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Christmas at Revolution Bars – Is It Good for Gluten Free?

*Disclaimer: This post is a non-paid collaboration with Revolution Bars. All opinions are my own.  There’s going to be two different reactions to the fact I’m already talking about Christmas: some people will be rolling their eyes at this point thinking it is WAY too early to even be touching on this topic but then […]

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The Reality of Summer with a Body Image Issue

For so many people, summer is their favourite season for all the obvious reasons. The warmer, brighter weather automatically puts a smile on your face, the prospect of getting a tan is exciting and your wardrobe is about to get a whole lot less restrictive and  whole lot more colourful but for those of us […]

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What Being An Apprentice Can Really Be Like

Whether you’re leaving Sixth Form or College in the next few weeks, if you’re just about to step out of mainstream education then you’re probably spending a lot of time thinking about what the next chapter of your life is going to hold. I imagine there’ll be a lot of 17 and 18 year olds […]

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Celebrating Coeliac Awareness Week with M&S Food | AD

*Disclaimer – the products featured in this blog post were gifted by M&S Food for the purpose of inclusion in this blog post. This blog post is in collaboration with Marks & Spencer but all opinions are my own.  As this week is Coeliac Awareness Week, there’s a lot going on in the free from […]

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Is It Coeliac Disease? | Coeliac Awareness Week 2019

From the 13th – 19th May, Coeliac UK will be running their Coeliac Awareness Week for 2019. This week offers the chance for people diagnosed with the disease to share their story and connect with other sufferers as well as educating people who don’t know what Coeliac Disease is with the aim of potentially helping […]

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