Tag Archives: Life

Putting What I’ve Learnt into Practice and Finding Balance

I recently studied for a course called ‘Children and Young People’s Mental Health’, and whilst doing it, I got the chance to put what I’d learnt into practise. Amongst other topics, I had been reading and answering questions on stress, … Continue reading

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Day 123: How Many Opinions Do you Need When Reorganising the Kitchen Cupboards and Drawers?

A couple of weeks into lockdown my daughter somehow came to the conclusion that she needed to help more and around the house, so that I didn’t have to ‘do it all’ (I actually never said a word I promise). … Continue reading

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A Brisk Walk Followed by Old Family Videos and Some Tidying Up

I had a brief walk/jog outside this morning, which is the first time since the lockdown. This morning I just felt like it. I kind of felt a bit uneasy about going out though but didn’t leave myself much time … Continue reading

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Day 99: An Enjoyable Birthday in Lockdown

It started with a cup of tea in bed, a present hunt from my girls and then a surprise breakfast of fruits and pastries. Being my birthday, I was thinking of having today off from decluttering. That was until these … Continue reading

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Hand Made Mother’s Day Cards and Conservatory Cleaning

I couldn’t go out and buy the cards that I needed for Mother’s Day the other day, so I made my own. I decided not to post this blog until today in case they saw it 😊. Due to the … Continue reading

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I’m Not Ready for Death Cleaning Yet, But It Won’t Hurt To Learn About It

A friend told me about this book and I was intrigued, so I downloaded it from Audible to listen to on the train on the way to London to meet my friends (yes, I’m out two nights in a row!) … Continue reading

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The Overcrowded Sock Drawer That Winds Me Up Daily

As I reached for a pair of socks this evening, I remembered that I hadn’t got anything to write about for today’s blog. And there it was right in front of me – the annoying sock drawer that I do … Continue reading

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Bacon Sandwich and Admin Over Lunch

At lunch time today, I rushed home to make a sandwich, make some calls, do some other admin online, and empty the bins around the house ready for the Tuesday collection. It’s amazing what you can fit in around the … Continue reading

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Day 8: Declutter Your Mind… Take a Bath

I was listening to Dr Rangan Chatterjee’s book called The 4 Pillar Plan (which is about taking a control of your health) and I decided that today should be about having some time to myself, even if it’s for just … Continue reading

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When someone else is cooking…

…you can get on with other things. How very helpful! Today I mowed the lawn and pottered about the garden pulling out weeds, sweeping up the leaves and now I’m about to eat the most wonderful-smelling dinner… roast lamb with … Continue reading

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