Why celebrating Christmas is good for your mental health

From birthdays to weddings and graduations, this year has seen many personal celebrations cancelled, while communal festivities such as Bonfire Night, Eid and Diwali either haven’t been celebrated or have been more subdued. So it might feel tempting to downplay Christmas too, especially with concerns that people mixing more freely could lead to a third…

Tips for wellbeing this Christmas!

With Christmas edging closer now is the perfect time to embrace the festive cheer! However, that doesn’t mean your Christmas wellbeing has to take a pounding!  We believe that Christmas wellbeing is achievable! These 10 TOP WELLBEING TIPS will help you to step into the New Year a happier, healthier you 1. Savour the moments – disconnect…

Midweek Update: 9 December

Good afternoon I hope you’re all having a good week. Tomorrow is a big day.  James and I are attending an awards ceremony.  To be shortlisted is a massive achievement no matter what the outcome is.  Thank you to you all for viewing our site and making it a success. It’s been another busy week…

Feeling The December Dread? Therapists Have These Tips For You

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Except when it isn’t. It’s not uncommon to feel dread come December. Sure, some people will look forward to the festive pile-up of cooking, eating, entertaining, socialising and decorating that’s part and parcel of the season. “But, very often Christmas can be a very tricky time of…

MIDWEEK: 2 December 2020

Good Afternoon It was a relatively quiet weekend for me.  I managed to get a few presents sorted in the Black Friday sales and also put the Christmas tree up a little earlier than normal (what is normal these days?!).  Yesterday was 1st December and this meant the return of the ‘Elf on the Shelf’…

Article: 39 Totally Free Gift Ideas

With all the gifting that comes with the holiday season, your bank account is probably in need of some out-of-the-box ideas that don’t involve more shopping. Besides, creating gifts for the ones that matter most always gets a better reaction than say, that seriously expensive gift you splurged on at the last minute that you…