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10 Things CBT Has Taught Me About Myself

CBT without doubt, has changed my life. That may sound like a bold claim, but I’m telling you, it has. While I wish I’d done it a long time ago, I…

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The Glorious Little Moments That Make My Day

I’ve written a list of all the little things that bring me moments of joy throughout the day. Each moment puts a smile on my face and a spring in…

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How CBT Has Already Helped My IBS

A weird thing has happened over the past three weeks, I’ve completely forgotten about my IBS. It wasn’t until my therapist asked me how it had been at my latest…

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Portmeirion in Pictures

Questions that were running through our mind before heading to Portmeirion during our mini break… Could it really be that picture perfect? Are the houses really painted glorious pastel colours?…

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That Feeling When… You Run Out of Loo Roll and Have to Resort to Kitchen Roll

This is the first in a new series I want to try. It’s capturing those embarrassing yet hilarious moments I experience with my IBS. Ones I can look back on…

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An Honest Account of How I’m Feeling 5 Weeks into CBT

I’m 5 weeks into CBT for my anxiety and boy, do I feel different. Suddenly I feel more aware of everything. I’m seeing new things. Appreciating new smells and textures. And I’m…

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Climbing Snowdon with IBS… Because There Are No Toilets!

We couldn’t go all the way to Snowdonia and not attempt to climb Snowdon. However, I’m not entirely sure I knew what I was letting myself in for. But, sod…

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The 9 Best Tasseled, Embellished, Fringe-Tastic Flats for Summer

I love a fugly shoe. I’m talking obnoxious colours. A shit-tonne of tassels. Fringing, everywhere. And embellishments that are so heavy, it’s an effort to lift your foot. The good…

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Taking Some Much Needed Time Out in the Welsh Countryside

I think it’d be an understatement to say that Al and I needed a break. We’ve both had a lot going on, been under stress, feeling run down and a…

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