Beyond the soothing nook of self-care lies a realm of commercial opportunity. Many brands and marketers have been quick to capitalise on the self-care movement, turning it into yet another commodity and lifestyle aspiration.Read more
Was you Monday a bit too… well, Mondayish? Here’s a little bit of self-love that might be just the ticket. Find your favourite pair of socks, turn on Netflix and…Read more
I’m an unashamed fan of sleep. I love my bed, my pillows and getting lost in the soothing realm of shut-eye. The numerous benefits of sleep are well-documented in the medical community and this makes me very happy.Read more
I thought it would be pretty cool to start a regular list of little things that have made my days happier or easier. Sometimes it’s eating a packet of salt and vinegar chips. Other times it’s deciding not to wear a bra (a.k.a the iron cage), or getting to bed super early to read soothing articles on The Mighty.Read more
Do you follow Hannah Daisy on Instagram? She’s a wonderful illustrator and mental health occupational therapist who has introduced a meaningful hashtag to Instagram: #BoringSelfCare.Read more
Are you feeling overwhelmed?
If you are, I feel you. It’s hard when life seems to be overpowering: your sense of control plummets, just like your energy levels do. Molehills become mountains, to-do lists become suffocating reminders of all that you WON’T get done. It’s awful.Read more