TOP 5 Escapades Abroad

TOP 5 Escapades Abroad

From buying a one way ticket to Hell and back, swimming with dolphins, sting ray beaches, cuddles with BIG pussy cats in Mahogany Bay and underground Cuban nightclubs.
This post takes you through my top activity recommendations; these are my favourite memories and most adventurous escapades at sea.
Bound to have you packing your bags by the end.

Poor Mental Health vs Mental Illness: What's The Difference?

Poor Mental Health vs Mental Illness: What's The Difference?

Mental Health vs Mental Illness
Is there a difference? And do you think it’s possible to have good mental health and be mentally ill?
Would you agree you could have poor mental health in the absence of a mental illness?

This blog explains and explores these questions.
I share my 5 KEY POINTS when addressing mental health vs mental illness along with an action point so that you can become more self-aware in thought and behaviour starting today.

UK to USA

UK to USA

The first in my series, Come “Crews” With Me, gives you a sneaky insight into life working life on a cruise ship. The highs, lows, midnight dancing, sunny ports, health hacks and popping sleeping pills.
In this post I delve into Why I Chose Cruise Ships, How I Got The Job and The Top 6 Things You Can Expect On Board

Stressed & Starving to Star-Performing

Stressed & Starving to Star-Performing

Hannah’s story is a must read.
From champion runner, winning medals to running herself down a slippery slope into the arms of her eating disorder.
Hannah almost lost everything she’d spent years working hard and training for.
She speaks truth about stress, it’s destructive impact on our health, but how we, with help and unconditional support of those around us, ultimately have the ability to turn destructiveness into determination to become star-performers

Preventing Relapses At University

Preventing Relapses At University

Stress is one of the main triggers of relapses in eating disorders. When the stress piles on we panic. We feel out of control and the natural response is to resort to our coping mechanisms, our safety blanket, and in this case the control of food and weight can seem an "easy escape" to help manage the stress of exams. Here we explore this issue and look at ways in which we can keep healthy and happy whiist smashing our studies. 

Say Yes To Rest!

Say Yes To Rest!

Work-a-holics and busy-bees how do we switch off? Often we find it hard to stop. We are great at offering self-care and wellbeing advice to others but risk burnout and stress, ourselves. Sounds silly but for many of us just 'chilling out' can be really hard. It's something I hate doing, and so I realised it is a challenge I needed to face.

In this post I share my top tips for how to switch off without feeling bad about it!

Go slip on those snuggly PJs, grab a cuppa biscuit, and enjoy todays post.

A Seasonal "Sod Off" to Disordered Eating [Top Tips]

A Seasonal "Sod Off" to Disordered Eating [Top Tips]

This post will be particularly useful for those who: Experience a heightened level of anxiety around food and eating.

Are inclined to compensate or punish themselves for food eaten.

Those currently having treatment for, or in recovery for, disordered eating.

Those who find themselves stuck in diet mentality, when eating causes negative self- judgement.

For those caring for another with disordered eating.