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What it’s Like, Training to Become a Counsellor

February 14, 2020

Follow my blog with Bloglovin In September, I started on one of the most daunting, but hopefully most rewarding journeys of my life  – so far. I went back to college and started training to become a counsellor. I knew it wouldn’t be easy, but I don’t think I was prepared for just how difficult it would be. Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills is all about learning how to listen. Sounds easy. After all, we listen to people every…

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What Shapes Us?

What Shapes Us? was originally published in February 2017 and updated in January 2020. Although this post was written several years ago, it’s particularly relevant to where I am in my life right now. I find it interesting that even a few years ago,…

January 25, 2020
Content Writing Well-being

What is Self-Care?

Follow my blog with Bloglovin What is Self-Care? was first published in December 2018 and updated January 2020. Self-care. It’s such a broad term – but what is it? Definitions in the Oxford English Dictionary include: The practice of taking action to preserve or…

January 13, 2020
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5 Health Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

5 Health Benefits of Drinking Green Tea was first published in June 2016 and updated in June 2019. There are many health benefits that come from drinking green tea. I’ve been drinking it for a number of years now, although exactly how many, I…

June 13, 2019
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My Vegan Journey

My Vegan Journey was first published in February 2017 and updated in May 2019. In 2009, after many years of feeling generally sluggish and living with the pain of IBS, I decided to remove meat from the menu. I’d always wanted to become vegetarian…

May 22, 2019
Health Well-being

5 Health Benefits of Drinking Chamomile Tea

5 Health Benefits of Drinking Chamomile Tea was first published in November 2016 and updated in May 2019. The first time I tried chamomile tea, I was a little surprised to open the tin and find a bunch of tiny flowers staring back at me.…

May 16, 2019
Travel Well-being

How to Spend 4-Days in the Lake District

My infatuation with the Lake District began over 15-years ago. One cold, damp February, I convinced Ian we should go on a walking holiday in the Lake District. We’d never been hiking before, neither of us knew what it entailed, and Ian was an…

April 26, 2019
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12 Sources of Vegan Protein

12 sources of vegan protein was originally published in June 2017 and was updated in April 2019 Vegan protein is a hot topic. It’s also one of the things vegans get asked about the most. But until I switched to a plant-based diet, no-one…

April 3, 2019