KATIE THE TOURIST: MY MENTAL HEALTH JOURNEY (& WHAT I WISH SOMEONE TOLD ME WHEN I WAS AT ROCK BOTTOM)

GUEST POSTS

This post is one that I’ve wanted to write for a while now, but everyone who has had an experience with mental health will know that it isn’t easy to talk about until you feel healed enough to be able to move forward. The reason I’ve wanted to share my story is to help people who may have been through the same or similar to me – if I can help just one person, then the roller coaster of my mental health journey will all be worth it.

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10 BINGE-WORTHY NETFLIX SHOWS YOU CAN’T MISS

SELF CARE

I think by now I can officially call myself a ‘Netflix Addict’. If you, like me, find yourself answering “Are you still watching?” with ‘YES’ several times per week- you too are probably a certified Netflix Binger. The more popular the streaming service gets the more amazing series are available- meaning “My List” is endless. There is nothing better than wrapping yourself in your duvet and immersing yourself in your favourite TV story lines- so here is my go-to guide for when your you-time consists of exactly that.

SLEEPWELL MILK REVIEW

SELF CARE

Have you ever heard of SleepWell Milk? A night time drink to fit into your bed time routine to improve sleep quality. This product has became more & more popular on my social media feeds & I HAD to try it. For the last week I have been utilising the SleepWell Milk VIP Sleep Kit. I received a lovely package including a Great Nights Sleep Guide, Notebook with Pen, Mug, Eye mask & Vanilla flavoured milk. Here is what I thought…

JOURNAL PROMPTS

SELF CARE

There are lots of different methods of self-care and it is important to try new things as the same activity will not provide the same benefits to each person- it is an individualised journey. The activity I am going to discuss today is Journaling. Believe it or not- there is actually scientific evidence to prove that writing in a journal does not only help mental well-being, but improves physical health too.

A SELF-CARE WORKBOOK

SELF CARE

‘Self-care’. Although it may sound easy, it’s not. Self-care can actually be really difficult. Doing something purely for you, not for anyone else. Not because you are getting something from it. Just for your own well-being. Often we are stuck at the starting block not knowing which way to run which is why writers, like the wonderful Taneisha Janae, help us out by providing us with self-care workbooks.