Category: Love

Bad times don’t last forever – growing through pain: Keeping Up Courage Part 3

At the change of every season, we are always reminded that like the seasons there is a time for everything.  Moving into spring means warm sun, bright flowers and birds singing which for me is a nice change from the dreary winter.  The last few weeks I have had a Continue Reading

Welcome to my new website & Exciting News!

Hey Everyone!  Firstly… If you didn’t know my address and website has changed to findyourownhope.com!!  The website isn’t exactly how I want it yet – there are a few things I want to add and change, and I will probably adjust it all again soon (when I have more time Continue Reading

Giveaway — Watch yourself: what thoughts have you been giving time to lately?

Watch yourself. How have you been spending your time lately? What thoughts have you been giving time to lately?                                          www.woodwatches.com/g/findyourownhope   What thoughts have you been giving time to lately – Continue Reading

My Story – Hair for Hope – Why I am donating 40cm of my hair to charity

My gofundme page – https://www.gofundme.com/7tnqm-hair-for-hope  I filmed my experience: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mX4qsfinWaI&t=1s On November 20, I’m going to be donating 40cm of my hair for wigs whilst aiming to raise awareness and money for invisible illnesses. I would appreciate any support you can give. If you can’t donate money, please donate your time Continue Reading

Top Tips for Anxiety Attacks from Fellow Anxiety Sufferers

Emotions are a part of life. They come and go – I guess that is the most important thing to remember. Your high of happiness won’t always be (and that is a good thing – otherwise, how would we continue to appreciate it?). Just like your depressive low or an Continue Reading

Trusting our instincts: “when is the right time to share with a friend or partner that you have chronic illness”

The other day Instagram launched “ask me a question” on their stories someone asked me… “when is the right time to share with a friend or partner that you have chronic illness”    And this question really got me thinking. My short response was: “I like to be quite upfront now. Continue Reading

Life is as easy or as hard as we (or our minds) make it – becoming aware of how our thoughts affect us.

This is a little journal entry I wrote of what I have realised about how my thoughts can impact my life…  don’t fight it. try accept things as they come. we make things worse when we think about how something should or shouldn’t be when sometimes we just have to Continue Reading

Magazines I have been loving and exciting news

With busy schedules, brain fog and chronic illness sometimes books aren’t the easiest to read or commit to. So I have found magazines to be a calming alternative. The way they are broken down into sections and articles make them much more manageable. I love how the variety of topics Continue Reading