World Health Day: How Your Gut Affects Your Mental Health

April 7th is World Health Day, a global health awareness day celebrated every year under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as other related organizations. From its inception at the First Health Assembly in 1948 and since taking effect in 1950, the celebration has aimed to create awareness of a specific … Continue reading World Health Day: How Your Gut Affects Your Mental Health

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Book 7/30. My rating: 5 of 5 starsMy first five star read of 2021 🤩This was an incredibly charming book. It was funny, sad, heartwarming and heartbreaking all at once. All the characters in the book were so alive and it was an absolute joy to witness how their friendships with Ove formed, despite his … Continue reading A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

You Cannot Pour From An Empty Cup Part Two: Systems

New goals don't deliver new results. New lifestyles do. And a lifestyle is not an outcome, it is a process. For this reason, all of your energy should go into building better rituals, not chasing better results.James Clear Last week I put up You Cannot Pour From An Empty Cup Part One: Misery that focused … Continue reading You Cannot Pour From An Empty Cup Part Two: Systems

Mental Health Monday: The Unmothered Club

For 30 years I had a mother. Now I do not. I am unmothered. I have been meaning to start a Mental Health Monday (MHM) segment on the blog for almost a year now because mental health is something I am deeply passionate about. If my mum were still alive, she would be turning 62 … Continue reading Mental Health Monday: The Unmothered Club