WORKING FROM HOME. LESSONS LEARNED.

On the 18th March I published a post, giving my top tips for making the work from home switch successful. This was only a couple of days after the UK's full lockdown was put in place. It was fresh and I was keen to embed structure into my days. In my role at work, I [...]

I WANT TO KNOW YOUR ASSUMPTIONS

Welcome to my blog, and thank you for visiting. This post is going to be a very short one but I need your help. I am working on a project for World IBD day this month and in short, I want to know your assumptions about IBD. You don’t have to know anything about it [...]

LET’S TALK PRODUCTIVITY

Almost 4 weeks into the UK lockdown and I’m feeling a little lost with my blog. I’m not a typical lifestyle blogger. I simply document my adventures on holiday, and on work trips. There is a big fat elephant in the room right now - I can’t travel anywhere. Currently, my ‘adventures’ consist of a [...]

STRESS LESS: BEAT THE JANUARY BLUES

Please tell me that I am not the only one who appears to suffer from seasonal affective disorder? When winter starts to close in, the cold weather starts to play havoc with me. My joints start to cease up, my fatigue gets worse and if that wasn’t enough… my skin starts to dry out. But [...]

STRESS LESS: LIVING WITH AN INVISIBLE ILLNESS

On the 1st September 2019 I published my open letter to Crohn’s Disease. This is a piece that I am incredibly proud of because it was the first time, in 14 years, that I felt able to articulate this journey. Give it a read if you haven’t already. I may have a diagnosis of Crohn’s [...]

AN OPEN LETTER TO CROHN’S DISEASE

Dear Crohn’s Disease, I know that you know I’m an adrenaline junkie, that I like roller coasters or throwing myself out of planes (skydiving). But there is only one type of roller coaster I like. That is the type with tracks built on steel pillars, strapped into a cart that races fast, through loops and [...]