This week in links: Ironic

Hello team! How has your week been? Mine’s been a bit better than last week. There’s a lot going on in Exeter-land at the moment but we are slowly (everrrrrr soooooo slowlyyyyyyy) clawing our way back to some semblance of balance. And for that, I am super-grateful. The next big job on the agenda Continue Reading

This week in links: 100 ways to bust a bad mood

You guys, this has been SUCH a frustrating week! I cannot even begin to detail the weird and wonderful ways my computer, the internet, the server at our office and the blessed electricity (?!) at our new office have conspired to decimate the precious few working hours I've had available to me this Continue Reading

How to ‘stress less’

A few years ago I wrote this post about 'finding my funny'.  It celebrated the return of my sense of humour - my ability to genuinely laugh out loud (as opposed to a forced half-smile). I think when I wrote A Manifesto for a Simple Life, that particular post was what prompted the 'laugh more' Continue Reading

Taking stock – January to March

And whoosh. Just like that, a quarter of the year is done and dusted. January was such a good month. All the things Ant and I put in place last year to make life better for our little family was paying off; we were all enjoying the extra time we had together sans stress-induced narkiness and Continue Reading