My Favourites

Beautiful (Pink Shirt Day Special)

May 17, 2018

  This week’s Mental Health Session is a Pink Shirt Day special! Pink Shirt Day is a movement celebrated around the world (here in New Zealand it’s tomorrow, Friday 18th May!) to speak out and stand up against bullying, and to celebrate kindness and individuality. I thought Christina Aguilera’s “Beautiful” was a perfect fit for […]

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The depression and the mattress topper (an SPD tale)

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A couple of weeks ago, my Mum bought me a new ultra comfortable mattress topper. We’re always on the lookout for things that will help to calm down my sensory experience at the moment, from noise cancelling headphones to snuggly jumpers! The new mattress topper made my bed super soft and extra comfy. Also over […]

May 3, 2018

5 apps that helped me through depression

Apr 19, 2018

While these apps won’t magically cure your depression, they can be used as helpful tools and coping strategies for making difficult times more manageable. Our smartphones often get a bad rap when it comes to mental health, but they can also help to ground us, assist our memory, and provide positive distractions. Here are my […]

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5 apps that helped me through depression

While these apps won’t magically cure your depression, they can be used as helpful tools and coping strategies for making difficult times more manageable. Our smartphones often get a bad rap when it comes to mental health, but they can also help to ground us, assist our memory, and provide positive distractions. Here are my […]

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Apr 19, 2018

5 apps that helped me through depression

Apr 19, 2018

While these apps won’t magically cure your depression, they can be used as helpful tools and coping strategies for making difficult times more manageable. Our smartphones often get a bad rap when it comes to mental health, but they can also help to ground us, assist our memory, and provide positive distractions. Here are my […]

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Bad Yogi (aka Erin Motz) and her Perfect Body Yoga Program (PBYP) have been such an important part of my mental health journey. Erin has helped me through my depression, anxiety and body image struggles with these accessible, at home classes that help you to find self love and confidence.

How Bad Yogi & PBYP Helped My Mental Health

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I first started the Perfect Body Yoga Program almost two years ago, when I was on my study abroad. At the time, I was struggling with anxiety and depression that was far more severe than I realised, and it took me several months to get through the first six weeks of the program, before I […]

Apr 12, 2018

My Favourites

Magnolia Bakery

A tiny Magnolia Kitchen adventure.

Apr 3, 2018

So, turns out we live super close to this Insta-famous cafe, and we had no idea. Finding a good cafe in Whangaparaoa is a little challenging, because they close down faster than new ones open, so it’s tricky to find a regular favourite! But oh, Magnolia Kitchen, you are the cafe I have been waiting […]

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A tiny Matakana adventure.

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At the moment, I’m a little bit housebound. I’ve just come out of a year and a half of struggling with severe depression and anxiety, and I recently found out that this was caused by Sensory Processing Disorder, a neurological condition (that I didn’t know I had!) where the brain has trouble in correctly interpreting […]

Mar 23, 2018

A brand new home.

Mar 22, 2018

Hello, you! Here we are, right at the doorstep of something new. I’m so excited to be moving in to this new internet dwelling. I’ve spent the last couple of months planning, designing, building, and making sure everything works as it should. I’ve decided on rooms, and painted the walls. And now I’m ready to […]

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A brand new home.

Hello, you! Here we are, right at the doorstep of something new. I’m so excited to be moving in to this new internet dwelling. I’ve spent the last couple of months planning, designing, building, and making sure everything works as it should. I’ve decided on rooms, and painted the walls. And now I’m ready to […]

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Mar 22, 2018

A brand new home.

Mar 22, 2018

Hello, you! Here we are, right at the doorstep of something new. I’m so excited to be moving in to this new internet dwelling. I’ve spent the last couple of months planning, designing, building, and making sure everything works as it should. I’ve decided on rooms, and painted the walls. And now I’m ready to […]

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