Hi lovely readers, I have been MIA because I was in and out of hospital for the last little while. It was a difficult time for me and I won't get into detail, but ultimately I feel very grateful to be alive. There are a lot of recommendations I have for when you're sad, or … Continue reading What to Do When You’re Feeling Suicidal
Hi lovely readers, For the past few weeks I have been very unwell. I tried to keep posting and I had some moments of being okay, in which I felt enough clarity to post. But in general, my post-traumatic stress disorder was utterly unmanageable. I was going in and out of feeling every bad thing … Continue reading The Biggest Lesson I’ve Learned this Year
Hi lovely readers, This morning my mom sent me a TED talk (click those words to open the link). It was given by a Bipolar 1 woman, like myself, who started a blog a few years ago anonymously about being a successful mother while managing her mental illness. She shares how she lived in fear … Continue reading Why We Need to Talk About Mental Illness in a Personal Way
Hi lovely readers, Today I'm going to talk about how to take care of yourself, process and accept emotions, and ultimately move on from a breakup. Recently I ended a relationship with someone, admittedly in the wrong way which I will address in another post, and I've spent the last few days torturing myself by … Continue reading How to Recover from a Breakup
Hi lovely readers, Today I'm going to talk about something that a lot of newly sober people find difficult - having fun in recovery. For people who frequently use drugs or alcohol and have formed those neuropathways, fun equates to being high or drunk. When we get clean, we have to find new ways to … Continue reading Having Fun – Sober
Hi lovely readers, Today I'm going to share the products I'm using this fall to create a natural but still appropriate for the season makeup look. First it's crucial to have a good base for all your makeup, so I use the TooFaced Hangover Rx Primer, then the Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation, and then … Continue reading Fall Natural Makeup Routine
Hi lovely readers, I hope your week is going well so far. There's so much rain here in Toronto! I'm really into changing things up seasonally because not only is it a fun chance to put out some spooky decorations, but it can also feel like a fresh start. You can see my last room … Continue reading Fall Room Decor & Tour!