The Mental Health and Well-being Corner: Increasing your emotional bandwidth by Lynn C MacDonald

The way I see it…… In a “world” that tells you:Life is hardChange is hardYou are broken You have to cope and manage stress, anxiety and depression for the rest of your life. Did you know, we ALL are fundamentally well? We all have the capacity for innate resilience now. I am sure no one told you that. In a “world” that tells you:Eat this, … Continue reading The Mental Health and Well-being Corner: Increasing your emotional bandwidth by Lynn C MacDonald

Life in Lockdown Entertainment: My top 10 apps of the month

Stardew Valley - A never ending immersive farmer game with nice a plot and good characters. In my opinion, it's better than Farmville and reminicent of Harvest Moon.Duolingo - Learn a language in bite-size lessons with visuals, audio and feedback. It also covers a wide range of scenarios/topics that reflect real life conversation.Funimate - A … Continue reading Life in Lockdown Entertainment: My top 10 apps of the month

Me and My disability: This week is Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week

This week is Rheumatoid Arthritis week and I’m so pleased that This Morning dedicated to the Emmerdale Actress Clare King who plays the infamous Kim Tate who has been shielding due to her own struggle with Arthritis. Clare is supporting the We R A Priority campaign - a platform where others who have the condition … Continue reading Me and My disability: This week is Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week

DIY & Health: No sew face mask

Sources: https://www.thespruce.com/no-sew-mask-4801991 & https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwip-MK4y7HrAhXToFwKHcgdBxwQtwIwAHoECAUQAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fprevent-getting-sick%2Fhow-to-make-cloth-face-covering.html&usg=AOvVaw1zvo9AFXzBhCFSPXxUQw0b Non-sewn Mask Materials Bandana, old t-shirt, or square cotton cloth (cut approximately 20”x20”)Rubber bands (or hair ties)Scissors (if you are cutting your own cloth) Pick out the bandana, t-shirt, or other fabric you'd like to use. Lay your fabric out flat on the table, with the patterned side facing down towards … Continue reading DIY & Health: No sew face mask

Nails and DIY: How to do your own acrylic nails at home

Source: https://www.byrdie.com/how-to-do-acrylic-nails-at-home-4802411 If you’ve never done your own acrylic nails before, your best bet is to start with an all-inclusive kit (like the Mia Secret Professional Acrylic Nail Kit For Beginners, $130), as it will contain everything you need to get the job done—including detailed instructions. The big thing to remember when shopping for acrylic kits … Continue reading Nails and DIY: How to do your own acrylic nails at home

Makeup and crafts: Make your own lipgloss

Source: https://www.instructables.com/id/Lip-Gloss/ Keep your kisser soft by making your own lip gloss!You'll have a blast customizing and remixing the variations on this recipe to find your perfect match. More color, more flavor, more gloss? Go for it! Here are some great suggestions to get you started on your path to lip gloss glory!This basic recipe … Continue reading Makeup and crafts: Make your own lipgloss

Fashion Entertainment, love and advice: what I do to maintain during our lockdown period

Essentials for quarantine: Comfy clothes and slippers - it's hardly going to be an opportunity to flaunt your latest ASOS/Zahra purchases Put your hair in a messy bun Make sure that you have access to Wi-Fi (maybe spring for a Disney+ subscription/Netflix?) make sure you ring your relatives at least once a week to check … Continue reading Fashion Entertainment, love and advice: what I do to maintain during our lockdown period