3 Halloween Pumpkin Soup Recipes

Pumpkins are in abundance in the UK shops for most of October. I have lots of delicious pumpkin recipes here on the blog, but pumpkin soup is one of the easiest and most successful to make. Do check the labels on the supermarket ones as not all are suitable for cooking especially with cakes, but … Continue reading 3 Halloween Pumpkin Soup Recipes

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Fruity Apple Coconut Squares

Fruity Apple Coconut Squares is an amazing versatile treat that can be served hot as a pudding or cold as a cake. The original recipe is based on an old school dinner pudding and used apples, but you can use any fruit you like and I quite often make with strawberries and pineapple. When blackberries are … Continue reading Fruity Apple Coconut Squares

13. Self Help For Your Mental Health – Hope

So that’s it, the end of my series of self help tips for your mental health. They were extremely hard to write and probably even harder to publish but it was something that I wanted to do in the hope that it would help others. If everything happens for a reason then perhaps my getting … Continue reading 13. Self Help For Your Mental Health – Hope

12. Help & Support For Carers & Friends of Mental Illness Sufferers

I have seen mental health problems from both sides. I have lived with mental illness for most of my adult life. I've also seen my mother and friends suffer from it. I know how it is hard on the carers, family and friends of those who have mental health issues. You need to know how … Continue reading 12. Help & Support For Carers & Friends of Mental Illness Sufferers

11. Self Help For Your Mental Health – Meditation, Hypnosis & Relaxation

One key element of recovery, or just existing, is to relax your mind and your body. Of course, this is the hardest thing to do when your mind is either whirring or just dull with pain. Here are a few tips to give you a helping hand. MEDITATION Even when I’m in a good place … Continue reading 11. Self Help For Your Mental Health – Meditation, Hypnosis & Relaxation

10. Self Help For Your Mental Health – Qi Gong & Tai Chi

This is my favourite post in this series of self help tips for your mental health. It calms me instantly. I have been practising tai chi and qi gong for the last couple of years and I have found it to be hugely beneficial to my physical and mental health. I have attended classes and … Continue reading 10. Self Help For Your Mental Health – Qi Gong & Tai Chi

9. Self Help For Your Mental Health – Talk Support

Treatment for your mental illness may be medication and/or some form of talk support or therapy. It could be in the form of group counselling or one-one with a psychiatrist, psychologist, nurse or a CBT counsellor. It is very important that you talk about your mental health. Get it out in the open. If you … Continue reading 9. Self Help For Your Mental Health – Talk Support