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Banana and Chocolate Chunk Loaf

Few things are better than a cup of tea with a piece of warm banana bread studded with melty chunks of chocolate.

The Sunday Catch Up #6

There's nothing like a relaxing Sunday; the chance to have a bit of a catch up and get yourself feeling refreshed for the week ahead.

5 On My Reading List

This year I've set myself the goal of reading 60 books. Maybe slightly optimistic, but I really want to continue prioritising reading over endless scrolling and Netflix binging.

Dairy Free Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

Chocolate and orange is the ultimate flavour combination. Sweet and rich, yet zesty and fruity. I'm still waiting on Terry to make a dairy free version, but until then I'll stick with these. Easy to whip up, chocolatey, moist cupcakes with a zesty chocolate top, and no dairy in sight.

Ultimate Vegan Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Crisp on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside with melty chunks of chocolate - the perfect cookie, and they're vegan too, making it the perfect recipe to round off Veganuary with.

Lessons From 2018

This kind of post seems like such a cliche, and I've been toying with the idea of writing it for a good couple of weeks.

Giving Therapy Another Chance

With today being World Mental Health Day, I thought I'd take the opportunity to share my thoughts on giving therapy/counselling another chance. My past experiences haven't been the best, and so I was apprehensive about giving it another try, but a few months in and I can honestly say it's been the best  decision I've made for my mental health.

Mental Illness and Not Feeling Like A Failure

I'm not one for always putting my mental health before my education. Making the decision to take medical leave from my MA because of depression wasn't one I took lightly, and it didn't come without feeling like a failure.

Friday Five #1

Sharing five things I've been loving during the week; a mixture of beauty and more lifestyle favourites.