• Personal Life

    Juicing for a healthy gut

    Since I can remember, I have suffered from constipation on a regular basis. Then I found the wonders of celery juice and I have been regular ever since! Seriously guys, read on. Celery juice can: Lower blood pressure Help to prevent chronic diseases Helps lower stress levels Has anti-inflammatory properties Aids digestion Apple juice can: Enhance your skin Help control weight Help keep your heart & liver healthy Is a great remedy for constipation Hydrates and prevents amenia Improve vision Mix the two together and you have a combination of health-boosting effects full of nutrients for your body. A lot of people believe that you only get the effects of celery juice if…

  • Mental Health

    Self-love as a Vegan

    A reality check When I hit my 20’s I thought I would have my life figured out by the time I was 25. I thought I would have my dream job, be married with children, be several stone lighter and have a perfect body. But in truth. Such goals are often unrealistic, especially in just five years. Whilst I have achieved some of what I wanted, bouncing blonde locks of hair and a stick-thin figure was never going to be achievable for me as that was me trying to be someone else, someone that I’m simply not. That is not self-love, but, what is? E.E Cummings said, “To be nobody but…

  • Mental Health

    How to avoid being a Vegan full of hate

    If you’re thinking about going Vegan or have been Vegan a while you may be experiencing something which we call ‘Hateful Vegan’. This refers to you and the way you see things and specifically other people and industries once you know the truth. It’s hard to act ok with all the cruelty in the world when you know the reality of the situation. The animals slaughtered each year and what they must go through. The damage to the environment. The slow deaths to ourselves. How can I watch slaughter videos and be ok with people eating meat? This, in turn, invokes a feeling of hate and anger towards people who aren’t…

  • Mental Health,  Personal Life

    5 Daily Habits for a Healthier You

    This post is simple. Five healthy habits to become a healthier you. These are 5 habits that you should try to focus on incorporating into your everyday life. These are: Drink enough water Get plenty of sleep Reduce  your stress Eat healthy Exercise daily Let’s focus more in depth on each point. Drink plenty of water We all know that water is good for you but I don’t think people realize how important it is to drink just the right amount. Too much and you can make yourself poorly. Too little and you’ll suffer the side effects. By drinking enough water you avoid dehydration. Dehydration effects you both physically and…

  • Mental Health

    Do Hormones Control Your Mental Health?

    Hormones VS Mental Health Do you ever wonder if your hormones are controlling not just your mood but your mental health? I’m here to tell you it’s absolutely possible. I, myself, have a consistent battle against my mental health as soon as my hormones change towards the end of the month.  “According to research by the American National Institute of Mental Health, 64% of women who suffer from depression say their symptoms get worse during the premenstrual period” (Metro). This is just depression though! All this shows it the impact hormones can have on mental health but there are so many other mental health issues that can be influenced by…

  • Mental Health,  Personal Life

    Living in Gratitude

    Today I am going to talk about living in gratitude. What it means to live in gratitude and how you can start following this positive way of living for a better mentality on life. I’m not saying I do this all the time, everyone has bad days. Heck, I have major anxiety problems to the point that I don’t leave the house on my own. I have panic attacks. I most likely have PCOS and can’t have children without being dosed up on pills and other such things but I’m still smiling. I focus on the little things. Waking up to my husband giving me a goodbye kiss before he heads…

  • Hair and Beauty

    10-Step Korean Skincare Routine – Your way to clearer skin

    This skincare routine is widely popular across the world. “Established through Korea’s cultural obsession with healthy skin and decades of scientific advancements, it is less a “routine” than it is a lifestyle that has turned into a global phenomenon” (sokoglam). Before you start fretting, it’s not about doing ten steps a day. That’s a misconception, it’s about listening to your skin and the way it responds and doing as much as is needed when it’s required. Some days I only have 5 steps, other days I have 12 due to some extra products that I will show you as we get to it. Now, you may be questioning what is the point in this routine? Well,…

  • Personal Life

    Optimism in life

    Hello, something I seem to neglect writing about enough on here is myself and my everyday. I write advice, tips, guidance, recipes. Pretty much anything that will help others but I don’t just sit down and talk to you guys and that’s something I really want to get better at doing. I think the main reason I struggle with this is that generally I only open up to people I’m close to or my therapist. So, this is a challenge me that I’m setting myself to continue doing this year and hopefully next year as well. So, what do I want to talk about today?  Well, yesterday, honestly was a tough day…

  • Hair and Beauty

    Brightly Colored hair -What I do to keep it healthy

    If you follow me, you will know I’ve had my hair just about every color there is. Green, Blue, Purple, Red, Brown, Black, Multicoloured, Split Pink and Purple and I’m currently purple. I’ve done most colors over the years and something people often seem to assume about my hair is that it must be in terrible condition, that I must have no hair left and that I must bleach it all the time.  Nope, nope and double nope. My hair is in better condition now than it is when I have it natural. Let me explain the basics before I tell you what I do to keep my hair healthy.…

  • Personal Life

    My 100th blog post – What I’ve learnt and What’s Next

    As you may have guessed from the title. This post is my 100th blog post. Technically I think I’ve already surpassed this but due to clearing out old posts this is the official 100th blog post. First of all, thank you to any followers, old, present and new. You’re the reason I continue doing what I love and sharing all the nitty-gritty. I thought I would use this post to focus on what I’ve learned since I began blogging. It’s less about writing When I decided to start blogging I mainly began WallyJay as a way to promote Veganism, create recipes and hone in my writing. I figured what better…