Life Update: 4 Months Later

It is 4 months since I started this blog (where does the time go?) and I thought it would be a good time to reflect now that hopefully I have come through the other side. If you’ve not read my blog before you may not know that my career and I went through a bit…

Financial Stress: The Impact on Wellbeing

Whenever I say to Tim ‘we need to chat’, he instantly goes pale and sits down. Except he knows I’m not about to divorce him. It’s the line I use to discuss our finances and he knows I’m probably about to cry. You see, Tim hates chatting about money, whereas I like to know where…

Learning To Say No

The word ‘no’ is often associated with being rude, ignorant or selfish and is often discouraged. But is it really such a horrid word? In some cases yes – when we are turned down for a job, when our house offer isn’t accepted, when someone decides they no longer want to spend time with us;…

My 3 Week Wedding Celebrations Cost £13000

I have to say that I wasn’t one of those girls who spent their childhood/teens/twenties thinking about my perfect wedding – not because I didn’t want one; I just wasn’t sure it would happen (cue the violins). When Tim popped the question we really had to start from scratch of what our perfect wedding might…