Covid-19, Masking Up

Whilst the world continues to vaccinate against Covid-19, it is important restrictions stay in place, because whilst the vaccine goes some way to protect, we can still catch Covid, we can still pass it on and still get Long-Covid.

Being double-jabbed, doesn’t mean life is back to normal, nor does it mean we can drop our guard. Protection lasts up to 6 months (Source: and there is no official data for people who are …

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31 Aug, 2021

Protagonist of my own ‘story’

I’ve had to be the protagonist of my own life, of my own ‘story’ around a physical, mental and emotional disability I didn’t know about, because no one did it for me. I am not ashamed to say, I have struggled ever since I was a little girl.

As I continue to struggle, my blog continues to bring clarity. There is no doubt that using introspection has brought clarity. It has brought value and understanding to my life, allowing me to think about what …

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30 Aug, 2021

Writing and living my truth

Ever since I was a little girl, the truth was an important aspect of who I was. Not knowing about my physical, mental and emotional disability didn’t rest easy, although there was nothing I could do about it.

Easy would have been a fabrication of what was my truth, but a life bravely borne, and over the years one that through my …

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27 Aug, 2021

Creating Family Rituals

“In truth a family is what you make it. It is made strong, not by the number of heads counted at the dinner table, but by the rituals you help family members create, by the memories you share, by the commitment of time, caring, and love you show to one another, and by the hopes for the future you have as individuals and as a unit.” – Marge Kennedy

Yes, if we were to think about our relationships with family, we may see how certain elements of this quote are true. The saying, ‘friends are the family you choose’ is how people view their friends, more than they …

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26 Aug, 2021

Covid-19, The Vaccine Dilemma

The vaccine was always going to look different for those people who are immunocompromised. It is important for them they understand how the vaccine may work in protecting them and how long they may be protected.

There is also little information out there on what may happen in say 5 to 10 years’ time, for those who have had the vaccine …

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25 Aug, 2021

Exercises To Boost Mental Health

This is a summary of the advantages of Exercise for our mental health, especially important in these current Covid-19 times.

Exercise can play an important role in our mental wellbeing and has been proven to be one of the most effective ways to reduce anxiety and depression and improve mental health this is because exercising …

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23 Aug, 2021

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Ilana x