Health & Wellness

Wellness is vital to our overall wellbeing. Here we look at mental <strong>and</strong> physical health. Our physical health section is still under construction for the time being.

  • DIY,  Health & Wellness

    Valentines Day Ideas

    Valentines Day Gift Ideas Cheap Date Ideas

    Valentines Day is around the corner, and if you’re stressed about coming up with new Valentines Day ideas then you’ve come to the right place! To me, Valentine’s day is not just about love and showering your partner with gifts – it is also about reuniting with those you care about, including yourself. That is why I have compiled a list of 22 Valentines Day Ideas that you can do or create on next to no budget! Low/No Cost Date Ideas A lot of us enjoy going out to a nice dinner in a fancy restaurant, but sometimes it just isn’t a viable option for various reasons. Here are some…

  • DIY,  Essential Oils,  Health & Wellness

    Alopecia Hair Scrub with Essential Oils

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    Let’s talk alopecia hair care (or lack-there-of!) With this Alopecia Hair Scrub with Essential Oils! So yesterday, I told you all about how I came out to my entire community about my alopecia. (You can read that post here) It was both a terrifying and freeing experience. One that I would recommend to anybody who has struggled in their life – Hair related or otherwise! Today I am going to talk to you about a little scrub that I made this morning. Essential Oils and Hair Loss I have never used essential oils for my alopecia before, I always intended to but it never happened.Now I want to try that…

  • Health & Wellness,  Mental Health

    How I told the world about my alopecia

    Wow, just wow. It has been a huge week for me mentally and emotionally!And now I am here to tell you the story about how I told people about my alopecia! What is alopecia? For those of you who are unsure of what alopecia is, it is an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss. This hair loss can be in the form of patches (Alopecia Areata), Total baldness (Alopecia Totalis) or Hair loss over the entire body (Alopecia Universalis). I have Alopecia Totalis (AT). This condition can affect anyone of any age, race or gender. My story of alopecia When I was 17 I got diagnosed with alopecia. Within 48…

  • Health & Wellness,  Mental Health,  Parenting

    Why you need to prioritise yourself

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    When Luna was born, I was a pretty shitty mother. Not in the sense that her wellbeing was ever an issue – she was always happy, healthy and incredibly loved. The issue was within me. I spent so long questioning myself, stressing and focusing solely on her that my needs were put aside daily.This meant that no matter how well cared for she was, I was never truly giving myself to her as the parent she deserved.The mum guilt hit without any sign of slowing, and my world was getting harder and harder to bear. Mum guilt is hard. It is almost a child in itself, you are constantly having…

  • Mental Health

    10 things you never knew about me

    For those of you who don’t know me – Hi! I’m Jess.I own and run Mindful Galaxy, welcome! I’ve decided to create a blog post so that you can get to know me a little bit better, and hopefully, I can get to know you better as well. 10 things you never knew about me 1. I am an avid gamer I loveeee gaming, I met my fiance on a video game and it is our favourite way to spend time together as a couple.At the moment we are playing Ark, an open-world game in which you wander around and survive a land of dinosaurs and other random creatures.It’s a…