How to Claim Sick Pay as a Freelancer

Freelance Sick Pay. It exists! Have you been tempted to ‘go freelance’ or become a sole trader before? Has one of the downsides in your decision-making been the lack of sick pay? Yep! I’m feeling ya. I started my freelance business six years ago. Back then, there were so many advantages for choosing self-employment, and […]

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8 Ways to Support Someone With Cancer

I’m writing this in the aftermath. My Mum received a cancer diagnosis last autumn and we’re only now surfacing for a bit of air. One in two people are said to suffer from cancer, which makes it all the more important to be prepared in case a loved one receives a diagnosis in the future. […]

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How Does Hypnosis Actually Work?

In the autumn I re-started my hypnotherapy and psychotherapy training! For those of you who know me you’ll know that I love anything to do with the subconscious mind and dreams. I’ve been interested in both since I was a kid. Though my interest in hypnotherapy really began when I became pregnant. It’s true that […]

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Best Wellbeing Posts of 2018

UK Blog Awards: Wellbeing Long-List A couple of weeks ago, I was so thrilled when the UK Blog Awards emailed to say that Roots and Toots had been long-listed for this year’s UK Blog Awards. I’ve been nominated for the ‘wellbeing category’, which is of course happy news after expanding into wellbeing over the last […]

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Toast: A Guided Meditation

Buttery toast. One of life’s simple pleasures. But how many of us really taste everything when we eat? Not just when we’re eating toast but with anything we consume. I try to eat my food mindfully when I can – although that’s easier said than done with a small toddler waving spoons of mashed potato […]

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How to Lucid Dream

Lucid Dreaming Boosts Wellbeing Before I reveal my tips on how to have a lucid dream and what to do when you’re there, first, I have a very timely tale to share. I initially wrote this blog post a couple of weeks ago and I’ve returned to it today after what happened last night. A […]

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