Coming off the contraceptive pill – 2 months later

Dearest readers, friends and family, let me begin by assuring you this is not a ‘we are trying for a baby’ announcement! Sorry mum. And Bren. Instead, our decision to stop using the contraceptive pill stems from prioritising my mental health; not to mention a little bit of intrigue as to what synthetic hormone-free Siân might be like. This post is about my experience so far – why I’ve made this decision and how it really feels to be pill-free.…

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What makes you feel alive? A list of life-affirming, happy things

I’ve borrowed this idea from the wonderful post ‘what makes you come alive?’ by Cup of Jo. I adore her list of life’s little moments that fill her with joy, my favourite being ‘kids with chipped nail polish’! I’m a real advocate for appreciating the little things and Jo’s post really got me thinking about the small, simple and often overlooked details in the everyday that make life so sweet.…

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A life update! And incredible advice I’ve taken lately

It’s been well over a month since I’ve posted and I feel like I’m returning home after a long holiday! My destination: writer’s block with a (not so quick) stop-over in ‘just plain lazy’ land. My poor, poor unnurtured blog! But you know what it’s like. Life is busy. Anyway, hi!!!!!!! How are you? A quick life catch up…our family grows…

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What I’m reading, watching & listening to #1

Welcome to the first of a new series of posts sharing good books, great music and movie musts! We’re all so busy, we simply don’t have time to waste 2 hours on a crap Netflix gamble or 2 days trying to get lost in a book that just isn’t doing it! Life’s too short. Time is precious. Recommendations are important! Here are mine……

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When you’re feeling anxious or overwhelmed, remember this…

I posted on the Positively Siân Facebook page last week that I’ve been really struggling to write blog posts. It’s been a really stressful couple of months for us and the past 2 weeks, I’ve felt like I might buckle under it all. How on Earth am I supposed to write a positivity blog when I’m feeling the furthest thing from positive? Last Tuesday we got back from an incredible…

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