Towards the end of 2020, I asked myself what product I wish was available to help manage my stress and mental health. More importantly, I asked family and friends what they wanted… I personally wished I had a physical workbook to write down all of my worries (there was a lot) and work through them … Continue reading Mental Health Workbook and Journal Starter Kit
We all sometimes need a little bit of extra positivity and inspiration. Maybe you need a little pick me up, or maybe you want to spread the love and share some wise words with a loved one? In this post, we have shared our favourite inspirational quotes for that little extra motivation! 1) “The Best … Continue reading Tips for a happier and healthier life
Welcome to the first official article on the blog! Social media is a huge part of our society; Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat - we all have them. But, did you know, that social media can have a negative impact on our mental health. This article explores, with the help of the cyber crime unit at … Continue reading How Young is Too Young for Social Media
We all, every now and again, need to take a day off to take care of our mental health. Take a day to relax and do something we love. Self-care is an important step to take in order to tackle your mental health. Self-care has been proven to reduce anxiety and stress, and increase our … Continue reading The Best Self-care Products of 2021
A healthy diet can have an extremely positive impact on our mental health. When you stick to a diet of healthy food, you're setting yourself up for fewer mood fluctuations, an overall happier outlook and an improved ability to focus. Here’s how it works: Your GI tract is home to billions of bacteria that influence the production of neurotransmitters, chemical substances that … Continue reading Guide to healthy eating
I have said it before, I will say it again; I love journaling! Not only is it great for managing stress, but I personally find it very relaxing. Did you know, that journaling isn't just writing about your day? There are so many different types of journaling, which you can find in my post The … Continue reading How to start a bullet journal!
A good nights sleep is just as important as good physical health and diet. Research shows that poor sleep has immediate negative effects on your hormones, exercise performance, and brain function. It can also cause weight gain and increase disease risk in both adults and children. But sometimes, it's easier said than done. This post … Continue reading Tips for better sleep
It occurred to me recently that I have pretty much completed my mental health journey (thanks to this blog), and I have very little left to say about my own personal dealings with mental health. Because of that, I have decided to turn this blog into an ultimate self-care website! If you go onto the … Continue reading Welcome to the new Daisies and Bruises!
When I was a child, I was diagnosed with OCD. At first it was the unsettling feeling of seeing an object misplaced, or a mark that wasn't quite rubbed out on the whiteboard. Not long after, it escalated into something much more sinister. I began to experience compulsions to place everything in a straight line … Continue reading Activities to help with OCD
So once again, it's that time of year! In two weeks I will be starting back at University (at home, online of course), which means I will be posting on the blog a little less. This is also my third and final year of my degree, which means more and tougher assignments, as well as … Continue reading Just a quick update!