6 Books To Get Into Mindfulness

Mindfulness has become such a buzzword lately, but whether you associate mindfulness with meditation, Buddhism (/your own faith), pampering yourself, or the aesthetically pleasing books in Urban Outfitters, at its core mindfulness is about slowing down and being more self-aware in your day to day life. As I mentioned before, I’ve struggled with anxiety over the years and have found meditation and mindfulness to be great tools which help me de-stress and be a generally happier person.

In my efforts to be more mindful I’ve read a lot of different books that have inspired me and transformed the way I think and process my feelings. I thought I’d share a few of my favorites with you here: 

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Room Tour

This weekend I headed back to Exeter ahead of my last year of university and moved into my new apartment! The moving and unpacking part was hectic but I really enjoyed decorating and getting settled into the place. Last year I had a small room with a single bed so I’m thrilled to have a bigger room this year, there’s so much space I don’t know what to do with! I love being on the top floor under the roof as well, it makes the most relaxing sound when it rains. I thought I’d give you guys a lil’ room tour, let me know what you think ♡

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Currently I am… August Edition

Happy Monday everyone! I thought I’d make my ‘currently’ posts a monthly event as a fun way to see how I change with the seasons, and because I’d love to hear what is going on in your lives as well! Since the 4th of August, I’ve been travelling around Peru with my family and it has been such an incredible experience. There will be lots of posts about Peru soon, but until then here is a snapshot of what is currently going on in my life/heart/brain:

Listening: ‘Islands’ album by Bear’s Den

Reading: ‘Crossing Stones’ by Helen Frost (first book in ages that genuinely moved me to tears)

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