Where have I been?!

So I just posted for the first time in awhile so I thought I would do a general update! As many of you know, I’m currently training as a psychologist here in the UK. I’m about halfway through now. Its busy and there’s academic work to juggle with the clinical work but its generally manageable … Continue reading

Eczema and Holidays!

Hi everyone. How is the eczema doing? Mine is calm on my face and neck but my arms (elbows) seem to be constantly dry and raised especially my left one! Don’t understand it sometimes!  I am going on a two week trip (cannot wait!!) to mark the end of my first year training as a … Continue reading

Blog content: Sensitive Skin Beauty and Lifestyle : should I stay or should I go….?

For anyone reading my posts over the past year, you will notice that in general my eczema had stayed pretty calm. Heck I’d say I’ve had it pretty easy! With a few cracked lip moments my skin is 90% of the way to where I wanted. I’m so fortunate. However that leaves me in quite … Continue reading

Dead Sea Salt bath to end my day – good for eczema and good for me

I feel I’ve had a pretty stressful few weeks. Assignments to hand in, hardly any sleep, placement and hardly any down time (I’m on a professional a doctorate so work, study, work is my life right now!) so just generally feeling on the go. As I ease into a busy but more manageable summer (I … Continue reading

Eczema: Reaching the other side of the road where the grass is greener…My healing reflections

When you have eczema all you do is wish you could have normal skin, wish that you could be anybody else who didn’t have to deal with this. Wish that you will wake up one day and it will just finally leave you alone.  I remember at first how reliant I was on what the … Continue reading

May: My goals and skin updates

I cannot believe it is already May! The first four months of this year appear to have flown by without any time at all, though I do feel that my skin is in a really good place at the moment. So here are my updates…. Skin Update: April began with cracked lips, upper lip eczema … Continue reading

Tips for Naturally Healing Eczema

If you’ve followed me on my blog since the beginning, you will have witnessed me go from out of control eczema to a place I can physically and emotionally manage my skin. So here are my tips for you on your natural journey: 1) Don’t lose hope.  I never thought it was possible and so many … Continue reading

Cracked lips and Eczema

Over the last couple of months stress has creeped it’s way back into my life and we all know what that means: hello eczema! Stress and eczema for me are so intertwined that if I’ve got one, the other is highly likely to rear its head too! I now see eczema as my body’s way … Continue reading

Restore & Repair: the beauty box for problem skin

Sick of spending £££s on lotions, potions, e books and prescriptions trying to find products that works for you? Have a drawer full of half used products which don’t suit your skin but you couldn’t return? Unsure what to even try next? This is exactly the case for me, endless products which have been “okay” … Continue reading

Ten Tips for Better Sleep

Sleep. We all do it, we all need it and yet it is one area many people struggle with night after night. Sleep is important for many reasons – it supports us in repairing cells and resting our bodies both physically and mentally. When you have the itches of eczema to contend with don’t underestimate … Continue reading

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