why i talk about my mental health at work;

I’m Lisa-Marie Ferla, and this is me. I’ve been pretty open about my mental health to my colleagues for a couple of years now, but…

the silver linings pixlet: making a success of stress;

Controversial opinion time: I think stress – particularly stress in a work context – gets a really bad rap. As I see it, there’s a…

what happened when i hit the ground: 2017 in review;

Since I got back from New York, I’ve been struggling to sleep. While my rational head knows that it’s mostly jet lag, accentuated by that…

four ways to sort out your sleep schedule;

As I mentioned in my August review post, I’ve been struggling a little with sleep recently. For what is either medication-related reasons or a heavy…

finding my zen with spaseekers and the westerwood hotel;

I can never figure out if I’m the ideal candidate for some spa time, or if I’m the complete opposite. Or so I found myself…

the silver linings pixlet: in defence of bubble baths;

While it’s fair to be suspicious of the commodification of self-care, I can’t deny the role that regular bubble baths play in helping me to…

blurring the lines: introducing la prairie’s new hero product;

Hidden away in the basement of a busy Glasgow department store is something of a sanctuary. Stepping in to the treatment rooms at House of…