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Mental health is more important than physical health

“Without a sound mind, there is no body” – Fashion and Style Police.

Mental health is something I have decided to blog. I have written many articles about mental health, depression and anxiety in the last few years. You can catch up on those posts in my lifestyle category. This topic is close to my heart because almost everyday, I hear or read about someone dealing with mental health issues. I think there is a lot more to be said about it.

Our mental health is more important than our physical health. I remember having a conversation about this with a friend sometime ago and she didn’t understand how our mind could be more important than our body but it is. Many of us take our mental health for granted. We pay attention to our physical health and everything else, but pay no mind to our mind which is the important part of us. Without a sound mind, there is no body, and many people struggle to understand that bit but it is fact. Having said that, our physical health is also very important. If we neglect to take care of our body, that could lead to many health issues that will eventually start affecting our mental health.

 

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What is mental health?

Mental health or emotional health like some professionals like to call it, is our overall psychological well-being. It includes the way we feel about ourself, relationships and our ability to manage our feelings and deal with difficulties. Mental health plays a major role in our ability to manage our physical health, which is why I think it is more important to have a healthy state of mind because that will help you achieve a healthy physical health.

Paying attention to our physical health problems and neglecting our mental health issues will only cause more problems. Both are closely related and very important, but I believe our priority should be given to our mental health.

 

Why the comparison?

Many of us tend to ignore our mental health. It is not something we can see so for many of us, we tend to neglect it until it becomes a major issue. Which is why I am writing this post. Our mind needs to be catered to. We should remember self-care is not a luxury, it is an essential. Spending time caring for our minds should be a priority. Doing more of what makes us happy should be our target. Focusing on everyone except ourselves (hello mums) would only drain us. We need to make out time everyday for ourselves to protect our state of mind.

 

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In conclusion

Both our mental health and physical health are important, and should not be taken for granted. I am not a Doctor, Counsellor or Therapist, but I my advice is if you continue to feed your mind, your body will remain healthy. A healthy mind leads to a healthy body. So pay special attention to your mental health.

 

What are your thoughts on this? Please sound off in the comments section below. Thanks for stopping by. Have a great week.

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Play-Doh Kitchen Creations

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My twins are huge fans of Play-Doh. They enjoy making various shapes and just playing around with the various creations they make.  I like Play-Doh because apart from the fact that it keeps them very busy for hours, it is also great in helping the children develop the pencil grip muscles they need for writing. That fact alone encourages me to keep stocking up on more Play-Doh.

The lovely people at Hasbro kindly sent us a pack of Play-Doh Kitchen Creations, and I know the Kiddies are going to be very busy with it this half term. They were also sent us a box of edible, personalised doughnuts to celebrate Valentine’s Day, which we have been munching on.

 

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Play-Doh Kitchen Creations £10.99

This Play-Doh Kitchen Creations Delightful Doughnuts Set includes an unassembled stand, sprinkle crank, 4 donut moulds, donut hole tool, frosting tool, teacup, 4 two-ounce cans of Play-Doh Brand Modelling Compound, 2 creation cards, and instructions. This set allows the kids to be as creative as they like in their make-believe kitchen/donut cafe. If your kids are into role play as much as mine, they will adore this play set. It allows the kids explore their bakery and creative skills.

Children can create and decorate their very own make-believe donuts thanks to the colourful Play-Doh moulds. The donuts can be moulded in many shapes and sizes.

 

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This Play-Doh Kitchen Creations is for children who are 3 years old and over, due to small parts which could lead to a choking hazard.. Adult supervision is required when setting up the play set. It took me less than 2 minutes to set it all up. The Play-Doh should not be eaten. It contains Wheat. Non-Toxic.

I recommend the Play-Doh Kitchen Creations to parents of kids over 3 years who are into role play and crafts. If you have reception primary school children struggling with writing and holding the pencil properly, I would say you get some Play-Doh to help them develop the pencil grip.

 

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Are you kids fans of Play-Doh? Have they tried this Play-Doh Kitchen Creations? What do you think of the play set?

L.O.L Surprise Pop Up Store Playset

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My daughter is L.O.L Surprise obsessed! She is so into the whole L.O.L brand thanks to the many YouTube unboxing videos she watches. She started off loving My Little Pony and has collected pretty much all the ponies now. We are now (very) slowly building her L.O.L Surprise Dolls collection. She has about 7 dolls at the moment and we are looking at getting some more L.O.L dolls in the next few weeks to add to it. Which is why I got this L.O.L Surprise Pop Up Store to store all her dolls nicely.

This Pop Up Store has come in very handy already. Usually, we have the dolls and the accessories all over the house. Which is why a few of the dolls and accessories are missing as I type. But thankfully, all that would be a thing of the past with this new storage playset.

 

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This L.O.L Surprise Pop Up Store is a 3-in-1 playset, display and carrying case!

 

Display Store

It can store up to 50 dolls and accessories, which is great. It looks great in her bedroom. We love the bright pink colour and the sparkly finish. It is such a beauty. This Pop Up Store has plenty of storage for the accessories, lil sisters dolls and more. We love it!

 

Playset

This  L.O.L Surprise Pop Up Store has a couple of play areas. They include chic cafe, fashion boutique, and pizza parlour! This playset would definitely give your little one hours of fun, especially if they are into role play like my little diva.

 

 

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Carrying Case

This L.O.L Surprise Pop Up Store also changes to a carrying case. This is a really handy feature because it means your little one can take a couple of her L.O.L dolls with her on holiday. I think this is one of the best features of this playset.

 

Instagold Exclusive L.O.L Doll

Another great part with the playset is the fact that it comes with an exclusive L.O.L Doll. We got Instagold which my daughter absolutely adores. It looks super good, and the accessories are super chic!

 

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Final thoughts

Overall, we recommend this L.O.L Surprise Pop Up Store Playset. The only issue I have with it is with the bottom layer. It kind of moves easily. It would have been better if it was more sturdy. Another issue is the fact that the L.OL. Dolls that stand easily. It can be a little difficult putting them to stand upright. And the dolls can’t stand if the shoes are missing. You need the right shoes that came with the dolls to get them to stand upright.

Apart from the issues above, everything else is as it should be. It currently retails for £39.99 at most good toys stores. You can grab it here. Many call this playset pricy but I think it is just ok price wise. The L.O.L fans adore it and I can see why.

 

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What do you think of this L.O.L Surprise Pop Up Store Playset? Are your kids into the brand? Let’s chat in the comments section below.

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