Holly Christie

And Just Like That, Everything Was Ok

It hadn't been a great day. It had started off full of frustration - the ex was (once again) completely remiss at turning up on time or even answering his phone, for his kids on the Saturday morning. When he... Continue Reading →

Reflections of Love

I first saw this image on a friend's FB page a couple of weeks ago (you can follow her here: and it immediately resonated with me. Even more so because she's a love coach and she posted it saying 'I... Continue Reading →

The 17 things no-one tells you about divorce

It's been 6 months since my marriage ended. People around me keep saying 'hasn't it gone quickly?' Erm..... yes, if you're living outside of my head and my life and just take a passing interest in what's going on in... Continue Reading →

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Parenting & Forgiveness

Life massively changes when you have a baby. The day to day routines completely change and we're all told to expect chaos and sleepless nights. What is not often touched on is how much your relationships change once there's a... Continue Reading →

Feeling Broken

Do you ever get those times in your life where you just feel completely and utterly broken? I've had a week of feeling like that now. Don't get me wrong, I can still function (just) but right now nothing feels... Continue Reading →

Another (very different) Podcast

I love listening to podcasts and I will go as far as saying that listening to certain podcasts have definitely changed and helped shape my life. Let me explain.... I started listening to podcasts last year at the same time... Continue Reading →

My first Podcast

I just realised I haven't posted for two and a half weeks. Given that I didn't post for 4 years this is no biggie but I don't want to get complacent either. I love this blog and have struggled with... Continue Reading →

Bravery during darkness

The first memories I have of feelings of depression, the hopelessness and worthlessness was when I was six years old. They may have been there earlier but I definitely remember feeling it at six which was a full 30 years ago.... Continue Reading →

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When I am not a Scientist, I am a runner, a baker, a reader, a writer, a mother, a Christian, a liberal, a wife, a church goer, and a work in progress

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