Dancing in the rain – relationships, wellness

Dancing in the rain is a category for all blog posts related to relationships, wellness, travels, and all the simple pleasures that life has to offer.

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5 Simple Mindful Tips to Make Your Travel Truly Enjoyable

There is a reason why we often say that we need a holiday immediately after a holiday. Our expectation of holidays is that we return home fully relaxed. However, how often is this actually the reality? How often do we feel that we come back from a holiday more exhausted than when we went? Luckily, …

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5 Simple Self Love Ideas For the Perfect Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s day, the season of love is here. We tend to be quite romantic when it comes to ideas for celebrating the day and spoiling our partner. But what about ourselves? You deserve love too, and not just from others. It needs to start with yourself. So how do you care for yourself during …

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Why Walking is Good for you

5 Reasons Why Walking in Autumn Is Good for You

You may have read my post about Autumn Anxiety and Seasonal Affective Disorder. Since writing it, people have asked me what the best way to beat it is. As mentioned in the post, there are several ways to combat autumn anxiety. A poll of more than 1000 respondents suggested that over 70% of them found …

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The Answer to Most Couples’ Valentine’s Day Dilemma

When it comes to Valentine’s Day many couples make the effort to celebrate this special day, some more than others. This Valentine’s Day will be very different. For us, it will be down to more than just the current pandemic as I’m also still recovering from my accident. I admit, given the current situation I …

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