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What’s the obsession with spoons?! Let me tell you about Spoon Theory…

The Spoon Theory

You may be wondering why there's spoons all over this site... (more…)


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You’re all using Pocket, right?

using pocket

If you're not using Pocket, you need to get on that right now.  (more…)


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Living a Curiously Creative Life With Depression



This is a guest post by Sarah Leonard. If you’d like to write a guest post for The Pillow Fort, get in touch!  (more…)


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4 daily mailing lists you WANT to be on

4 daily mailing lists you want to be on

I’m on a ridiculous number of mailing lists, and get way too many emails for me to properly process/deal with, BUT 4 beauties have slowly become the highlight of my staring-at-my-laptop day. (more…)


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15 (Trashy-ish) TV Shows for the Brain Foggy Days

TV Shows

There are 2 reasons why I watch unashamedly watch trashy TV: -       I’m not very good at relaxing. I tend to watch TV in bed and generally watch energy-neutral TV. -       When I’m particularly brain fogged, I’m so bored and completely trashy TV helps me idle my mind. (more…)


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5 Secrets for Making Depression and Anxiety Suck Less

McKella Sawyer

This is a guest post by McKella Sawyer. If you'd like to write a guest post for The Pillow Fort, get in touch!  Upon meeting me, you'd probably never guess I know anything about depression or anxiety. You'd probably notice how much I laugh and smile, that I say “awesome” a lot, that I make lots of beautiful art, and that I'm kind of a grammar Nazi (sorry, but not sorry). Mental and emotional struggles are sneaky buggers. Unlike most physical ailments, they lurk below the surface, and those of us that grapple with these issues often keep them secret for fear of being slapped with a label or being told to “get over it”. Far too often, we struggle alone. (more…)


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Plans for 2014

words for 2014

So, 2013 was actually pretty great, but I feel as though that was entirely unintentional... plus it didn’t take much to beat how awful 2012 was. I have spent the last few weeks planning the hell out of 2014. I’m not doing resolutions, I’m doing broader goals. I have no intention of suddenly changing anything on Tuesday. I’m not going to beat myself up about days when I don’t manage any of my morning/evening routine goals, it’s not worth it. (more…)


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Highlights of my 2013

Highlights of my 2013

- Found a happy relationship with my wonderful girlfriend. Love her so much. Also love that we do stuff together: Pride, Zine Fests, Roller Derby, Christmas Markets, Panto, etc. (more…)


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5 things I do to fight overwhelm

5 things I do to fight overwhelm

Still yet to find my blogging groove, so please bear with me as these initial blog posts are a bit sporadic! Today I wanted to talk a little bit about overwhelm. I get serious cases of overwhelm, and it has a very negative effect on my health and productivity. (more…)


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30 things I want to do during the festive season



Wonderful idea taken from Just Me Leah. I'm excited for this Christmas season and I'm excited for the future. This list seems long, but I'm confident/hopeful I can do them all! What are you hoping to do this festive season? Let me know in the comments! Updated January 2014 with the ones I did! (more…)


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