How To Mindfully Love Without Getting Lost

How To Mindfully Love Without Getting Lost No one can fill the void in your heart, only love does this. Not love from outside, but love from within. In my past, I was a needy, attached, jealous lover. I was in a state of perpetual ‘not good enough’ and so…

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Why Don’t I Fit In? A Powerful Poem On Letting Go

A Thursday Thought… Sometimes I feel not just weird, but outside. Not just separate, but on another planet, Not just unusual, but very different. Try as I might to fit in, it just does not happen. I cannot do this anymore. I realise I sometimes try to prove myself to…

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Is Your Hormonal Cycle Reflecting The Death Of Your Dreams?

 Is Your Hormonal Cycle Reflecting The Death Of Your Dreams? For as long as I can remember my menstrual cycle just hasn’t felt right. My period started at age 13 and every month it came with extreme cramping. Back then I don’t think doctors knew much about PCOS (Polycystic Ovary…

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My BIG Leap From Fear To Inspirational Public Speaking

My BIG Leap From Fear To Inspirational Public Speaking As many of you following may know, this blog was set up by a once shy, introverted woman who was scared to speak, scared to be seen and scared to be heard. Anxiety drove my life and prevented me from accomplishing…

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Is Your Back in Need of a ‘Healthy Back Bag’? Review and Competition

Is Your Back in Need of a ‘Healthy Back Bag’? Review and Competition I readily admit I have a serious girl crush on Healthy Back Bags. To many, they may not appear to be as fashionable as other bags, but I have lost count of the number of positive compliments…

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No Added Sulphites Wine, Is It Better? Competition and Review

No Added Sulphites Wine, Is It Better? Competition and Review Hey there and welcome to ‘not dry-January’ at Kelly Martin Speaks. I prefer to drink in moderation all year round so no dry January in this household and anyhow organic wine and liqueurs never seem to have the awful side-effects…

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My Blissful Taste Of Raw Chocolate Almonds – Review and Giveaway

Raw Chocolate Almonds – Review and Giveaway So chocolate is a big deal. I mean seriously, isn’t chocolate a big deal? Good chocolate that is. I used to, many moons ago, eat milk chocolate and I thought it was the lushest thing on this planet, of course, I knew no…

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Kelly Martin Speaks: 10 Year Blog Anniversary

  Kelly Martin Speaks: 10 Year Blog Anniversary 10 years today I wrote my first blog entry. This blog was initially meant as an online public journal where I got to express myself when I felt very insecure and socially anxious. Fast-forward 10 years and since that first post ‘Why…

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The Important Freedom and Power in Being Wrong

The Important Freedom and Power in Being Wrong At the end of 2016 some old issues began to rise for me. Deep fears and stuff that has held me back in life, but I chose to brush them under the carpet. Being Wrong – Owning This Grizzly Bear I was…

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How a Crappy 2016 Can Inspire Your Happy New Year

How a Crappy 2016 Can Inspire Your Happy New Year Nine out of ten people, in all probability, had what appeared to be a shitty 2016. From marriage failure, jobs ending, loved ones dying or major health issues. My 2016 involved solicitor battles, near homelessness and a terrible sense of…

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