Reading: the ultimate form of escapism. Any good book will have you lost in its pages, not wanting to put it down. Nothing beats the time spent with a good book and a mug of tea. Although, I must admit that I don’t spend as much time reading as I’d […]
What does being an introvert mean to you? It took until the second year of university for me to properly come to terms with what it meant to be an introvert, and what it meant for me. I should begin by stating that, being introvert means something different to everyone, […]
It’s been 6 months since I last saw you. To begin with life was hard, I would often think of you, wanting so much to try and reach out. As time went on, it got easier. But I still never understood why you did what you did. I was too open […]
Football: love it or hate it, you can’t deny that it has a unique power that brings people together. There’s something about the beautiful game that breaks down boundaries and unites people from all walks of life.
Attending a university or college can and will be stressful for anyone, especially for a student right out of high school or secondary school. I can truthfully say that I may not have been as prepared at I should have been. Although High school tries to prepare you the best […]
Since moving to London I realised that entertainment can be really expensive. These expensive can really add up and leave you with a bad surprise when you check your Online Banking the next day… I came up with a few budget entertainment ideas that will not break the bank and […]
There’s a number of things I love about autumn. The slightly chillier weather providing a reason to snuggle under a blankie on the sofa, the crisp leaves, the impending sense that Christmas is almost here. But perhaps, above all else, what I love most about autumn is the fashion. Here’s […]
Do you struggle to wake up in the morning? Are your mornings same old, same old? Here are 5 ways you can turn your dull mornings into a more positive one. Get up at the same time every day Your body will get used to getting up at the same […]
What is your favorite season? Mine used to be summer for the longest time. I loved spending time in the sun, going for walks, and playing outside with my kids. But lately? I have really fallen in love with the idea of autumn and getting a fresh start in September. […]
‘Dear God you’re starting university NOT single?!– How can you possibly enjoy yourself if you have someone at home? You need to be finding yourself- not stuck on the phone to someone miles away. It’ll never last…’ WHAT A LOAD OF RUBBISH. I’ve been in a long distance relationship for […]
We all need to go through it. High School and everything that comes along with it. Bullying, friendships, heartbreaks, exams, stress and most importantly, all of the sleepless nights that come with preparing with each study session. Another semester is daunting upon us. No matter how old we are or […]
Starting a new semester, assignment or work project can be quite daunting. It’s easy to get ourselves into a tailspin wondering: Do I have the skills to do this and do it well? Am I in over my head on this task? How will I ever finish these tasks on […]
I’m an introvert. I used to think introversion was a negative trait. Meaning that I was shy, socially awkward, and uncomfortable when in a crowd of people. I used to think that being an introvert was something to be ashamed of and that I should try to be more extroverted […]
Running a marathon changed me, not a lot, but it definitely changed a part of my outlook on life. So I thought I’d write a few words to share how I changed as a result of covering 26.2 miles on my feet. Completing a marathon gave me self-belief We all […]
My journey began with the realisation of my unhealthy lifestyle My journey begins in DEcember 2011, I was Obese, smoking, and drinking every day. This was what had become of me in my twenties. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoyed that decade of my life. It’s the decade I met and married […]
Stress is everywhere. It can be found in many different forms, shapes, and sizes, and impacts people in varying ways. Some are fully capable and even experts in dealing with the effects of stress. Others aren’t. However, it’s not for a lack of resilience. Rather, it’s the scale of the physical and mental strain placed on us by chronic stress that alters our ability to ride through it seamlessly.
What is Hygge? Hygge (pronounced Hoo-gah) is a Danish word, and, is described by Collins Dictionaries as the practice of creating ‘cosy and congenial environments that promote emotional well being’. For many of us our lives are so fast pace that we often forget to stop for a while, slow […]
Learning how to argue well is a skill that once learned will serve you for life. Once learnt, it allows you to respect others, and get into debate with them whilst acknowledging that everyone holds their own opinion and that’s okay. It’s a skill that takes some people longer than others to learn.
Do you consider yourself an optimistic person? Is the glass usually half empty, or half full? Have you embrace the power of positive thinking? I have struggled for a long time with a habit of negative thinking. It invaded every aspect of my life. I was constantly barraged by thoughts […]