This has been a strange year, it seems like one thing after another. At the beginning of the year, I found out I was anaemic, which I had been for many years according to blood test results but was never informed. This was a shock and thought there must be […]
It’s okay to put yourself first sometimes. You can’t give when you’re running on empty, and people can’t expect you to do so. Take time for you. Let yourself rest. And more than anything, don’t let anyone make you feel guilty about it.
Back when I was at secondary school I had a careers interview. It sounds exciting doesn’t it? An interview where a group of experts sit down with you and tell you all of the different career paths that you could take. A world renowned scientist! A leading brain surgeon! An […]
One person’s idea of Heaven could be another person’s idea of Hell. Somebody might relish the idea of spending the evening getting dressed up and heading out to watch a musical. Whereas I would be more than happy to curl up on the sofa with a glass of wine and […]
I can remember a time before we had Twitter and other social media. It used to be that we all communicated via email or through one of the many online messaging services like MSN or AIM. Then there were chat rooms of course, something that has all but died out […]
Social media is a part of your everyday life, with more platforms available than ever before, offering different services and ways to engage with one another. What is social media? Social media is a platform or website that allows users to create and share content or to participate in social […]
While thinking of some of the scariest times of my life, I thought about what I had overcome. I had overcome different challenges, and I have encountered moments where I didn’t know what to do. I have suffered from mental health problems and the loss of close friends and family, […]
2020 was a strange year that I think no one could have predicted. Lockdowns, social distancing, face masks, and working from home, last year has changed how we live our lives. What have I learnt from 2020? We are resilient. The world changed around us in a period of a […]
What is your Mount Everest? What would drive you to take on a seemingly impossible task with a big risk yet great reward?
A vulnerability has been coming up in every single area of my life recently. No matter where I am, people are talking about being vulnerable. It’s made me really have to stop and reconsider the power of vulnerability. I used to think that vulnerability was a weakness I never wanted […]