Before I started University, I didn’t have a very healthy relationship with food. I was eating the wrong things, eating too much and gaining weight. Before I started uni, I had to decide that enough was enough. I had to decide that I wanted to make a change. What really helped me decide to change […]
What is the impact of diet culture on modern society and our ability to enjoy food? In light of Weight Watcher’s latest attempt to induct our children into weight-loss culture, I figured there was no time like the present to discuss the impact of toxic diet culture. As a society, we’re obsessed with looks. It’s […]
I’ve always had an interest in baking, ever since I was a little girl and we would go out as a family blackberry picking in the country fields at the back of our childhood home. I remember the tinged red fingers of mine, as I would pull at the prickly branches and pull off a […]
If you live in or around Newcastle or are thinking of visiting there and you have a sweet tooth, here are two amazing cafés that you need to go and try. Cake Stories Address: 12 Brentwood Avenue Jesmond Newcastle NE2 3DH Opening Hours: Monday to Friday – 9am to 9.30pm Saturday – 9am to 9.30pm […]
Warning: You may find this post triggering if you suffer with emetophobia. I have emetophobia. If you’re not sure what that is, it’s the fear of vomiting and seeing others be sick. Now, before I hear you cry “but no one likes being sick!” let me inform you that it’s so much more than just […]
I loved cracking on with a good project at university. I loved putting my organisation skills to work and seeing everything come together. What I didn’t love however, was group work. I’m sure I’m not the only one when I say that group work at university was well and truly the bain of my life. I always had some pretty strong opinions when it came to group work, but I always kept them under wraps.
As it’s Halloween, I thought today I’d share with you a few experiences of where I faced up to some of my fears. Both of my fears I’m going to talk about today are related to my vomit phobia, but through persuasion and if we’re honest, a bit of FOMO, I’ve managed to come face […]
Amy writes: This year has flown by, and we’ll soon be entering the festive season. While for most of us, the Christmas period is a wonderful time where we enjoy spending time with family, eating and drinking too much, and exchanging gifts. However, for a number of us, the festive season can be incredibly difficult.
Emily writes: Narrowing it down to just my 5 favourite nuggets of wisdom has been incredibly hard… but I’ve managed it (eventually)! So, before I ramble on any longer, here’s Meredith Grey’s top 5 nuggets of wisdom, and the lessons I’ve learnt from them.