How to change your mindset from negative to positive

In my last blog post, I wrote about how lockdown affected me personally, and the implications the pandemic had not just on my job but also others in the UK. It could’ve been very easy for me to get myself into a bad-mood-rut, mope about all day and consume my body weight in biscuits. But […]

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Why Smiling is Okay

I was sitting on the train the other day, an overcrowded, stuffy train, and noticed that not one single person was smiling. Yes, I get it – the 19:30 from Birmingham New Street isn’t exactly the circus – but it was as if someone had injected a huge dose of GLUM into the carriage, and […]

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Weekly Round-Up

Find out what I’ve been up to this week, including who’s blog I love, what music I’ve been listening to, and what book I’m reading.

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Weekly Round-Up

Okay, so it’s been a few weeks (ahem-months) since I last posted one of my weekly round-ups. If you are new around here (hi) then I’ll briefly explain what my weekly round-up involves.

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Edinburgh

Last week, my friend and I visited Edinburgh for a few nights. I couldn’t get over how beautiful the place is, so I thought I’d share some photos here on my blog! Also, if you’re thinking of visiting the city, I’ll run through the things we did and the costs involved. Day 1 We flew […]

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#AverageGirlSize

Lucy Wood (@LucyJaneWood), Freelance Writer and YouTuber, has recently uploaded a video, discussing how little representation there is for women with ‘in-between-y’ body shapes. And I totally agree. I’m a size 12, curvy, tall, and have what I like to call a ‘cake pouch’ (the slightly podgy bit of lower tummy!) I’m not part of […]

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University? Completed.

On Monday 14th May 2018, I handed in my final assignment of my university degree and was overwhelmed with all sorts of different emotions. First, I burst into tears as the thought of ohmygodwhatdoIdonow entered my mind, but then, after closing down the online-submission tab on my browser, I felt a huge sense of achievement. And here’s […]

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Do You Spend Too Much Time Online?

“In a world where people strive for likes on social media, where cyber-bullying exists, where there is the constant need to check notifications, people are becoming more and more obsessed with the online world.” This is what I think.

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