Oh, I Just Manifested It!

I first came across the art of manifestation when I started listening to more podcasts and reading more ‘self-help’ books. However, there was one novel in particular that really pushed me over the edge when it comes to believing in myself and the universe, and that was ‘How to be a Badass’ by Jen Sincero. … Continue reading Oh, I Just Manifested It!

Finding Your Brave

In case you were not aware, this week has been dubbed Children’s Mental Health Week by the charity known as Place2Be, a UK organization who have been working with students, families and staff to provide young people with support through one-to-one and group counselling in schools. The campaign’s website states that ‘around three children in … Continue reading Finding Your Brave

Why do we need friends?

Friendship is one of the most important things in the world to me. In my opinion, it's more important to have strong friendships than it is to have a romantic relationship with someone. Maybe that's just me. But I've recently been thinking, why do we go about creating these bonds with seemingly random people who … Continue reading Why do we need friends?

Physical Effects of Mental Illness

You might think that spreading awareness on mental health in today’s world is overdone. Aren’t we at a point now where everyone is suitably conscious of the issues surrounding mental health? It’s true, we’ve come a long way when it comes to acknowledging our mental health struggles and working out how we can help those … Continue reading Physical Effects of Mental Illness

Social Media: The Good, The Bad and The Unfiltered.

I recently finished reading a book written by one of my favourite authors, Matt Haig. The book, titled 'Notes on a Nervous Planet', focuses on living life in the modern, digital world, and how we as humans are coping (or rather, trying to cope) with the changes that our endless advances within technology and society … Continue reading Social Media: The Good, The Bad and The Unfiltered.

My Top Five Tips for Improving an ‘Off Day’

We all have those days when we don't feel like ourselves, some maybe more than others. On these days you may feel down, unmotivated, tired or you might not even understand exactly what it is that you are feeling. Your mind and body probably both tell you to stay in bed, to just call the … Continue reading My Top Five Tips for Improving an ‘Off Day’

Three Things I Learnt From Being a Waitress

I got my first job the summer after I had finished my GCSE's. The role was waitressing at a family run cafe in a busy town centre. I was working mainly just Saturdays on a measly £4.50 an hour wage (so earning roughly £30 a week including tips). Despite being absolutely terrified when I started, … Continue reading Three Things I Learnt From Being a Waitress