Build your 2019

I came across this picture during one of my daily social media trawling sessions and it really made me smile. Not only is the illustration sweet but the message is surprisingly relevant and poignant. Contrary to popular belief, the world does not owe us anything. We are not owed success, we are not owed happiness … Continue reading Build your 2019

Your Resolution Remedy

Here we go, the glittering mirage of 2019 had arrived and so the rumbles of the oncoming avalanche of resolutions can be heard, if they haven’t already snowed your Facebook under. Strap in for the onslaught of ‘New Year, New Me’ and claims of 2019 being everyone you knows’ year. Despite the above cynicism, I … Continue reading Your Resolution Remedy

Living a Life of Leisure (Centres)

In my previous posts, I have touched on two topics which affect my life: vanity and motivation, so it only feels right for the third post to combine them. In 2013, I left my life as I knew it and moved to Sheffield for University. Unfortunately, unbeknownst to me, I was leaving my body, as … Continue reading Living a Life of Leisure (Centres)

Being Mildly Motivated: An Abusive Relationship with Yourself

One thing that I have learnt never to underestimate is my ability to avoid doing stuff. These tasks are unlimited in their variety; all that is certain is that if I feel as though I ‘should’ be doing it, a lot of the time I won’t be. Not doing/starting/completing things is not especially out of … Continue reading Being Mildly Motivated: An Abusive Relationship with Yourself

The Problem With Thinking ‘Beauty is Only Skin Deep’

Okay, so I didn’t really know what I wanted to start writing about so I looked in the mirror to do some soul searching and got distracted, as always, by my skin. I have acne. I’ve had acne for ages. It’s not nutrition based, not a symptom of needing to drink more water or because … Continue reading The Problem With Thinking ‘Beauty is Only Skin Deep’