• Stop Trying To Be Superwoman And Say ‘No’ More

    May 19, 2019

    Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life. That is a quote that I have on a cute wooden wall plaque. It is a great message; one that I have always thought to be really inspiring, and yet it is a quote that I have never lived by. We’re…

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    How To Keep Depression At Bay During The Winter Blues

    March 4, 2019

    We all have times where we feel in a low mood and we can’t snap out of it. Don’t worry, it’s totally normal, especially at this time of year! SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) is very common in the winter months due to the lack of sunlight and cold, rainy weather. We go to work and…

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  • How To Stay Safe From Stalkers On Social Media

    February 5, 2019

    “More than a million British people are the victims of stalking every year.” At least that’s what a synopsis states introducing Channel 5’s newest binge-worthy series hitting our screens. The first episode of ‘Stalked: Murder in Slow Motion‘ hits our screens tonight (February 5th) and it feels like another in a long list of disturbing…

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  • Do You Ever Get Over Your Anxiety?

    November 7, 2018

    Anybody who suffers from spells of anxiety will know what a royal pain in the ass it is. It can ruin your day… your week… your month… or even your year. Or, hell, every year in some way! I guess no one told you life was gonna be this way… I guess I’ve always been…

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  • My Tips For Coping With Anxiety In A Busy World

    September 26, 2018

    This crazy world can be a bit overwhelming at times. Sometimes you can struggle to find the time to do the basic things. You know, like eat, sleep, and sometimes even breathe. There’s an obvious reason why there are such high numbers of people with anxiety nowadays and it’s because we are always on the…

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  • Just A Quick Reminder To Treasure Your Siblings

    August 22, 2018

    I ran into my grandma at the weekend. I told her how I was going to my first Leeds United game that afternoon and she told me how she has a Leeds United scarf at home. She has had this scarf for probably over 50 years. The scarf belonged to my grandma’s younger brother who…

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  • Social Media Is Killing My Self-Esteem

    August 15, 2018

    I’m sure I’m not alone in feeling like my life is pretty mediocre? I feel like I’m not amounting to anything; like I’m doing nothing exciting with my life. Last night I just sat in the flat feeling like ‘what is the point in even trying?’ I don’t know where everyone is finding the time…

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  • How To Push Negativity Aside And Have A Great Week

    June 4, 2018

    We all go through periods where we feel run down. Everything gets on top of us, whether it be work, relationships or external factors in our personal lives (or maybe just everything). It affects our day to day running and leaves us feeling constantly low and full of negativity. When you fall into these periods,…

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  • Live For Today And Be Thankful For It

    March 11, 2018

    Most of the time life is bloody wonderful. And sometimes it’s not. You can complain and say that your life sucks because it isn’t going the way you want it to be, but at the end of the day, every morning that you wake up happy and content is a blessing. You are never promised…

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  • Things Nobody Tells You About Going Vegetarian

    February 7, 2018

    While people have been trying out Veganuary for the month of January, I decided to do the slightly less intense version. I decided to go vegetarian. Although for me, the intention is not to just be vegetarian for the month of January, it’s more of an ongoing thing. I’ve tried a couple of times before…

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  • Ways To Beat The Winter Blues

    January 18, 2018

    I’m sure we’re all feeling it… It’s half way through January and we’re miserable. There’s no more fairy lights everywhere, no festive music playing in shops and everybody is either doing Dry January, Veganuary, working off their Christmas body or skint. We’re all depriving ourselves in some way. I’ve been mourning the loss of sunlight…

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  • New Year, New Me… Sort Of

    December 31, 2017

    I knew I’d feel weird once I turned 25 – I was in denial and freaking out and saying I was going to a have a ‘mid twenties crisis’… and it seems to kind of be coming true. But I need to calm the hell down. I think the things about turning 25 is that…

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  • 25 Things In 25 Years

    December 9, 2017

    Well… IT’S MY BIRTHDAY! 25 years young! While I’ve been having an early mid-life crisis regarding turning 25 (because that’s an adult sounding age!) , I’ve been lucky enough to live a great quarter-century with highs and lows that have made it a worthwhile journey. Here’s 25 things I’ve reflected on and compiled since last…

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  • Friday Thoughts – Frivolity And Figuring Yourself Out

    August 11, 2017

    Sometimes we need to take a step back, take a breath, and realise just how lucky we are. It’s easy to wallow in self pity when something isn’t going your way, but after you’ve spent a couple of days milling it over, you should really be looking onwards and upwards. If there’s something you’re unhappy…

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  • 10 Ways I Failed At Adulting This Week

    August 3, 2017

    I don’t think I’m ready for this adulting thing. To be honest, I doubt I will ever be equipped for it. I suck at it! I may be nearly 25 and have just moved into a flat by myself, but it feels like I’m kind-of just playing pretend for now; pretending I’ve got my life…

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  • Please Don’t Let Me Be A ‘Non-Person’

    July 20, 2017

    A couple of years ago I said to myself: “At 24 years old, I’ll figure it all out. My career will finally start to make sense and it will be the best year of my life.” (Let’s all laugh together!) Well, I’m half way through the age of 24 now and I’m still waiting for…

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  • Things To Do TODAY!

    March 29, 2017

    We’re all culprits of not looking after ourselves well enough. We put off and put off things until we get to breaking point, whether this be on work deadlines or taking care of our aching body. And we all know how ‘un-fun’ it is when we reach breaking point. So it’s time to take control.…

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  • Leave Fear At The Door

    February 3, 2017

    Anxiety can be a royal pain in the bum! I think we can all agree on that. It can be an even bigger pain in the bum when you’re a performer; when your sole living relies on being able to hold yourself together when under pressure or when nervous. My anxiety constantly holds me back,…

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