Earlier this month, I found out that I was graduating University with a 2:1. Not only that, but that I managed to achieve a first in my dissertation – something that was both the hardest and best thing I ever did at uni. The standard: ‘cruise by and get a 2:1, work a little harder … Read moreGraduation and Wavelengths
Sometimes, the world just seems impossible to exist in. Sometimes, 8 years of having to battle with your own mind just seems too much. Sometimes, trying to lead the life I ultimately want to live seems out of reach. But despite all that, I still get up every single morning and try my best. Even … Read moreDefault Settings
Plodding through life whilst sticking your head in the sand is something so many of us do, because quite frankly it’s the easiest option. However, it can only get you so far. At least that is what I have found, and I’m sure it is the case for many like me. That’s where therapy comes … Read moreTherapy for Ostriches
Since finishing university, life has been a bit of a whirlwind – and I think these feelings are definitely many of us experience. Going from full-time education straight into a job, whilst simultaneously attempting to balance the gym and trying to keep myself afloat. It’s been hard. It’s brought up many different feelings, as well … Read moreAm I enough?
I’ve waited over a year to be able to write this post, and FINALLY, I am able to do so. Last week, I moved out of my absolutely horrific student house and left the city I have lived in for more or less 4 years. How do I feel? Elated, relieved, sad, lost, and a … Read moreUniversity Life
Think of all the times you’ve said you were tired, only to be told by your friend that they’re more tired. Or more stressed. How about when you started a new hobby and they made a throwaway comment about how it will only last a week. How about when your supposed friend repeatedly makes comments … Read moreFor trees to grow, they mustn’t be torn down
I’ve wanted to write for a while now but writing about what I’m truly passionate about has taken a backseat, what with deadlines and life just getting a bit busy. I don’t want to get random words down just for the sake of it – what I write and post and share are things that … Read moreFrom Pain We Learn
Throughout my whole life, I’ve had relationships with various men that have been, in simple terms: horrific. This won’t be a complete sob story of how I’ve struggled with men throughout my life, and really it probably won’t be a very long post in itself, but I do want to give a quick overview of … Read moreRelationships & Boundaries
Trigger warning: this article contains language related to self-harm, eating disorders and suicide that may be triggering to some individuals. Emaciated, white female, with blonde hair stood in front of the mirror seeing herself as much bigger than she is. Politely refusing all food offered to her. This is the face of eating disorders. … Read moreThe Face of Mental Illnesses
Media has caught onto the body positive community, but the issue with that is what they are using the term as a synonym for self-love. They’re using the term body positive to describe how you should love yourself exactly as you are. And whilst I agree that everyone should love themselves exactly as they are … Read moreWhat Is Body Positivity?