2016 wasn’t great needless to say with many legends lost, the war in Syria, Brexit, Trump being elected and more, it was saddening and especially a politically challenging year. My social media has been full of posts with people speaking out on how they couldn’t wait for 2016 to be over because ‘it has been … Continue reading Reflecting on 2016.
I have heard on many occasions that the 20s are better than your teen years of life. You have more independence, more freedom, a better sense of who you want to be and what you want to do. Being 20 years old, having moved out from home and having to really think about my future … Continue reading 20 things I have learnt at the age of 20.
Having personal goals, dreams and ambitions are a must for everyone. Creating a bucket list is fun, exciting and gives you something to look forward to in the future. A while ago, I made a list and here are some of the things I have already ticked off. Snorkelling – Snorkelling in the middle of … Continue reading 5 things I have ticked off my bucket list!
When you start at a new school, college, workplace or even move to a new city one of the most common worries of people is "Will I make any friends? Or what if I don't?" The worry of making friends and 'fitting in' can leave people feeling vulnerable and anxious. Some people find this easier … Continue reading Feeling left out isn’t nice so advocate inclusion.
I am going to Manchester today for my final year of university which is really crazy considering it seems like I only started yesterday. I remember I had dozens of mixed emotions when I did. I was excited but nervous as I was going to a completely new city and living with people I had … Continue reading Making the most of your first year at university.
In my opinion, this whole issue is deep rooted by gender stereotypes. Men are ‘supposed to be’ stronger physically and mentally whereas females are ‘allowed’ to express their emotion and be more vulnerable. However, in reality this is extremely toxic. Men need to feel they can ask for help when they need it instead of … Continue reading Mental health issues in men.
Depression is the most common mental illness that affects over 350 million people worldwide and in England it affects 4-10% of the population. It is a problem that is staggering especially amongst the younger generation. There can be several causes for the illness however common symptoms include: Continuous sadness or low mood Withdrawal from social activity … Continue reading How you can be there for someone with depression.
I thought I would make this blog post a slightly different one talking about my pet peeves! To keep this authentic, I have been writing down pet peeves in my notes app in my phone over the past few weeks so all of these are truly a few things that just annoy me. People who … Continue reading My pet peeves.
These are all products that I currently use and love. I am always on the hunt for new make-up as are a lot of others so I thought why not tell you some of my favourite products and why I love them 🙂 1. Rimmel London Lasting Finish 25 Hour Foundation - £7.99 I love … Continue reading 10 of my favourite make up products under £10!
I have been rattling my head for the past week on what to write about for this week's blog post. I asked my friends, I asked my sister, I looked online and even went to the extent of searching for various ideas in Google but I was evidently having a strong episode of "WRITER'S BLOCK". … Continue reading When social media isn’t at its finest.