There are some blogs that I write that come like a swift thought. Others take months to fester inside me until I can find the words to give the subject justice. This one is one of those. It's about people-pleasing. It's about painful situations and more than anything, it's about staying true and hopeful in … Continue reading The Moment I Stopped Trying To Be Someone I Wasn’t.
Some Kind of Wonderful – Giovanna Fletcher| A Book Review
After finishing Dream A Little Dream (2015), I noted that reading Giovanna Fletcher's writing was like having a chat with an old friend. This is still true and, perhaps, has evolved in the tone and narrative in Some Kind of Wonderful (2017). When we begin to read a book, we want to be able to … Continue reading Some Kind of Wonderful – Giovanna Fletcher| A Book Review
5 Tips On How To Stay Motivated For Your Side-Hustle
The phrase goes as follows: "I have a 9-5 and a 5-9". In reality, you have a 9-5 and a 24/7 side hustle. It's not always the most glamorous of lives and usually leaves you with heavy bags under your eyes, but in the moments when it seems to be working out, it feels like … Continue reading 5 Tips On How To Stay Motivated For Your Side-Hustle
How To Work on Multiple Projects and Still Finish What You Started
It's the old classic creatives issue. "I have loads of ideas, but not enough time to create them, and the ideas I do have I can never finish". At some point in the process of becoming an accomplished creator, we go through these periods of never finishing anything, putting off everything and blaming every element we can until we finally come back to ourselves.
A Sarcy and Salty Guide to the F**ked Up Stages of Being Okay with Being Alone
"Here is my brief guide to being okay with being alone, especially in your twenties, with a little more sarcasm and saltiness than other guides like these! "
Learning How to Get Up After The Fall Again
Sometimes we have to remind ourselves that dark nights and tiredness, demotivation and loneliness are not infinite. We have been told it a thousand times, we read it in magazines, in inspirational quotes, and it sinks in for a brief moment before we forget it all over again. We wake up, struggle, find ourselves heavier … Continue reading Learning How to Get Up After The Fall Again
Dissertation Dizzy; Trying To Find Balance.
The stress that comes with a dissertation, at whatever level (BA, MA, PHD) is just about as dreadful as my attempt at the tumblr-esque photo that you are regretfully seeing as my featured image. Nevertheless, in both cases, we persevere. First of all I think it is important to inform you all that my day today … Continue reading Dissertation Dizzy; Trying To Find Balance.
How To Stay Organised and Create A System.
In my last post How To Be Productive When You Feel Broken, I spoke about how to deal with being productive after the effects of a breakdown and panic attack. In this post I'm going to be going over some of my tips and own ways of staying organised and productive before a breakdown has time to occur. Staying … Continue reading How To Stay Organised and Create A System.
How To Be A ‘Creative’ And Deal With Mental Illness
When you're a creative type of person and you take the decision to pursue a career in one of the many creative sectors, especially those heavily public ones, many will agree that the chances of you suffering some form of mental illness are quite high. That is not to defer anyone from following their dreams, … Continue reading How To Be A ‘Creative’ And Deal With Mental Illness
Why You Should Stop Letting People Tell You That You NEED A Partner
So here's a subject that's come up in my life a lot and one I will always gladly have discussions with friends about. If you're like me, then the only relationship you've been in was a primary school romance that ended when I moved town. Like all 5 year old children end a relationship, it … Continue reading Why You Should Stop Letting People Tell You That You NEED A Partner