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.
In the modern market, something like 70% of people would say that their end goal is to work for themselves, whether that is being the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, or simply being a freelancer in their field. Whatever it may be, more than ever, people are making their lives their business. In the … Continue reading The Self as Brand: 3 Steps To Creating An Attractive and Consistent Brand Identity.
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
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.
There isn't, and most likely never will be, a straightforward answer to the question "How do I stop myself from falling apart?". One of the reasons for that is that, and I'm sorry about this, you shouldn't. That sounds contradictory to the purpose of this post, and possibly a little defeatist but fighting against falling … Continue reading How To Be Productive When You Feel Broken
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
Yesterday my good friend and flatmate Max Moore (https://www.flickr.com/photos/138404630@N05/) took some new acting head-shots for me. Along with my current change of perspective on many-a-thing brought on seemingly by my entrance into my 20's last year, it got me thinking further about why it is I speak so frequently of my mixed race, and of my … Continue reading These Features Of Mine…
find the YOU that makes you sing "This Is Not A Phase". The version of your identity that makes you want to buy a sticker dictating "This Is Who I Am".
First of all my plan for content on this blog is to write twice a week; Tuesday and Thursday is what I'm thinking so far, and I WILL keep to it this time. Maybe you'll even get extra ones every now and again 😉 BUT NOW onto the subject. It's an odd one and it's … Continue reading Letting Go and Holding On – The Thin Line
'Happiness was alien and fragile and Death and Prison were reaching out'