Things they don’t tell you about University

Before I moved to go to University as a Fresher the only thing my family and parents friends told me was important was that I needed an en-suite in halls and catered food. Spoiler, they were wrong.I wasn’t informed on much before I went to uni and I had to learn a lot as I [...]

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How blogging has helped with my mental health

I wrote a post not too long ago about how blogging has helped my everyday life and spoke about how it has given me more confidence. Not only has blogging given me confidence in many aspects of life but it has also helped with my mental wellbeing. When I decided to start blogging I never [...]

Learning to practice self-love and self-care

How I am prioritising self-love and self-care

I am a perfectionist, an over thinker and over worker when it comes to important things in my life. The combination of these qualities means that I tend to overstrain myself at the worst of times. Whilst I was at University I took all of my modules, did work experience and took on side projects [...]

Why I went to the doctors for Acne prone skin

For as long as I can remember I have struggled with oily and acne prone skin. I have struggled a great deal when it comes to my insecurities of my skin problems and finally decided to do something about it. When you have acne, all you can think about is your skin and how you [...]

The Benefits of Exercise for Mental Health

For those of you that don’t know, this week is Mental Health Awareness Week and the Mental Health Foundation have created a campaign that looks at mental health from a new angle. Surviving or thriving is their tagline and it got me thinking about my own mental health. You can look on their website for [...]

4 Tips for Organising a Journey

I’m currently writing this post on the train, returning back home for a weekend from University. It is the last week of Easter and I am heading back for the London Marathon as I am working on it this year, filming. If you have seen my previous post, anxiety and travel you will know that I am [...]

Life update #6 | Student Struggles

At the moment it is currently the Easter break. It couldn't have come at a worst time. I have three weeks off when it is the most vital time of this year for me to be working. My schedule is completely thrown off because I don't need to be in any lectures and/or seminars and [...]

Am I pretty enough?

As I write this I am in bed in my pyjamas, hair swept up in a ponytail, no makeup with a cup of green tea scrolling through Instagram, Pinterest and Bloglovin and getting my evening dose of blogging content. As I did the obligatory scrolling of my news feed I began to feel a little [...]

Taking time out for yourself

I once read a quote that went along the lines of "sometimes you need to take a break from things and spend time alone to experience and appreciate and love yourself." I cannot remember who wrote this or where or I saw it but it has stuck with me. If you have read previous posts [...]

Life update #5 | Finding balance

Third year has finally made a huge impact on my life. I am overwhelmed and my social life is plummeting because I find myself spending all of my time in the library or at home working. Final year has crept up on me slowly, and then has hit me all in one go. My dissertation [...]