Essays · Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Embracing Life’s Spectrum: Living Free

We can free ourselves by thinking less black and white. Less us and them. Less "you are or you aren't". Because life should be lived on a spectrum. And this spectrum both sets us free and connects us...   Personality & Identity We are never fully formed. People will have you believe that once you… Continue reading Embracing Life’s Spectrum: Living Free

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Stress Awareness Month: Let’s Talk Stress

April is Stress Awareness Month, and so I wanted to talk all about stress: what it is, how it affects us, why we get stressed, and how we can prevent it...   What is Stress (really)? In one word, I would link stress to overwhelm. It is when you're doing too much or thinking about… Continue reading Stress Awareness Month: Let’s Talk Stress

Author Stuff · Life & Stuff · Writing Tips

The Three Morals of My Current Story

My current work in progress is a novel about five young artists at an art school (university) in England. They've all got their fair share of problems and at the school, they are able to confront these and finally better their lives. I wanted the theme of Identity to be at the centre of the… Continue reading The Three Morals of My Current Story

Essays · Life & Stuff · Thought Capture

The Problem With The Millennial Generation

(I'm a millennial! I'm only 23! So what I say is coming from personal opinion, experience, and observations!)   Impatience We think we don't have time. We see everyone else's lives in front of us and want to rush our own lives so that they stack up. Get money and status right now. Marriage and… Continue reading The Problem With The Millennial Generation

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

What To Do When You Feel Stuck

What is stuck? Paralysed by indecision, options, choice Not knowing what you should do Not knowing who you are Feeling off about something but you might not know what Feeling dissatisfied, angry, incomplete, tired, bored, unmotivated, etc. Generally not being content   *Firstly, a disclaimer. I am not someone who feels particularly unstuckĀ for myself right… Continue reading What To Do When You Feel Stuck

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

5 Things NOT to Say to Someone in a Rut

What have you done today? You may think that you're being kind and asking about their day, but the phrasing of this is important to note. You're not asking how their day was or if they're okay, you're asking what they're done. This then brings about some reactions: I must think of something productive or… Continue reading 5 Things NOT to Say to Someone in a Rut

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Why Self Awareness is All You Need

How many times have you found yourself saying, "I didn't realise" or "I didn't mean to" or "why did I do that?" Common phrases, aren't they. Sadly, not enough of us are aware of the world around us, the people around us, or what is going on inside of ourselves. However, this can all be… Continue reading Why Self Awareness is All You Need