*This is a controversial blog post, I know. I am saying, or at least trying to, that labels can be damaging and that we need to be careful when using them...* Here are the biggest labels that we use on one another to try to categorise and "understand" one another better: White Black Asian Mixed… Continue reading Identity Labels That We Need to Remove
I know that my mental health weakens when I compare myself to others, get jealous of others, fail or fall short, or don't do "enough". Well, the best way to combat this is to remind yourself that you're enough. Remind yourself of the awesomeness that you've already achieved or seen or experienced. We can feel… Continue reading Remind Yourself That You’re Enough
On this, my 23rd birthday, I want to reflect (as I often do) on my 22nd year. What did I do? Where did I go? Did I grow? Here are the notable things that happened over the last year for me... Recent (Jan-Apr 2018) Spring Wolf Run completed despite my crappy body. I wrote my… Continue reading In my 22nd year…
Most people who work a job they hate, or work a 9-5 stuck to a desk, have probably once dreamt of working remotely (away from an office). But as a new remote worker (freelancer), I'm here to say it's not all it's cracked up to be. Here's why this way of working isn't always so… Continue reading Remote Working and Freelancing Sucks!
...is P-ing all over the place. That's right, p-ing. You need to focus on and harness these Ps in life and you will never go wrong Persistence - the only way to win is to keep on going. The water cuts through the rock with persistence above all else. Patience - with persistence comes patience.… Continue reading The Secret to Success in All Areas of Life
It is the Spring Equinox today, which means spring is here! I think someone needs to tell the weather that, though... Spring is my favourite time of year because it's all about rebirth, coming anew, and getting out of that winter slump. I find that I suffer from SAD in the winter, so I always… Continue reading Spring Has Sprung & What That Means For Me
There is a multitude of lifestyle options out there in the world. I've had so many conflicting feelings in my life since leaving college, and this is because I've been torn between what my heart says and what is presented to me in society. You see, in our western world, we can often get caught… Continue reading Different Ways to Live